Tigers vs. White Sox Prediction
The Detroit Tigers and the host Chicago White Sox open a series tonight. Which AL Central squad will open with a victory?
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Guaranteed Rate Field at 8:10PM ET
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers, the Tigers are a -109 favorite to win on the moneyline. The White Sox are a -101 underdog, while the total is set at 9 runs. As of Tuesday afternoon, 60 percent of public bets are siding with host Chicago. Check out our MLB Public Betting Page for the latest info.
Tiger stymied by Scherzer
Detroit lost by a count of 2-1 Sunday afternoon at home versus Washington as former Tiger Max Scherzer struck out 14 in a dominating performance. Brandon Dixon accounted for the lone run as he finished 1-for-3 with a solo homer plus a walk. Bobby Wilson ended the contest 1-for-2. Niko Goodrum went 1-for-4 with a double. Joe Jimenez took the loss in relief as he surrendered one earned run on one hit plus a walk without recording an out. Matthew Boyd gets the start tonight for Detroit as he enters with a 5-6 record, 3.72 ERA and 1.09 WHIP with 129 strikeouts over 101 2/3 innings.
Giolito earns 11th win
Chicago held on Sunday afternoon for a 4-3 home victory over Minnesota to improve to 39-42 overall and 22-18 at home. Yoan Moncada ended the contest 3-for-4 with a home run, two runs and two RBIs. Jose Abreu finished 3-for-4 with a run scored. James McCann and Jon Jay were both 1-for-4 with an RBI. Lucas Giolito improved to 11-2 on the season as he threw five shutout innings of one-hit ball with four strikeouts. Reynaldo Lopez starts tonight as he comes in with a 4-7 record, 6.12 ERA and 1.58 WHIP with 83 strikeouts over 92 2/3 innings.
MLB Betting Trends
The Tigers are 28-58 in their last 86 road games. Detroit is 0-5 in the last five Boyd starts.
The White Sox are 4-1 in their last five versus the AL Central. Chicago is 15-36 in its last 51 Tuesday games.
The Tigers haven't been able to support Boyd lately and he's been a little shakier than usual. Chicago typically matches up well with lefties and Lopez already has a gem of a start earlier this season against Detroit when he struck out 14. I'm taking the hosts as a small dog today.
MLB DAILY PREDICTION: CHICAGO WHITE SOX -101