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MLB Betting Line Favors the Detroit Tigers over the Chicago White Sox

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Chicago White Sox dueling the Detroit Tigers on Friday at Comerica Park.

Matthew Boyd gets the call for the Detroit Tigers and he will try to build on a 2-1 mark. In the other dugout, Mike Pelfrey brings a 0-1 ledger to the game for the Chicago White Sox as he tries to quiet the Tigers bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Detroit Tigers were listed as -182 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9.5 earlier at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.0-4.4 win for the White Sox. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Detroit (11-10) will face the 11-9 White Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Chicago injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Detroit Tigers rated this week at No. 25 and the Chicago White Sox sitting at No. 13.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 17 ranking for hits at 8.19 per game. By contrast, the Chicago White Sox are rated No. 23 in the same category at 7.8 per game.

Chicago brings the No. 2-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Tigers's No. 30-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Chi White Sox's last 18 games
  • Chi White Sox is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Detroit is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • Detroit is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Detroit is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Detroit, Saturday, April 29th