Today’s AL Central matchup between the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago White Sox is set to take place at 2:10 PM ET at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL. The Tigers come into this game with a 1-0 record, while the White Sox are looking for their first win after dropping their season opener.

On the mound for the Tigers is Kenta Maeda, while Michael Soroka will get the start for the White Sox. The Tigers are currently favored in this one, with their money line sitting at -142 compared to the White Sox at +119. The over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, with the over paying out at -107 compared to the under at -115.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX VS DETROIT TIGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Chicago White Sox Moneyline +119

This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field at 2:10 ET on Saturday, March 30th.

HOW TO BET THE TIGERS VS WHITE SOX:

  • We have the White Sox winning by a score of 5 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 9 runs and like the over

Both Tarik Skubal and Garrett Crochet had quality starts in the last game of this Tigers vs. White Sox series, but neither pitcher factored into the decision. Jason Foley picked up the save for Detroit in a 1-0 win over Chicago. The Tigers were actually the road favorite in this game, coming in at -162 on the money line.

Offensively, the Tigers finished with six hits compared to just three for the White Sox. Detroit didn’t have a single extra-base hit, while the only run of the game came in the 3rd inning. Spencer Torkelson led the Tigers’ offense with a 2/4 day at the plate.

Despite not giving up a run, Crochet took the loss for the White Sox, while Skubal went six innings and gave up three hits. Both starters finished with 11 strikeouts.

Tigers Records & Stats

Kenta Maeda will be making his first start of the season against the White Sox after going 1-1 against them last year. In 2021, Maeda made 20 starts and finished the season with an ERA of 4.23. He had a record of 6-8 and made six quality starts. Last season, Maeda gave up a total of 17 home runs and averaged 10.09 strikeouts per nine innings. His ERA against the White Sox last season was 2.14.

For the Tigers, we have some player prop projections that might be of interest. Riley Greene is our top projected hitter in terms of total hits for the Tigers, and his home run projection is 3rd best on the team and 16th in the league today. Spencer Torkelson has the best odds to hit a home run on the team, and his home run projection is 11th best in the league. Jake Rogers has the 2nd best odds to hit a home run for the Tigers, and his home run projection is 14th in today’s slate of games.

White Sox Records & Stats

Michael Soroka will be making his seventh appearance of the season and his seventh start when he takes the mound against the Tigers. Soroka’s record is 2-2, and he’s coming off a season in which he had one quality start. Last year, Soroka allowed nine home runs and had an ERA of 6.40. His WHIP was 1.49, and opponents had an OPS of .900. Soroka’s FIP was 6.56, and his strikeout-to-walk ratio was 2.4.

When looking at the White Sox player props, Luis Robert Jr. is not only projected to have the most hits on the team, but he also has the best odds to hit a home run. His home run projection is 7th best in the league today. Eloy Jiménez is 2nd in terms of total hits and has the 4th best odds to hit a homer for the White Sox. Andrew Benintendi has the 27th best odds in terms of total hits today and his home run projection is 21st in the league.