DetroitTigers20-25
Channel: TBDMatchup: TBDOdds: TBD
ChicagoWhite Sox29-16

Detroit Tigers @ Chicago White Sox Lines and Odds

 
 
953 DETTigersM. Boyd
968 CHWWhite SoxL. Giolito
Betting
LineSUATSO/U
20-2524-2124-21
29-1616-2921-22
Scoring
PPGOPPG
4.565.78
5.513.87
Powerline Rating
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Tigers vs. White Sox Series Betting Preview

For Tigers vs. White Sox betting odds and more, you’ve come to the right place.

A pair of AL Central teams do battle, as the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers face off in a three-game set in the South Side of Chicago. The Sox have won six of the seven meetings between the teams this season.

The White Sox come into the series after visiting the Pittsburgh Pirates. Chicago’s offense has been dominating this season, and the Tigers pitching staff will be in for a stiff challenge. The Tigers hosted the Milwaukee Brewers in a two-game set before having a double-header against the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday. Detroit is a club that continues to hover near .500 and a potential playoff spot.

Looking at the World Series betting odds, the White Sox opened the season at +4000 to win it. Thanks to an offensive surge and solid pitching this season, you can now find them between +1400 and +1800.  Knowing where the two teams sit and given that the White Sox are a very popular team right now, it makes sense that the White Sox are the favorites in this series if we look at the White Sox vs. Tigers odds.

If you’d like to shop around and compare White Sox vs. Tigers lines across various sportsbooks, as well as other games from around the MLB, take a look at our odds comparison tool. With the odds comparison tool, you get a bird’s eye view of where the odds sit at several sportsbooks, which allows you to shop for the best possible price.

“South Siders” Surging

The White Sox rotation got on track after a slow start. The Tigers will have to deal with Lucas Giolito in this series. The White Sox ace has already thrown a no-hitter this season and he’s been sitting in the top five in strikeouts and innings pitched this season. There is a chance that left-hander Dallas Keuchel still pitches in this series despite battling a back issue.

In the White Sox bullpen, closer Alex Colome, Codi Heuer, and Evan Marshall have made this an exceptional unit, ranking in the top five in bullpen SIERA.

Offensively, the White Sox feature young, ascending position players in Eloy Jimenez, Yoan Moncada, and rookie Luis Robert. Shortstop Tim Anderson is in the conversation for AL MVP. Jose Abreu and the rest of this offense average about .53 runs per game, tops in the American League.

Tigers Overperforming

The Tigers entered the season expected to be one of the worst teams in MLB but they’ve managed to hover around .500 and remain in the playoff mix despite outlying numbers pointing to a regression on the horizon.

The team’s starting rotation has struggled as Spencer Turnbull, Matt Boyd, and a stable of rookies own a bottom-five SIERA. The Tigers bullpen hasn’t been much better and should be a factor when deciding whether or not to get on game totals in this series.

On offense, the Tigers have hovered in the middle of the pack in runs scored to this point. Jaimer Candelario, Jacoby Jones, and Johnathan Schoop lead a lineup that lacks power and consistent run-producing ability.

Expect the White Sox to be heavily favored across this series, so keep that in mind when you shop White Sox vs. Tigers odds.

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DETTigers

  • C.J. Cron (1B) Cron has been transferred to the 45-day injured list due to season-ending surgery on his left knee. 08/19 · Out · Knee
  • Iván Nova (SP) Nova transitioned to the 45-day injured list with right triceps tendinitis. He suffered a setback during his recovery and is likely to miss the remainder of the season. 09/09 · Out · Tricep
  • Harold Castro (3B) Castro has been shifted to the 10-day injured list due to a left hamstring strain, and he is expected to be sidelined until the end of September. 09/09 · Out · Hamstring
  • Niko Goodrum (3B) Goodrum has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a right oblique strain, and it is unclear how long he will be debilitated. 09/05 · Out · Oblique
  • JaCoby Jones (CF) Jones is likely to miss the remainder of the season while on the 45-day injured list due to a left hand fracture. 09/09 · Out · Hand
  • Dario Agrazal (SP) Agrazal has been transferred to the 45-day injured list due to a right forearm tendinitis, ending his season. 08/19 · Out · Forearm
  • Troy Stokes Jr. (LF) Stokes Jr. will be on the 45-day injured list for an undetermined length of time after undergoing surgery to fix a broken hamate bone in his hand. 08/10 · Out · Hand

CHWWhite Sox

  • Leury García (CF) Garcia has been transferred to the 45-day injured list after having surgery to repair a ligament tear in his left thumb. Although he is expected to miss the remainder of the regular season, a playoff return has yet to be ruled out. 08/20 · Out · Hand
  • Dallas Keuchel (SP) Keuchel has been assigned to the 10-day injured list with back spasms. It is projected that he will be activated in time for Thursday's battle with the Twins. 09/12 · Probable · Back
  • Carlos Rodón (SP) Rodon has been shifted to the 45-day injured list due to left shoulder soreness. He is not projected to return until the latter portion of September. 09/13 · Out · Shoulder
  • Jace Fry (RP) Fry is on the 10-day injured list due to back spasms and is not expected to return until the latter part of September. 09/05 · Out · Back
  • Aaron Bummer (RP) Bummer has been transferred to the 45-day injured list with a nerve issue near his left biceps, and he is not expected to return until at least the end of September. 09/09 · Out · Bicep
  • Luis Robert (CF) Robert is not expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday against the Tigers as he will be rested. 09/13 · Questionable · Rest
  • Jimmy Lambert (SP) Lambert has been transferred to the 45-day injured list with a right forearm strain. He is likely to be out until at least the latter stage of September. 09/09 · Out · Forearm