Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox - 8/30/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago White Sox (63-67) at Detroit Tigers (70-61)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 7:10 pm (Comerica Park)
A Ranaudo (1-1) (9.61) vs. D Norris (2-2) (3.64)
The Line: Detroit Tigers -200 / Chicago White Sox +180 --- Over/Under: 10 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-Chicago, FS-Detroit
The Detroit Tigers look for a win versus the visiting Chicago White Sox in Tuesday action.
The Chicago White Sox look like a team that nobody wants to face right now. The White Sox had been heading towards .500 before taking a step back in a 4-3 defeat at Detroit in Monday action. CWS starter James Shields gave up a pair of runs on six hits over six frames before Nate Jones allowed two more to get the loss. Chicago totaled nine hits and four walks with Tyler Saladino going 2-4 with a homer and all three runs driven in. The White Sox have scheduled Anthony Ranaudo to be on the bump against Detroit for the first time in his career. In three starts this year, Ranaudo is 1-1 with a 1.63 WHIP and 9.61 ERA.
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The Detroit Tigers must be thinking Wild Card which also means avoid losing streaks. The Tigers were losers in consecutive contests before rallying past the White sox for a much needed victory on Monday night. Detroit starter Matt Boyd kept his team in the game with a pair of runs allowed on seven hits through four innings before the pen saved the day. The Tigers posted seven hits and five walks with with Justin Upton and Jarrod Saltalamacchia clubbing solo jacks. The Tigers hand the ball to Daniel Norris for his third career start versus the White Sox. Overall, Norris has started seven games and has gone 2-2 with a 1.59 WHIP and 3.63 ERA.
The White Sox are 6-2 in their last 8 overall and are 6-2 in their last 8 games on grass while going 7-16 in their last 23 road games. The under is 8-2-1 in Detroit’s last 11 home games and the Tigers are 3-8 in their last 11 home games while the over is 18-7-2 in their last 27 Tuesday games. I’ll back the playoff hopeful tigers…