Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox - 6/4/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago White Sox (29-26) at Detroit Tigers (26-28)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 4:10 pm (Comerica Park)
C Sale (9-1) (2.29) vs. M Pelfrey (0-5) (5.64)
The Line: Detroit Tigers +152 / Chicago White Sox -162 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-Chicago, FS-Detroit
The Chicago White Sox lock horns at the Detroit Tigers in an AL Central tilt Saturday.
The Chicago White Sox were the best team in the American League Central a few short weeks ago but dropped to third after a seven game slide. The White Sox bid for a three game winning streak ended in a 10-3 loss at Detroit on Friday night. Chicago starter Carlos Rodon gave up four runs over six frames to fall to 2-5 with Matt Purke allowing four while Tommy Kahnle gave up two. The CWS attack consisted of seven hits and four walks with Jose Abreu, Avisail Garcia and Jerry Sands driving in runs.Ace Chris Sale gets the nod on the hill at Comerica Park when he opposes the Tigers for the first time in 2016. Sale did not get a decision in a 5-5 loss at Kansas City last time out with a pair of runs allowed over seven innings.
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The Detroit Tigers are hopeful of turning their season around and making a run in the AL Central. The Tigers had dropped five of six before dominating the White Sox in all phases in the series opener. Detroit starter Jordan Zimmerman gave up a pair of runs through 5.2 innings on five hits and two free passes to up his record to 8-2.The Tigers amassed 14 hits and seven walks with Victor Martinez and James McCann leaving the yard with two RBI’s each and three combined runs while Ian Kinsler knocked in two and scored twice. Mike Pelfrey hits the bump Saturday afternoon versus the visiting White Sox. Pelfrey comes of a 4-2 defeat at Oakland where he was charged with three unearned runs on six hits in 5.2 frames.
The White Sox are 2-7 in their last 9 overall and are 2-7 in their last 9 games on grass while the over is 15-5-1 in their last 21 road games. The over is 15-5-3 in Detroit’s last 23 home games and the Tigers are 3-7 in their last 10 Saturday games while going 7-3 in their last 10 home games. Chicago are 16-35 in the last 51 meetings in Detroit and the over is 15-7-1 in the last 23 meetings in Detroit. I’m going with Sale and hoping the Chicago offense comes to life…