First pitch is set for 4:10 PM ET at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL. The Tigers are currently favored on the road, with a moneyline payout of -183 compared to the White Sox at +153. The over/under line is set at 8 runs, with the over paying out at -104 and the under at -118.

On the mound, the Tigers will send out Tarik Skubal, while the White Sox will counter with Garrett Crochet. If you’re looking to catch the game on TV, it’s being broadcast on BSDET.


The Pick: Chicago White Sox Moneyline +153

This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field at 4:10 ET on Thursday, March 28th.


  • We have the White Sox winning by a score of 6 to 4
  • If you’re looking for a run line pick, we also like the White Sox to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 10 runs and like the over

Tigers Records & Stats

Despite finishing with a record above .500, the Tigers missed out on the playoffs last season. They went 78-84 overall, which was good for 9th in the American League and 2nd in the AL Central. In the division, Detroit went 35-17.

At home, the Tigers were under .500, going 37-44. On the road, they were above .500 at 41-40. In night games, Detroit went 39-50 compared to 39-34 in day games. As the favorite, the Tigers went 27-14, while they were 51-70 as the underdog.

Last season, the Tigers had a run line record of 88-74, including a 42-39 record at home and a 46-35 record on the road. For the season, their average run differential was -.5 runs per game. In games they won, their average run differential was +3.1 runs per game, compared to -3.8 runs per game in losses. They were the favorite in 25.3% of their games, going 22-19 vs. the run line in those games.

When looking at last year’s over/under record, the Tigers finished the season at 78-78. Their average over/under line for the season was 8.4 runs, and in games with an over/under line of 8 runs, the over/under record was 15-11-4. On the season, 61.1% of their games had higher over/under lines than today’s line of 8 runs, and their games finished with an average of 8.6 runs per game.

The Tigers will send left-hander Tarik Skubal to the mound against the White Sox. Last season, Skubal made 15 starts and finished with a record of 7-3. His ERA for the season was 2.80, and he made five quality starts. In terms of his WHIP, Skubal finished the season at .90. Last season, Skubal faced the White Sox twice and finished with a record of 2-0 and an ERA of 0.86.

Despite finishing 27th in runs per game last season, the Tigers’ offense was actually better on the road, averaging 4.1 runs per game compared to 4.0 at home. For the season, they were 21st in home runs and 19th in batting average. Their strikeout numbers were 22nd in the league, and they were 19th in walks. Overall, their OPS of .687 was 26th in the league.

The Tigers’ top returning home run hitter is Spencer Torkelson, who hit 31 homers and drove in 94 runs last season. Jake Rogers hit 21 homers and batted .221. Mark Canha is a new addition to the team and hit .262 with 11 homers and 62 RBIs last season.

White Sox Records & Stats

Despite being the home team, the White Sox are the underdog in today’s game against the Tigers. Last season, the White Sox went 38-78 as the underdog, while their overall record was 61-101.

Chicago’s series record last season was 12-34-5, and their overall home record was 31-50. In the American League, the White Sox finished 13th and 4th in the AL Central. In divisional play, they went 23-29.

Chicago finished the season with a run line record of 81-81, including a mark of 37-44 at home and 44-37 on the road. In games that they covered the run line, their average scoring margin was +2.0 runs per game, compared to -4.5 runs per game in games they did not cover. For the season, they were the underdog in 71.6% of their games, going 63-53 in those contests.

When looking at the White Sox’ over/under record from last season, they finished with a record of 72-84. Their average over/under line was 8.7 runs per game, and in games with an O/U line of 8, the over/under record was 14-7. Last season, 76.5% of their games had higher O/U lines than 8, and their games averaged a combined 9.1 runs per game.

Garrett Crochet is coming off a season in which he made 12 appearances but did not start a game. His record for the season was 0-2, and he finished the year with an ERA of 3.55. In terms of batting average allowed, Crochet held opponents to a .240 mark, while his on-base percentage allowed was .377. Last season, Crochet made two appearances against the Tigers, finishing with an ERA of 1.8.

At home last season, the White Sox struggled to score runs, averaging just 3.8 runs per game, which was 27th in the league. Overall, they were 28th in the league in runs per game at 3.9. Their batting average of .238 was 18th in the league, but their on-base percentage of .291 was 24th. On the road, they were even worse, averaging just 4.1 runs per game (25th).

The White Sox will be looking for Luis Robert Jr. and Andrew Vaughn to continue their power hitting from last season. Robert hit 38 home runs and had a slugging percentage of .542. Vaughn hit 21 home runs and drove in 80 runs. Andrew Benintendi led the team in hits last season with a batting average of .262. Martín Maldonado is a new addition to the team after hitting 15 home runs for the Astros last season.