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Chicago White Sox Face the Detroit Tigers Friday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Detroit and Chicago on Friday, with the host Tigers trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

The Detroit Tigers will rely on Anibal Sanchez to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jose Quintana will be his counterpart for the Chicago White Sox. Anibal Sanchez is 6-7 this season, and Jose Quintana is 3-7.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Detroit Tigers were listed as -168 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 3.5-3.2 win for the Tigers. A 3.5-3.2 result in favor of the Tigers is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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 (37-36) will face the 32-40 White Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Chicago injuries news.

The Detroit Tigers sit at No. 17 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Chicago White Sox sit at No. 28 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Detroit has baseball's No. 11-rated offensive output, at 9.35 hits per game. The Chicago White Sox average 8.13 hits per game, good for No. 25 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Detroit has the No. 20-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the White Sox own the No. 24 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The White Sox beat Detroit in extra innings, earning a 8-7 victory at Comerica Park in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
  • Chi White Sox is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
  • Detroit is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • Detroit is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games at home
  • Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Detroit, Saturday, June 27th