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The division rival Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers are set to renew hostilities on Friday when they meet at Comerica Park.
Andre Rienzo will be the starting pitcher for the White Sox on this day. Righthander Rienzo is 2-2 this season with a 5.04 ERA.
Rienzo's opponent in this one will be Max Scherzer. The Tigers righthander has a 2.95 ERA to go along with a 19-3 record this season.
In their last action, Chicago was a 4-3 loser at home against the Twins. Bettors on Minnesota at +128 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 5-4 winner as they battled the Mariners at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -194 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Chicago: 60-92 SU
Detroit: 89-64 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a loss are 2-8
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing Seattle are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games when playing Detroit
Chi White Sox are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games when playing Detroit
Chi White Sox are 4-16 SU in their last 20 games
Detroit is 11-2 SU in their last 13 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Detroit is 9-4 SU in their last 13 games when playing Chi White Sox
Detroit home to Chi White Sox, Saturday, September 21