The Chicago White Sox will make a road trip to Detroit to take on their division rival Tigers at Comerica Park. The matchup will get going at 7:10 p.m. ET and fans hoping to watch it can tune in to NBC Sports Chicago.
Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers Odds
Chicago (-130) is the favorite against Detroit (+120) and Vegas has set the Over/Under for this night game at 10 runs (-105 for the over and -115 for the under). You can also wager on the game’s runline with the current odds coming in at White Sox -1.5 runs (+115) and Tigers +1.5 runs (-135).
The White Sox have gone 66-86 SU this year and are 73-78 against the spread (ATS). They’ve accumulated 4.7 units for gamblers taking the moneyline, despite having lost 9.6 units ATS. Chicago has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total has gone over in four of those seven. The Tigers, on the other hand, are 45-107 SU and 63-88 ATS. They’ve lost 37.7 units for bettors taking the moneyline and 30.3 units ATS. Detroit has a 3-5 ATS record over its last seven outings and the under has cashed in five of those seven.
Detroit games have an over/under record of 68-72-11 in 2019. Chicago has an over/under record of 71-74-6.
Dylan Cease will get the start for the visiting White Sox. The right-handed Cease is 3-7 with a 6.18 ERA and 73 strikeouts. He’s 2-0 with 12 strikeouts and a 4.50 ERA against Detroit this year (two starts).
The Tigers are handing the ball to righty Jordan Zimmermann (1-11, 6.32 ERA), who has 74 strikeouts and 23 walks, along with a WHIP of 1.44. Zimmermann is 0-1 with four strikeouts and a 7.11 ERA in one start against Chicago this year.
Chicago’s pitchers have allowed 5.3 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 5.36 ERA, 1.46 WHIP and 8.33 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 4.46, along with a WHIP of 1.46.
White Sox hitters have slashed .258/.313/.408 on their way to 4.3 runs scored per game in 2019, including 4.5 runs per game against divisional foes and 5.0 per game over the team’s last five contests (1-4 SU).
Jose Abreu and Tim Anderson continue to lead Chicago’s offense. Abreu is hitting .280/.327/.505 with 33 home runs, 119 RBIs and 78 runs scored. Anderson (.335/.355/.511) has produced 17 homers, 55 RBIs, 76 runs and 16 stolen bases.
In the other dugout, Detroit’s pitching staff has allowed 5.7 runs per game overall in 2019. The team’s starters have a 5.47 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 4.99 ERA, 1.50 WHIP and 8.5 K/9. In 66 games against AL Central opponents, Tigers starters have an ERA of 6.40 and the bullpen’s ERA is 5.19.
Detroit’s hitters are putting up 3.7 runs per outing, including 4.0 per game against divisional foes and 2.0 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .221/.274/.331 over its last five games and is 1-4 SU during that stretch.
Miguel Cabrera and Nicholas Castellanos have led the Tigers’ batters this year. Cabrera is hitting .284/.350/.391 with 10 home runs, 55 RBIs and 38 runs scored, and the line for Castellanos stands at .273/.328/.462 with 11 homers, 37 RBIs and 57 runs scored.
The White Sox have lost 6.3 units and are 41-59 ATS when facing a righty starter this season. The over has cashed in 44 of those games, compared to 52 that’ve gone under against right-handed starting pitchers. On the other hand, the Tigers have lost 35.0 units and are 44-72 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in 48 of those games, as opposed to 59 that’ve gone under.
Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers MLB Tip
Predictions: SU Winner – White Sox, ATS Winner – White Sox, O/U – UNDER
Chicago has logged 16 extra-base hits over its last five games. Detroit has 11 XBH over its last five.
The Tigers have lost four of their last five games SU.
Chicago has recorded 27.1 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 26.6 over its last five.
The White Sox have hit 19 home runs in their last 10 games. The Tigers have hit eight over their last 10.
The White Sox have a team OPS of .721 this season and an OPS of .702 against right-handed pitchers. The Tigers’ OPS stands at .686 overall and .677 against righties.