White Sox vs. Tigers Prediction: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Picks – May 26, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on May 26, 2023

The Chicago White Sox (21-31) visit the Detroit Tigers (23-25) at 6:40 PM ET on Friday.

The White Sox are favored (-155 on the moneyline to win) when they take on the Tigers (+132). The game’s over/under is set at 8.5.

The insights in the article below are based off odds valid as of May 26, 2023 at 3:16 PM ET. Ready to bet? Click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

White Sox vs Tigers Betting Lines

Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total
White Sox -155 +132 8.5

White Sox Betting Insights

  • This season, the White Sox have been favored 15 times and won 10, or 66.7%, of those games.
  • Chicago has played as favorites of -155 or more twice this season and won both games.
  • The implied probability of a win from the White Sox, based on the moneyline, is 60.8%.
  • Chicago’s games have gone over the total in 17 of its 44 chances.
  • The White Sox are 22-22-0 against the spread in their 44 chances this season.

White Sox Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 4.0
HR 9
ERA 2.15
K/9 7.9

Tigers Betting Insights

  • The Tigers have been underdogs in 37 games this season and have come away with the win 19 times (51.4%) in those contests.
  • Detroit has a mark of 10-10 in contests where bookmakers favor it by +132 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The Tigers have an implied victory probability of 43.1% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • Contests with Detroit has gone over the total set by bookmakers in 21 of 42 chances this season.
  • The Tigers have posted a record of 26-16-0 against the spread this season.

Tigers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 4.5
HR 10
ERA 3.99
K/9 9.5

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White Sox Probable Pitcher – Lance Lynn

  • When Lynn starts, his team is 3-5-0 against the spread this season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Sunday, when he gave up two earned runs and allowed four hits in six innings against the Kansas City Royals.
  • Lynn will look to finish five or more innings for the ninth start in a row.
  • Lynn’s team is 1-1 this season when he starts and they’re favored on the moneyline.
  • Lynn’s team has a 3-7 record in his starts this season.
  • In Lynn’s eight starts with a total, the teams have hit the over five times.

White Sox Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Reynaldo López 20 20.1 29 6.64 4 4
Gregory Santos 20 25.2 26 2.45 1 0
Kendall Graveman 20 20.1 20 3.10 6 4
Jimmy Lambert 19 19.1 24 5.59 3 0
Aaron Bummer 19 16.1 15 8.82 6 0

Tigers Probable Pitcher – Joey Wentz

  • Wentz (1-4) takes the mound first for the Tigers in his 10th start of the season. He has a 7.45 ERA in 38 2/3 innings pitched, with 31 strikeouts.
  • In his most recent time out on Sunday against the Washington Nationals, the left-hander tossed two innings, allowing six earned runs while surrendering 10 hits.
  • Wentz will try to record his sixth matchup of five or more innings pitched this season. He averages 4.2 innings per appearance.
  • The Tigers are 5-4 in Wentz’s nine starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Wentz’s team is 4-5 over his nine starts.
  • Wentz’s starts hit the over on the run total seven times in nine games with a set total this season.

Tigers Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Jason Foley 21 21.1 16 1.69 9 2
Alex Lange 20 21.1 28 1.27 1 9
José Cisnero 19 19 19 2.37 5 1
Chasen Shreve 18 18.1 18 4.91 5 0
Mason Englert 14 27.2 21 4.55 2 0

White Sox Hitting Trends

  • The White Sox have a 7-11 record this season in games when they smash at least two home runs.
  • Chicago is 6-3 in games this season when it has had five or more extra-base hits.
  • The club has collected eight or more hits 31 times this season, and has a 17-14 record in those games.
  • Chicago is 13-5 in games this season when it put up at least five runs.
  • The White Sox are 2-4 in games this season when they have drawn at least five walks.

Tigers Hitting Trends

  • They’ve hit two or more homers in nine games this season and are 6-3 in those matchups.
  • In six games with five or more extra-base hits this season, it has a record of 5-1.
  • They have won 23 of the 29 games in which they’ve collected eight or more hits this season.
  • In 22 games this season with five or more runs scored, it has posted a record of 20-2.
  • They have a 13-5 record this season when drawing five or more walks in a game.

White Sox vs. Tigers Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Tigers (+132)
Over/Under Pick: Over (8.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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