White Sox vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Thursday, May 25, 2023

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White Sox vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, May 25, 2023

MLB Predictions

A pair of division rivals take the field Thursday when the fourth-place Chicago White Sox (21-30) visit the second-place Detroit Tigers (22-25). Sportsbooks favor the White Sox (-149) for the contest, which starts at 6:40 PM ET on BSDET.

Lucas Giolito will get the ball for Chicago while Detroit will counter with Alex Faedo.

White Sox vs. Tigers Odds

  • White Sox odds to win: -149
  • Tigers odds to win: +129
  • Spread: White Sox -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, May 25, 2023
  • Time: 6:40 PM ET

Who Will Win White Sox vs. Tigers?

White Sox and Tigers Betting Trends

The White Sox have compiled a 10-7 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 58.8% of those games).

Chicago has gone 2-1 (winning 66.7% of its games) when playing as moneyline favorites of -149 or shorter.

This season, the Tigers have been the underdog 42 times and won 19, or 45.2%, of those games.

Detroit has a record of 13-16 in games where bookmakers have it as underdogs of at least +129 on the moneyline.

The White Sox have had an over/under set by oddsmakers 50 times, and have combined with opponents to go over the total in 23 of those games (23-24-3).

So far this season, the Tigers and their opponents have hit the over in 24 of their 47 games with a total.

White Sox Stats & Insights

The White Sox have the No. 17 offense in baseball scoring 4.2 runs per game (213 total runs).

Chicago averages one home run per game to rank 20th in baseball with 52 total home runs .

The White Sox have the 20th-ranked batting average in the majors (.239).

Chicago’s 8.3 strikeouts per game rank 11th in baseball.

The 9.4 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the White Sox pitching staff ranks fifth in MLB.

Chicago has a 4.81 team ERA that ranks 25th across all MLB pitching staffs.

Tigers Stats & Insights

The Tigers have scored the 29th-most runs in the league this season with just 172 (3.7 per game).

Detroit has hit just 40 homers this season, which ranks 26th in the majors.

The Tigers have a team batting average of .229 this season, which ranks 25th among MLB teams.

Detroit ranks 12th with an average of 9.1 strikeouts per game.

The Tigers strike out eight batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, 25th in MLB.

Detroit has pitched to a 4.41 ERA this season, which ranks 20th in baseball.

White Sox Key Players to Watch

The White Sox will send Giolito (3-3) out for his 11th start of the season. He is 3-3 with a 3.62 ERA and 60 strikeouts through 59 2/3 innings pitched.

Luis Robert leads Chicago in batting average (.273) and home runs (13) this season, while also chipping in with 29 RBI.

Andrew Vaughn leads Chicago in runs batted in with 31 while batting .237 with five homers.

Andrew Benintendi has collected 49 base hits, an OBP of .330 and a slugging percentage of .350 this season.

Jake Burger has 26 hits and an OBP of .304 to go with a slugging percentage of .615 this season.

Tigers Key Players to Watch

The Tigers will hand the ball to Faedo (0-2) for his fourth start of the season.

Riley Greene paces the Tigers with five home runs and has accumulated a team-best batting average of .291.

Spencer Torkelson is batting .234 with 11 doubles, four home runs and 15 walks.

Javier Baez has accumulated a team-best 23 runs batted in.

Zach McKinstry has five doubles, three home runs and 17 walks while batting .273.

White Sox and Tigers Injuries

White Sox: Elvis Andrus: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Eloy Jiménez: 10 Day IL (Appendix), Billy Hamilton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Mike Clevinger: 15 Day IL (Wrist), Liam Hendriks: 15 Day IL (Illness), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Hanser Alberto: day-to-day (Shoulder)

Tigers: Kerry Carpenter: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Spencer Turnbull: 15 Day IL (Neck), Trey Wingenter: 15 Day IL (Biceps), Matt Manning: 60 Day IL (Foot), Austin Meadows: 60 Day IL (Anxiety), Beau Brieske: 60 Day IL (Arm), Casey Mize: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tarik Skubal: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Freddy Pacheco: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

White Sox vs. Tigers Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Tigers 7, White Sox 6
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs
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