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Sep 13, 8:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Detroit Tigers vs Chicago White Sox Odds

75-67TEAM RECORD76-66

The Chicago White Sox look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Tigers arrive at U.S. Cellular Field on Thursday.

Chris Sale will take the mound for Chicago, and he'll carry a 16-6 record into the contest. Justin Verlander gets the ball for Detroit; he's 13-8 so far this season.

View Detroit vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Tigers listed as favorites of 120 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 7-ranked White Sox and the American League No. 2-rated Tigers in this matchup.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 5-rated American League offense, averaging 4.7 runs per game, against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 5 in the American League at 4.2 in runs allowed per game. The White Sox have averaged 8.8 hits per game so far, less than Tigers batters have averaged on the year (9.1 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the American League's No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Chicago, on the other hand, rates No. 3 in scoring at home.

Detroit was an 8-6 winner in its last match on the road against the White Sox. They won as -139 favorites, while the total score of 14 made winners of OVER bettors. The Tigers enjoyed an 8-6 victory at the expense of the White Sox on Wednesday, with Max Scherzer throwing 6 innings of 4-hit ball at U.S. Cellular Field.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

A few Tigers at White Sox trends to consider:
Detroit is 9-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Detroit's last 21 games
Detroit is 15-7 SU in their last 22 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Chi White Sox are 11-5 SU in their last 16 games at home
Chi White Sox are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games at home
Chi White Sox are 7-15 SU in their last 22 games when playing at home against Detroit
Chi White Sox are 4-9 SU in their last 13 games

Next up:
Detroit at Cleveland, Friday, September 14
Chi White Sox at Minnesota, Friday, September 14