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Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox - 8/13/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Chicago White Sox (42-75) at Detroit Tigers (49-69)
Date & Time Monday August 13, 2018, 7:10 PM (EDT)
The Line
The Line: Detroit Tigers -101 / Chicago White Sox -109 --- Over/Under: 9.5
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MLB | Chicago White Sox (42-75) at Detroit Tigers (49-69)
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The Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers meet Monday in MLB action at Comerica Park.

The Chicago White Sox could use a victory here after losing five of their last six games. The White Sox have allowed 12 runs in their last three games and three or more runs in 10 of their last 13 games. The Chicago White Sox have lost five straight games when allowing at least one run. Offensively, Jose Abreu leads the White Sox with 118 hits and 67 RBI while Yolmer Sanchez and Tim Anderson have combined for 206 hits and 92 RBI. Reynaldo Lopez gets the ball, and he is 4-9 with a 4.30 ERA and 96 strikeouts this season. Lopez is 1-1 with a 3.00 ERA and 12 strikeouts in his career against the Tigers.

The Detroit Tigers could use a victory here after losing seven of their last nine games. The Tigers have scored 12 runs in their last three games and three or less runs in 10 of their last 14 games. The Detroit Tigers have lost six straight games when scoring three or less runs. Nicholas Castellanos leads the Tigers with 128 hits and 59 RBI while Jose Iglesias and Jeimer Candelario have combined for 190 hits and 91 RBI. The Detroit Tigers didn’t list a starting pitcher at the time this article was posted.

The White Sox are 39-83 in their last 122 road games, 1-6 in their last 7 Monday games and 1-5 in Lopezs last 6 starts. The Tigers are 18-41 in their last 59 during game 1 of a series, 7-15 in their last 22 Monday games and 12-32 in their last 44 overall. The White Sox are 21-51 in the last 72 meetings in Detroit, 0-4 in the last 4 meetings and the under is 5-2-1 in the last 8 meetings.

Backing either one of these teams is risky business, as neither side has been that much profitable. The one edge you have here is that the Tigers are at home, and they've beaten up on the White Sox in past meetings. In fact, the Tigers have won nine of the last 10 games against the White Sox, which includes eight wins this season. Give me the Tigers and the cheaper price.

Detroit Tigers -101

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