Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Saturday April 18th, 2015. At 1:08 PM EST.
The (4-6) Chicago White Sox of the American League Central Division will stay in the “MOTOR CITY” for a three-game set. The White Sox will play the (10-1) Detroit Tigers also of the American League Central in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at Comerica Park in downtown Detroit, Michigan. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the “CHISOX” will finish in the middle of the pack in the competitive AL Central. Detroit is the best team in the division, and many say they are the best in baseball. The opening betting line has Detroit as a -130 home favorite; the betting total is 7′ runs for Saturday’s game.
The 2015 Chicago White Sox are on a two-game losing streak, The White Sox lost 2-1 to Detroit in a matinee on Friday April 18th. The Chicago White Sox have scored twenty-six runs in ten games this season. Outfielder Avisail Garcia has a team-best .333 batting average, nine hits, and a .400 on-base percentage. Shortstop Alexei Ramirez is the team leader in RBI’S. The “SOUTH SIDERS” return home for a seven-game homestand starting on Monday April 20th with three against Cleveland. Left Hander Chris Sale (1-0) with a 1.50 ERA will take the hill for the White Sox in the second MLB Predictions game of the weekend series at Detroit. Sale pitched six innings allowing five hits and one run in a 6-2 home victory against Minnesota on April 12th. The betting odds over the total are 5-2-1 Sale last eight starts vs. Detroit. The White Sox are 7-19 their last twenty-six baseball games on the road. Sportsbooks in Las Vegas and offshore has the Chicago White Sox at 25/1 to win the 2015 MLB American League Pennant.
The 2015 Detroit Tigers are off to a great start and are currently on a three-game win streak. The Tigers batting order has scored fifty-four runs in ten games this season. Shortstop Jose Iglesias has a team-leading .484 batting average and .529 on-base percentage. Slugger Miguel Cabrera has a team-best 18 hits. Outfielder J.D. Martinez is the leader in Home Runs and RBI’S. What makes the lineup even more scary is pinch hitter Victor Martinez is nursing a hamstring injury. Detroit has a lethal batting lineup. The betting odds over the total are 8-1 Detroit last nine on Saturday’s. Detroit is 30-11 their last forty-one baseball games vs. The White Sox at Comerica Park. The Detroit Tigers will send Right Hander Anibal Sanchez, who is (1-1) with a 3.46 ERA to the pitchers mound. Sanchez is entering his third season in a Tigers uniform. The former Miami Marlins pitcher has given up eleven hits and five runs in two starts this season. The Tigers pitching staff will get a boost when ace Justin Verlander returns from the 15-day disabled list. The Detroit Tigers are 6/1 to win the 2015 American League Title.