MLB Preview: Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox

by Dirty on September 12, 2011

Betting on White Sox Baseball The Detroit Tigers will be trying to extend a winning streak on Monday when they take on the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field.

Rick Porcello will be the starting pitcher for the Tigers on this day. Righthander Porcello is 13-8 this season with a 4.87 ERA.

Starting this game for the White Sox will be John Danks. The lefthander has a 4.09 ERA to go along with a 6-11 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the White Sox listed as 116-moneyline favorites versus the Tigers, while the game’s total is sitting at 9.

Detroit won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Twins on September 11. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -247 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Chicago lost its last outing, a 7-3 result against the Indians on September 11. Bettors who backed the Indians at -103 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Current streak:
Detroit has won 9 straight games.

Team records:
Detroit: 84-62 SU
Chicago: 73-72 SU

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 9-1

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit’s last 5 games on the road
Detroit is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox’s last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox’s last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox’s last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi White Sox’s last 10 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next up:
Chi White Sox home to Detroit, Tuesday, September 13

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