White Sox vs. Tigers Prediction, Computer Picks, Odds & Pitching Matchup 9/16/2022

by | Sep 16, 2022

After a four-hit game in a win over the Guardians, Yoan Moncada leads the Chicago White Sox (74-70) as -152 favorites against the Detroit Tigers (53-89). Action gets underway from Comerica Park at 7:10 PM ET on Friday. Chicago’s Lucas Giolito gets the start, and he’ll go against Detroit’s Matt Manning.

White Sox vs. Tigers Spread and Betting Line

White Sox vs Tigers Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds
White Sox -152 +129 7.5 -119 -102 -1.5 +113 -136

Computer Predictions for White Sox vs. Tigers

After analyzing all of the key trends and stats for this matchup, our best bet is the Tigers on the moneyline at +129. Our computer picks see the scoring going over the total of 7.5 runs.

Our computer pick: Detroit Tigers (+129) and Over (7.5)

White Sox vs. Tigers Game Info

  • Chicago White Sox probable starting pitcher: Lucas Giolito
  • Detroit Tigers probable starting pitcher: Matt Manning
  • Game Day: Friday, September 16, 2022
  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Stadium: Comerica Park

Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers Pitching Matchup

Giolito Manning
26 GS 10
10-9 W-L 2-2
5.18 ERA 3.73
139.0 IP 50.2
52 BB 14
153 SO 39

White Sox Starter Lucas Giolito

  • Giolito (10-9) takes the mound for the White Sox in his 27th start of the season. He has a 5.18 ERA in 139 innings pitched, with 153 strikeouts.
  • In his last time out on Saturday against the Oakland Athletics, the right-hander threw 6 2/3 innings, giving up three earned runs while surrendering five hits.
  • In 26 games this season, the 28-year-old has amassed an ERA of 5.18, with 9.9 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .283 against him.
  • Giolito is looking to pick up his 10th quality start of the season.
  • Giolito is looking for his fifth straight outing lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.1 innings per appearance on the hill.
  • He will face off against a Tigers offense that ranks 26th in MLB with 1085 total hits (on a .230 batting average). The squad also slugs a collective .341 (30th in MLB) with 90 total home runs (30th in MLB).
  • In 17 2/3 innings over three appearances against the Tigers this season, Giolito has a 4.58 ERA and a 1.075 WHIP while his opponents are hitting .219.

Tigers Starter Matt Manning

  • The Tigers will send Manning (2-2) to the mound for his 11th start this season.
  • The right-hander gave up two earned runs and allowed three hits in 6 1/3 innings pitched against the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.
  • The 24-year-old has pitched in 10 games this season with an ERA of 3.73 and 6.9 strikeouts per nine innings, with an opponent batting average of .249.
  • He has earned a quality start five times in 10 starts this season.
  • Manning has started 10 games this season, and he’s lasted five or more innings seven times. He averages 5.0 innings per appearance.
  • The White Sox are batting .262 this season, first in MLB. They have a team slugging percentage of .395 (14th in the league) with 134 home runs.
  • The right-hander has allowed the White Sox to go 10-for-23 with a double and four RBI in five innings this season.

White Sox Betting Picks & Insights

  • This season, the White Sox have won 52 out of the 98 games, or 53.1%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • Chicago has a record of 25-22 in games where oddsmakers favor them by at least -152 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 60.3% chance of a victory for the White Sox.
  • Games involving Chicago have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 65 of 148 chances this season.
  • In 148 games with a spread this season, the White Sox are 67-81-0 ATS.

Tigers Betting Picks & Insights

  • The Tigers have been chosen as underdogs in 121 games this year and have walked away with the win 44 times (36.4%) in those games.
  • This season, Detroit has been victorious 25 times in 82 chances when named as an underdog of at least +129 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Tigers have a 43.7% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Detroit and their opponents have hit the over in 52 of their 144 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Tigers have an against the spread record of 65-79-0 in 144 games with a line this season.

White Sox Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Jose Abreu paces the White Sox in runs batted in (69) and has accumulated a team-best batting average of .312.
  • In all of MLB, Abreu ranks 95th in homers and 45th in RBI.
  • Andrew Vaughn’s 16 home runs and 69 runs batted in are both team-highs.
  • Vaughn is 83rd in homers and 45th in RBI among all major league batters this season.
  • Vaughn carries a three-game streak with at least one hit into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .471 with two doubles, a home run, two walks and three RBI.
  • Elvis Andrus is hitting .253 with 30 doubles, 14 home runs and 37 walks.
  • Andrus will look to build on his three-game hitting in this game. In his last five games he is batting .350 with a double, two home runs, three walks and four RBI.
  • Luis Robert has 18 doubles, 12 home runs and 17 walks while hitting .291.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
José Abreu 142 .312 .386 .458 15 69 170
Andrew Vaughn 119 .290 .340 .460 16 69 133
Elvis Andrus 131 .253 .312 .410 14 51 116
Luis Robert 94 .291 .327 .437 12 56 108
A.J. Pollock 122 .244 .292 .381 11 48 105

Tigers Leaders & Batting Stats

  • Javier Baez leads the squad with a batting average of .233, while pacing the Tigers in home runs, with 13 and runs batted in with 56.
  • Baez’s home run total places him 120th in the majors, and he is 87th in RBI.
  • Baez carries a three-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .300 with a double, a triple, a home run and three RBI.
  • Harold Castro is hitting .267 with 19 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 16 walks.
  • Castro is currently 247th in homers and 178th in RBI in the major leagues.
  • Jeimer Candelario has 13 home runs, tops in the clubhouse.
  • Willi Castro is hitting .238 with 18 doubles, two triples, six home runs and 14 walks.
Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Javier Báez 127 .233 .274 .376 13 56 114
Harold Castro 107 .267 .298 .377 6 41 100
Jeimer Candelario 112 .204 .264 .354 13 45 79
Willi Castro 102 .238 .281 .354 6 28 82
Jonathan Schoop 118 .200 .234 .313 9 34 87

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