Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction - 4/21/14
Chicago White Sox (8-10) at Detroit Tigers (8-6)
MLB Baseball: Monday, April 21, 2014 at 7:08 pm (Comerica Park)
John Danks (L) (1-0) (3.316) vs. Anibal Sanchez (R) (0-1) (3.214)
The Line: Detroit Tigers -167 / Chicago White Sox +157 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: WCIU, FSN-DET
The Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers will begin a four-game series on Monday.
The White Sox snapped a four-game losing streak with a 16-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Sunday. It was an offensive explosion for a White Sox club that was held to three or less runs in four of their last five games. Alexei Ramirez has at least one hit in every game but one this season. Taking the mound on Monday for the White Sox will be John Danks, who is 1-0 on the season with a 3.32 ERA, and he has 13 strikeouts in 19 innings. Danks is 4-10 with a 5.38 ERA in 19 career starts against the Tigers.
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The Tigers just took two of three from the Los Angeles Angels and have won three of their last four games. The Tigers have broken out of their offensive funk during their winning streak, as Ian Kinsler has seven RBI in his last four games and Miguel Cabrera has gotten on base in five straight games. Anibal Sanchez will get the nod for the Tigers, and he’s 0-1 on the season with a 3.21 ERA and has 17 strikeouts in 14 innings of work. Sanchez is 2-2 with a 3.04 ERA in four career starts against the White Sox.
The White Sox are 5-16 in Danks' last 21 starts and 17-49 in their last 66 road games. The Tigers are 13-6 in Sanchezs last 19 starts and 1-4 in Sanchezs last 5 home starts. The White Sox are 6-24 in the last 30 meetings in Detroit and 1-5 in Danks' last 6 starts vs. Tigers.
I like the value we're getting with the White Sox and Danks. Danks has gotten off to an impressive start, while Sanchez is a pitcher that can be shaky at times and can get hammered hard from time to time.
Take the White Sox as a value pick.