White Sox Vs Tigers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 8, 2022

Written By Staff on July 8, 2022

Jose Abreu brings a 12-game hitting streak into the Chicago White Sox’s (39-42) matchup with the Detroit Tigers (35-47) at 8:10 PM ET on Friday at Guaranteed Rate Field. Chicago’s (-175 to win) Lucas Giolito gets the start against Detroit’s (+145) Tarik Skubal.

The betting facts in the following article are based off odds valid as of July 8, 2022 at 7:50 PM ET.

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White Sox vs Tigers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Giolito (CHW) Pitcher Skubal (DET)
5 – 4 W/L 5 – 7
75.1 IP 88.2
4.90 ERA 4.06
1.473 WHIP 1.195
10.6 K/9 9.1
3.5 BB/9 2.4

White Sox Probable Starter Lucas Giolito

  • Giolito makes the start for the White Sox, his 15th of the season. He is 5-4 with a 4.90 ERA and 89 strikeouts through 75 1/3 innings pitched.
  • His most recent appearance was on Sunday against the San Francisco Giants, when the right-hander went six innings, surrendering one earned run while giving up three hits.
  • In 14 games this season, the 27-year-old has put up a 4.90 ERA and 10.6 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .277 to opposing batters.
  • Giolito is aiming for his third quality start in a row.
  • He will face a Tigers offense that ranks 27th in MLB with 620 total hits (on a .231 batting average). The team also slugs a collective .339 (29th in MLB) with 50 total home runs (30th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 8, 2022 at 7:50 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Tigers Stats vs Giolito

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Miguel Cabrera 30 .200 6 2 5 .226 .626
Jonathan Schoop 30 .300 9 1 1 .344 .811
Jeimer Candelario 29 .310 9 0 2 .394 .739
Robbie Grossman 26 .192 5 0 3 .323 .515
Harold Castro 13 .154 2 0 2 .154 .308
Javier Báez 13 .385 5 1 6 .467 1.236
Eric Haase 11 .364 4 2 4 .364 1.364
Victor Reyes 11 .273 3 0 0 .273 .546
Willi Castro 10 .200 2 0 0 .273 .573
Spencer Torkelson 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Tigers Probable Starter Tarik Skubal

  • The Tigers will send Skubal (5-7) to the mound for his 16th start this season.
  • The left-hander gave up five earned runs in four innings pitched on Sunday in his last outing, a matchup with the Kansas City Royals.
  • The 25-year-old has pitched to a 4.06 ERA this season with 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2.4 walks per nine across 16 games.
  • He has six quality starts in 15 chances this season.
  • The White Sox rank fifth in MLB with a .254 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 23rd in the league (.377) and 65 home runs.
  • Among qualified Major League pitchers this season, the 25-year-old’s 4.06 ERA ranks 46th, 1.195 WHIP ranks 36th, and 9.1 K/9 ranks 23rd.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 8, 2022 at 7:50 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

White Sox Stats vs Skubal

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Tim Anderson 13 .538 7 1 2 .571 1.725
José Abreu 13 .462 6 0 5 .462 1.077
Andrew Vaughn 9 .222 2 0 0 .300 .522
Yoán Moncada 6 .333 2 0 1 .375 .708
Leury García 6 .333 2 1 3 .333 1.166
Adam Engel 5 .600 3 1 3 .600 2.000
Josh Harrison 5 .400 2 0 1 .400 1.000
Luis Robert 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .500
Reese McGuire 4 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Gavin Sheets 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

White Sox Betting Trends

  • The White Sox are 24-22 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 52.2% of those games).
  • Chicago has a 5-4 record (winning 55.6% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -175 or shorter.
  • The implied moneyline probablility for this matchup gives the White Sox a 63.6% chance to win.
  • In the 81 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for Chicago, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 38 times (38-38-5).
  • The White Sox are 38-43-0 against the spread this season.
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Tigers Betting Trends

  • This season, the Tigers have won 27 out of the 63 games, or 42.9%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Detroit has a record of 8-19, a 29.6% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +145 or more by bookmakers this season.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Tigers, based on the moneyline, is 40.8%.
  • So far this season, Detroit and its opponents have hit the over in 30 of their 82 games with a total.
  • The Tigers have an ATS record of 41-41-0 in 82 games with a spread this season.

White Sox Players to Watch

  • Abreu has racked up 88 hits with a .378 on-base percentage and a .459 slugging percentage, all club-bests for the White Sox. He is batting .290 with 21 doubles, 10 home runs and 40 walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB action, Abreu’s batting average ranks 27th, his on-base percentage ranks 15th, and he is 47th in the league in slugging.
  • Abreu heads into this game on a 12-game hitting streak. During his last 10 outings he is batting .439 with five doubles, a home run, two walks and six RBI.
  • Luis Robert is batting .289 with 11 doubles, nine home runs and 10 walks.
  • Among qualifying hitters, Robert’s batting average ranks 28th, his on-base percentage ranks 89th, and he is 67th in the league in slugging.
  • Andrew Vaughn is hitting .293 with 13 doubles, eight home runs and 17 walks.
  • Tim Anderson has 10 doubles, five home runs and 10 walks while batting .313.

White Sox Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
José Abreu 303 .290 46 10 38 .378 .837
Luis Robert 277 .289 40 9 43 .320 .746
Andrew Vaughn 242 .293 29 8 38 .342 .788
Tim Anderson 230 .313 34 5 20 .352 .774
A.J. Pollock 226 .239 28 4 24 .278 .632
Leury García 203 .202 22 2 15 .229 .495
Gavin Sheets 182 .225 13 5 17 .295 .658
Josh Harrison 168 .244 27 2 13 .326 .683
Adam Engel 147 .238 20 1 10 .300 .647
Yoán Moncada 141 .184 9 3 17 .228 .512

Tigers Players to Watch

  • Jonathan Schoop has been key for Detroit with six home runs, 22 RBI and a batting average of .209 this season.
  • Of all the qualifying hitters in MLB, Schoop is 146th in batting average, 155th in on-base percentage and 145th in slugging percentage.
  • Javier Baez has collected 57 hits this season to earn an on-base percentage of .253.
  • Baez ranks 142nd in batting average, 153rd in on-base percentage and 129th in slugging percentage in the majors.
  • Miguel Cabrera has 78 hits and an OBP of .347 to go with a slugging percentage of .372.
  • Harold Castro has four home runs, 17 RBI and a batting average of .273 this season.

Tigers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jonathan Schoop 296 .209 27 6 22 .244 .565
Javier Báez 265 .215 25 8 29 .253 .623
Miguel Cabrera 253 .308 18 3 31 .347 .719
Spencer Torkelson 234 .197 22 5 20 .286 .585
Jeimer Candelario 221 .186 24 5 19 .253 .556
Robbie Grossman 221 .208 20 2 19 .313 .598
Willi Castro 181 .260 20 2 14 .294 .659
Harold Castro 176 .273 19 4 17 .299 .708
Tucker Barnhart 158 .215 8 0 9 .279 .532
Eric Haase 133 .233 21 7 20 .285 .729

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