Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction 4/22/14
Chicago White Sox (9-10) at Detroit Tigers (9-6)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 7:08 pm (Comerica Park)
Chris Sale (L) (3-0) (2.305) vs. Justin Verlander (R) (2-1) (2.077)
The Line: Detroit Tigers -145 / Chicago White Sox +135 --- Over/Under: 7 See the Latest Odds
TV: WCIU, FS-Detroit
The Detroit Tigers and the Chicago White Sox face off on Tuesday in Detroit for game two fo the AL Central series.
The Detroit Tigers had their chances and Tuesday but were unable to convert most of them into runs as they fell to the White Sox on Monday. Torii Hunter had two hits and Rajai Davis, Ian Kinsler, and Voctor Martinez each had hits as the Tigers scored one run on nine hits. Starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez allowed five hits and three runs while striking out five over 6.1 innings to take the loss and fall to 0-2 for the season. For Tuesday’s game the Tigers start Justin Verlander who has won his last two starts. For the season Verlander has allowed 25 hits and six runs while striking out 20 over 26 innings for a 2-1 record and a 2.08 ERA.
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The Chicago White Sox waited for their chances on Monday and when they came they took advantage of them getting the win. Jose Abreu and Dayan Viciedo each had hits and RBI’s and Conor Gillaspie had a hit and scored a run as the White Sox scored three runs on five hits. Starting pitcher John Danks allowed six hits and a run while striking out one over 6.1 innings for to get the win and go to 2-0 for the season and Matt Lindstrom earned his second save. For Tuesday’s game the White Sox start Charles Leesman who didn’t look good with the Sox last year but he has a 1.59 ERA in three Triple A starts this season.
Detroit is 4-1 following a loss, 5-2 against the AL Central, and 5-12 in Verlander’s last 17 starts. Chicago is 6-1 against the AL Central, 20-49 in their last 69 road games, and 8-24 against a team with a winning record. Detroit is 7-2 in Verlander’s last nine home starts against the White Sox.
The odds for this one aren’t out with the late pitching change for Chicago so please check back after the odds are posted.
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