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James Shields, Chad Bell Take Mound in Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers Tilt

The Chicago White Sox pay a visit to Detroit on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Tigers bats in baseball betting action at Comerica Park.

James Shields, with a record of 3-6 on the season, gets the ball for the Chicago White Sox, while the Detroit Tigers trot Chad Bell to the mound in this one. He is 0-2 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Chicago White Sox were 113 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 10 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the White Sox to win this game 9.2-1.5. 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

The Detroit Tigers bring a 60-85 record to the battle against the 58-87 White Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Chicago injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 29-ranked Detroit Tigers and the No. 27-rated Chicago White Sox in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Chicago White Sox rank No. 15 at 8.76 hits per game. That compares with the Detroit Tigers No. 12 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Detroit has the No. 29-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the White Sox own the No. 25 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Chicago rolled to a 5-3 win against Kansas City on Wednesday, as Lucas Giolito and the White Sox' bats led the team to victory at Kauffman Stadium.

Detroit suffered a 5-3 loss against Cleveland on Wednesday, as B Farmer wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Progressive Field.

Betting Trends
  • Chi White Sox is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games
  • Detroit is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Chicago at Detroit, Friday, September 15th