White Sox vs. Tigers Saturday Prediction
American League Central rivals continue their series in Detroit on Saturday afternoon when Dylan Cease opposes Jose Urena in the pitching matchup at 4:10 p.m. ET. With the total sitting at nine runs, what’s the best play?
965 Chicago White Sox (-169) at 966 Detroit Tigers (+150); o/u 9
4:10 p.m. ET, Saturday, June 12, 2021
Comerica Park, Detroit, MI
Chicago White Sox DFS Spin
José Abreu went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI doubles on Thursday, leading the White Sox to a 5-2 victory over the Blue Jays. Abreu opened the scoring with an RBI double to right field off lefty Hyun-Jin Ryu in the opening frame. He also plated a key insurance run, increasing the White Sox' lead to three runs, with an RBI double off righty reliever Joel Payamps with two outs in the eighth inning. The 34-year-old veteran first baseman has gotten off to a slow start at the dish, but has still managed to drive in plenty of runs. He's hitting .252/.335/.466 with 29 runs scored, 11 homers, 48 RBI and one stolen base across 239 plate appearances.
Detroit Tigers DFS Spin
Jeimer Candelario (bereavement list) is expected to rejoin the Tigers over the weekend. Whether or not he makes it back to the active roster though remains in doubt, as he'll have to first pass through COVID protocols before being activated. The 27-year-old is has been away from the team since Monday. He's hitting .266/.336/.381 with four homers and 18 RBI in 218 at-bats on the season.
White Sox vs. Tigers Betting Prediction
The under is 7-2 in the last eight meetings between these two teams and is 11-4-1 in the Tigers’ last 15 games overall. The under is also 7-0-1 in the Tigers’ last seven games as a home underdog and is 7-1-1 in their last eight home games versus a right-hander. On the other side, the under is 8-3 in the White Sox’ last 10 road games versus a right-handed starter and is 6-2 in their last seven road games.
MLB BETTING PREDICTION: WHITE SOX/TIGERS UNDER 9