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Erik Johnson White Sox at Home vs Detroit Tigers in MLB Betting Odds Clash

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

The match puts starter Justin Verlander for the Detroit Tigers on the hill facing Erik Johnson for the Chicago White Sox. Verlander brings a 5-8 mark to the game, while Johnson is 3-1 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of 106 for the Chicago White Sox in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8 at 5Dimes.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4-2.7 result in favor of 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

75-85 Chicago battles the Tigers, currently with a 73-86 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Detroit injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 25-ranked Chicago White Sox and the No. 23-rated Detroit Tigers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chicago has baseball's No. 27-rated offensive output, at 8.58 hits per game. The Detroit Tigers average 9.42 hits per game, good for No. 1 on the list.

Detroit brings the No. 29-rated defense to this matchup, facing the White Sox's No. 18-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit suffered a 2-1 loss against Chicago on Friday, as A Simon wasn't able to lead his team to victory at U.S. Cellular Field.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Detroit's last 20 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Chicago, Sunday, October 4th