|MLB White Sox vs. Tigers Picks & Predictions for Sunday, September 2|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Sunday, 02 September 2012 14:00|
White Sox vs. Tigers MLB Free Pick
DETROIT, MI (ATS Consultants) –This is the final game of a three-game series. Detroit has won the first two games of this series. Chris Sale takes the mound for the White Sox, while Justin Verlander goes to the hill for the Tigers. The opening pitch starts at 8:06pmET from Comerica Park in Detroit.
ODDS: Oddsmakers have installed the Tigers as a -170 favorite over the White Sox. The total is 7 in most books.The White Sox come in with a 72-60 overall record and is 59-68 Under, while the Tigers are 71-61 overall and are 56-71 Under
LINE MOVEMENT: The Tigers opened as a -175 favorite and moved down to -170 at most books. The total started at 7 and remained there at most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers currently placed on tonight’s game, 69% of public bettors favor the Tigers. These numbers are subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the “Public Betting” link available in this paragraph to get the most up-to-date information.
MLB FREE PICK: Take the Chicago White Sox. According to latest MLB trends, White Sox are 5-1 in their last 6 during game 3 of a series, 4-1 in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600, 5-0 in Sale's last 5 starts during game 3 of a series, 11-4 in Sale's last 15 starts with the total set at 7.0-8.5 and are 12-5 in Sale's last 17 starts. The Tigers hit .275 against right-handers but just .245 against lefties. Chris Sale has been one of the best pitchers in baseball, posting a 15-5 record with a 2.81 ERA. He's a big dog against Verlander. Both are coming off bad starts. Sale lost to the Orioles, 6-0 in his last start, while Verlander fell 9-8 to the Royals. The White Sox are just one game up on the Tigers in AL Central so this is almost a must-win for the White Sox. Taking Sale as a +160 dog is never a bad thing.
SUNDAY MLB FREE PICK: CHICAGO WHITE SOX +160