White Sox vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Friday, May 26, 2023

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White Sox vs. Tigers Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Friday, May 26, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Chicago White Sox (21-31) are favorites (-153) on the moneyline when they take on the Detroit Tigers (23-25) Friday at 6:40 PM ET, live on Apple TV+.

Chicago’s Lance Lynn and Detroit’s Joey Wentz have been named the starters for this contest.

White Sox vs. Tigers Odds

  • White Sox odds to win: -153
  • Tigers odds to win: +132
  • Spread: White Sox -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Friday, May 26, 2023
  • Time: 6:40 PM ET
  • TV: Apple TV+

Who Will Win White Sox vs. Tigers?

White Sox and Tigers Betting Trends

The White Sox have won 10 of the 18 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (55.6%).

Chicago has a record of 2-1 when playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -153 or shorter (66.7% winning percentage).

The Tigers have been underdogs in 43 games this season and won 20 (46.5%) of those contests.

Detroit has entered 26 games this season as the underdog by +132 or more and is 11-15 in those contests.

The White Sox have combined with opponents to go over the total 24 times this season for a 24-24-3 record against the over/under.

So far this season, the Tigers and their opponents have hit the over in 25 of their 48 games with a total.

White Sox Stats & Insights

The White Sox have the No. 18 offense in MLB play scoring 4.1 runs per game (215 total runs).

Chicago averages one home run per game to rank 20th in MLB action with 53 total home runs .

The White Sox have the 20th-ranked batting average in the league (.237).

Chicago strikes out 8.4 times per game, the No. 16 mark in baseball.

The pitching staff for the White Sox has a collective 9.4 K/9, the fifth-best in the majors.

Chicago has the 26th-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (4.86).

Tigers Stats & Insights

The Tigers have scored the 29th-most runs in the league this season with just 179 (3.7 per game).

Detroit ranks 26th in Major League Baseball with just 41 home runs as a team.

The Tigers have a team batting average of .231 this season, which ranks 24th among MLB teams.

Detroit ranks 14th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.1 Ks per contest.

The Tigers average the 25th-most strikeouts per nine innings (8.1) in the league this season.

Detroit has the 19th-ranked ERA (4.36) in the majors this season.

White Sox Key Players to Watch

The White Sox are sending Lynn (3-5) to the mound to make his 11th start of the season. He is 3-5 with a 6.28 ERA and 67 strikeouts through 57 1/3 innings pitched.

Luis Robert leads Chicago with 13 home runs this season. He’s batting .267 with 29 RBI.

Andrew Vaughn leads Chicago in runs batted in with 31 while batting .233 with five homers.

Andrew Benintendi’s batting average of .272 leads all Chicago hitters this season.

Jake Burger has 27 hits and an OBP of .305 to go with a slugging percentage of .607 this season.

Tigers Key Players to Watch

The Tigers’ Wentz (1-4) will make his 10th start of the season.

Riley Greene has put up a team-high batting average of .297, while leading the Tigers in home runs (five).

Spencer Torkelson is batting .242 with 11 doubles, four home runs and 17 walks.

Javier Baez has accumulated a team-high 25 runs batted in.

Zach McKinstry has five doubles, three home runs and 20 walks while hitting .270.

White Sox and Tigers Injuries

White Sox: Billy Hamilton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Eloy Jiménez: 10 Day IL (Appendix), Elvis Andrus: 10 Day IL (Oblique), 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 6, White Sox 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 8.5 runs
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    Author: Matt Rooney

    Matt is from the Chicagoland area and has been working in Chicago sports since 2015 with stops at WGN Radio, the Chicago Blackhawks, Stadium, and NBC Sports Chicago prior to landing at Betsperts. Matt covers just about everything for Betsperts and Bleacher Nation but focuses on the NHL and college football.