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

The Detroit Tigers will look to pick up a road win when they take on the White Sox in Chicago at Guaranteed Rate Field on Friday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

The Chicago White Sox will turn to Tyler Danish and his 0-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Detroit Tigers send Matthew Boyd (2-4) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Chicago White Sox in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline underdogs of 103 at BetOnline for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 9.5 at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.7-2.3 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.

Detroit Tigers vs Chicago White Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Chicago (20-25) will face the 22-24 Tigers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Detroit injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Chicago White Sox rated this week at No. 18 and the Detroit Tigers sitting at No. 19.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has baseball's No. 18-rated offensive output, at 8.49 hits per game. The Detroit Tigers average 8.17 hits per game, good for No. 21 on the list.

Defensively, Detroit features the No. 26-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.29 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 at home, scoring 5 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit suffered a 7-6 loss against Houston on Thursday, as J Verlander wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Minute Maid Park.

The White Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in J Quintana's start, as they lost 8-6 against Arizona on Wednesday at Chase Field.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Chi White Sox is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games
  • Chi White Sox is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Chicago, Saturday, May 27th