Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers Prediction 6/22/2024

The Chicago White Sox (20-57) travel to face off against the Detroit Tigers (35-40) on Saturday, June 22nd. This game will be played at Comerica Park in Detroit and televised on NBCS. The Tigers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the White Sox are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Tigers. First pitch is set for 12:10  CT.

White Sox vs Tigers

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Detroit rallied for two runs in the 2nd inning in the most recent game of this Tigers vs. White Sox series. The Tigers went on to win that game by a score of 2-1. Heading into the game, the Tigers were favored at -182 on the money line.

Jack Flaherty only went 5 2/3 innings for the Tigers but gave up just one run and struck out eight. He picked up a win in the game, while Jason Foley got the save. Erick Fedde had a good outing for the White Sox, taking the loss.

Carson Kelly hit the game’s only home run while going 1/3 with two RBIs. Tommy Pham also had a two-hit game for the White Sox.

The White Sox are 20-57 overall this season, and they are 29.0 games behind the Guardians for the AL Central lead. So far, they have gone just 5-20 in divisional games. Chicago has dropped three straight games, and they lost the series opener vs. the Tigers.

At home, the White Sox are just 13-25 this year, and they are only 7-32 on the road. In day games, Chicago is 6-25 this season. As the underdog, the White Sox are 17-57 this year and a perfect 3-0 as the favorite. Chicago’s overall series record is 4-18-2, and they have lost three straight series.

Despite their losing record, the White Sox have been a profitable team to bet on the run line this season, going 34-43. They have been especially good as underdogs, going 31-43. Their average run differential is -2.1 runs per game, and they have a run line record of 16-23 on the road.

The Chicago White Sox are on the road today against the Detroit Tigers. The over/under line for the game is set at 8.5 runs. The White Sox have had an average combined run average of 8.2 runs per game this season. Their over/under record for the season is 35-39, and their over/under record when the line is set at 8.5 runs is 9-7. So far this season, 20.8% of their games have had over/under lines set at 8.5 runs or higher.

Drew Thorpe Gets The Start For The White Sox

Drew Thorpe and the White Sox are on the road to take on the Tigers. Thorpe is still looking for his first win of the season, as he took a loss in his first start of the year and then got a no-decision in his second outing. In his last start, he went 3 1/3 innings, giving up 7 earned runs and 1 home run.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

Chicago’s offense has really struggled this season, as they are averaging just 3.1 runs per game, which is the worst mark in the league. This lack of run production is also reflected in their home run numbers, as they are just 21st in the league in home runs. As a team, they are batting just .219, which is the worst mark in the league.

One bright spot for the White Sox has been the play of Andrew Vaughn, who is on a six-game hitting streak and is batting .239 for the season. Over his last nine games, he has gone 12/38 with two homers and 11 RBIs. Paul DeJong has also been a solid power threat for the team, as his 14 homers is 10th in the league.

Detroit is 35-40 overall and 13 games behind the Guardians for the AL Central lead. So far, they have gone 11-9 in divisional games. The Tigers took the first game of this series vs. the White Sox and are 3-7 across their last 10 games.

At home, the Tigers are 17-19 this year, and they have gone 18-21 on the road. As the favorite, the Tigers are 18-15 this year and 17-25 as the underdog. Detroit’s overall series record is 9-11-4, and they have dropped four straight series.

The Tigers have been a solid team to bet against the spread this season, as they have a run line record of 33-42. They have been a better bet on the road, where they are 21-18 against the run line, compared to just 12-24 at home. They have been a better bet as an underdog, going 25-17 against the run line in those games, compared to just 8-25 when they are favored.

The Detroit Tigers have an over/under record of 40-33, and their games have averaged 8.4 runs per game. The over/under line for today’s game against the Chicago White Sox is 8.5 runs, and the Tigers have played to an 8-7 record when the line has been set at 8.5 runs. The over has hit in five straight games for Detroit.

Kenta Maeda Gets The Start For The Tigers

Kenta Maeda is looking to bounce back from a rough outing vs. the Astros, as he gets the start for the Tigers today. Against the Astros, he took the loss, giving up four earned runs in five innings of work. Looking back over his last three starts, Maeda has finished with a no-decision in two straight outings. He has a record of 2-3 this season and an ERA of 6.02. Out of his 12 appearances, Maeda has made two quality starts and is averaging 6.57 strikeouts per nine innings. For the year, he has allowed 11 homers. At home, his ERA is 4.48 compared to 10.76 on the road.

Tigers Offense Breakdown

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Over his last six games, Riley Greene has been swinging a hot bat for the Tigers, going 8/20 with two homers and seven RBIs. For the season, he is batting .256 with a team-high 37 RBIs and 14 homers, which is 10th in the league. Matt Vierling is also batting .256 for the Tigers, and his nine homers are the 15th most in the MLB.

As a team, the Tigers are averaging 4.1 runs per game, which is 20th in the league. Their team batting average of .230 is 18th in the league, and they are also near the bottom of the league in terms of on-base percentage and OPS. Detroit’s offense is also just 20th in the league in home runs.

White Sox vs Tigers Prediction

Our pick for today’s White Sox vs. Tigers game is to take the Tigers on the money line at -160. We have the Tigers winning this one by a score of 5-4. Looking at the starting pitchers, Kenta Maeda is projected to finish with seven strikeouts, which is the second-best among all starters today.

As for Drew Thorpe, he is projected to finish with five strikeouts, and the White Sox are projected to finish with just eight as a team. Offensively, the Tigers are projected to finish with nine hits, while the White Sox are projected to finish with eight.

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