FOR WEATHER INFORMATION CLICK "FREE MATCHUP" LINK UNDER EACH GAME
Refresh  
  Page last updated on Thu Jun 22 12:35:56 EDT 2017
TOP NEWS
JIM LEYLAND’S TIGERS HAVE WON NINE STRAIGHT GAMES
Mon, 12 Sep 2011 11:37 AM EDT

DETROIT TIGERS (84-62, +14.6 Units)

at CHICAGO WHITE SOX (73-72, -5.7 Units)

First pitch: Monday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
Line: Chicago -115, Detroit +105, Total: 9

The scorching-hot Detroit Tigers will look to win their 10th straight game on Monday night when they travel to Chicago to face the White Sox. Detroit has opened up a commanding 10½-game lead over Chicago, and the Tigers’ magic number is now seven. Vegas odds.

Getting the ball for Detroit is Rick Porcello (13-8, 4.87 ERA) who has had a dreadful history against Chicago, going 1-4 with a 7.46 ERA in six starts. Hurling for the White Sox is lefty John Danks (6-11, 4.09 ERA). Danks has had a rough time as of late, allowing 13 runs (12 ER) in 10.2 innings over his past two starts, both losses. Detroit has beaten up on division opponents this year, going 43-21 (+17.2 Units), and has also been terrific coming off wins (49-34). Chicago has not defended its home field too well, with a 33-39 home mark (-17.1 Units). The pick here is for DETROIT to keep the streak going on Monday night and make it 10 straight in a lopsided road victory.

Some more FoxSheets trends cautioning against Chicago include this pair:

CHI WHITE SOX are 10-21 (32.3%, -14.2 Units) against the money line after 3 straight games where they committed no errors this season. The average score was CHI WHITE SOX 3.5, OPPONENT 5.7 – (Rating = 2*). Betting lines.

Play Against – All favorites with a money line of -110 or higher (CHI WHITE SOX) – terrible offensive team (<=4.2 runs/game) against an average starting pitcher (ERA= 4.70 to 5.70)-AL, after 2 straight games where they committed no errors. (34-22 since 1997.) (60.7%, +22.2 units. Rating = 2*).

Detroit’s nine-game win streak is the longest since its championship season of 1984. A big part of the Tigers recent success is due to their bullpen who have recorded a 2.20 ERA over the past 36 games. A mixture between good hitting and solid pitching has resulted in Detroit winning 10 of Porcello’s last 12 starts. Porcello has been strong of late with a 2.75 ERA in his past three starts including two outings of allowing only one run.

Danks pitched very well against Detroit in April (6 IP, 3 ER, 8 K) and July (6 IP, 1 ER, 10 K), but the Tigers lit him up on Sept. 2, banging out nine hits and eight runs in 4.2 IP. Danks will need to find a way to get out Magglio Ordonez, who is 16-for-32 with two home runs against the lefty. Paul Konerko is looking for his 30th home run of the season on Monday night, which would give him 30 homers for the seventh consecutive season. Konerko has been the rock in that Chicago lineup for many years and has always provided clutch hitting and power. Sports scores.


Sponsored Links

Download Printable Schedules
Now you can download and print schedules for each sport so you can plan ahead and track your results.
UPDATED:
BASEBALL 4/2/2017 - 6/3/2017
TOP TEN WAGERS
RK Team
1
St Louis Cardinals
2
Toronto Blue Jays
3
Chicago White Sox
4
Chicago White Sox
5
Philadelphia Phillies
06/22/2017
Intl - European Championship WGREECE W at TURKEY W06:00 AM PST
WTA - Birmingham, Great BritainVANDEWEGHE, C vs. KONTA, J07:15 AM PST
WTA - Mallorca, Spain, DoublesJANKOVIC J / SEVASTOVA A vs. KLEPAC A / MARTINEZ SANCHEZ M J07:15 AM PST
ATP - London, Great BritainCHARDY, J vs. LOPEZ, F08:00 AM PST
WTA - Mallorca, SpainKONJUH, A vs. AZARENKA, V08:00 AM PST
ATP - Halle, GermanyFEDERER, R vs. ZVEREV, M08:30 AM PST
WTA - Birmingham, Great BritainMLADENOVIC, K vs. ZHANG, S08:45 AM PST
Intl - European Championship WLATVIA W at SPAIN W09:00 AM PST
WTA - Mallorca, SpainCEPELOVA, J vs. GARCIA, C10:00 AM PST
MLBSt. Louis Cardinals vs Philadelphia Phillies10:05 AM PST
MLBChicago White Sox vs Minnesota Twins10:10 AM PST
MLBToronto Blue Jays vs Texas Rangers11:05 AM PST
MLBPittsburgh Pirates vs Milwaukee Brewers11:10 AM PST
Intl - European Championship WSLOVAKIA W at FRANCE W11:30 AM PST
MLBArizona Diamondbacks vs Colorado Rockies12:10 PM PST
MLBHouston Astros vs Oakland Athletics12:35 PM PST
MLBCleveland Indians vs Baltimore Orioles4:05 PM PST
MLBLos Angeles Angels vs New York Yankees4:05 PM PST
MLBChicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins4:10 PM PST
MLBSan Francisco Giants vs Atlanta Braves4:35 PM PST
MLBNew York Mets vs Los Angeles Dodgers7:10 PM PST
MLBDetroit Tigers vs Seattle Mariners7:10 PM PST
06/23/2017
MLBCincinnati Reds vs Washington Nationals4:05 PM PST
MLBTexas Rangers vs New York Yankees4:05 PM PST
MLBChicago Cubs vs Miami Marlins4:10 PM PST
MLBBaltimore Orioles vs Tampa Bay Rays4:10 PM PST
MLBLos Angeles Angels vs Boston Red Sox4:10 PM PST
MLBMinnesota Twins vs Cleveland Indians4:10 PM PST
MLBMilwaukee Brewers vs Atlanta Braves4:35 PM PST
MLBOakland Athletics vs Chicago White Sox5:10 PM PST
MLBPittsburgh Pirates vs St. Louis Cardinals5:15 PM PST
MLBToronto Blue Jays vs Kansas City Royals5:15 PM PST
MLBPhiladelphia Phillies vs Arizona Diamondbacks6:40 PM PST
MLBColorado Rockies vs Los Angeles Dodgers7:10 PM PST
MLBHouston Astros vs Seattle Mariners7:10 PM PST
MLBDetroit Tigers vs San Diego Padres7:10 PM PST
MLBNew York Mets vs San Francisco Giants7:15 PM PST

x