Chicago White Sox vs. Detroit Tigers: Best Odds and Preview for October 1, 2021


By BestOdds Analyst | September 30, 2021, 11:50 pm

The Detroit Tigers (76-83) match up against the Chicago White Sox (91-68) a game after Niko Goodrum homered twice in a 10-7 win over the Twins. The White Sox are favored (-257) in this matchup with the Tigers (+211), which starts at 8:10 PM ET on Friday.

Lance Lynn starts for Chicago while Detroit will counter with Wily Peralta.

Best Odds for Chicago White Sox vs Detroit Tigers

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we use data from our industry leading partner, Sportradar, to identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances to win the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the MLB matchup between the Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers.

White Sox Insights

Betting Trends

  • The White Sox have been chosen as favorites in 125 games this year and have walked away with the win 79 times (63.2%) in those games.
  • Chicago and their opponents have hit the over in 70 of their 159 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The White Sox are among the highest scoring teams in the league, ranking seventh with 781 total runs this season.
  • Chicago has competed as the favorite in 10 of its past 10 games and has gone 6-4 in those matchups.
  • When it comes to the over/under, the White Sox and their foes are 3-7 in their last 10 contests.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Lynn gets the start for the White Sox, his 28th of the season. He is 10-6 with a 2.78 ERA and 172 strikeouts over 152 innings pitched.
  • In his last appearance on Saturday against the Indians, the right-hander threw six innings, giving up six earned runs while surrendering seven hits.
  • In Lynn’s 27 starts, his team is 15-12.
  • Lynn’s starts with a set total this season have gone over the run total in eight of 27 contests.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Luis Robert 65 .347 .385 .574 12 41 92
Yasmani Grandal 89 .241 .421 .526 23 62 65
Gavin Sheets 51 .245 .324 .517 11 31 37
José Abreu 150 .262 .351 .477 29 113 146
Adam Engel 36 .248 .331 .496 7 18 29
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Tigers Insights

Betting Trends

  • The Tigers have won 45.9% of the games this season they were the moneyline underdog (62-73).
  • Detroit has combined with opponents to hit the over on the total 66 times this season for a 66-87-6 record against the over/under.
  • The Tigers have the No. 22 offense in MLB play scoring 4.3 runs per game (687 total runs).
  • Detroit played as the moneyline underdog for nine of its last 10 games, and finished 4-5 in those matchups.
  • In their last 10 outings, the Tigers and their opponents combined to hit the over on the total two times.

Probable Starting Pitcher Stats

  • Peralta gets the start for the Tigers, his 18th of the season. He is 4-4 with a 3.08 ERA and 55 strikeouts in 87 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last appearance on Sunday, the right-hander went 4 2/3 innings against the Royals, allowing two earned runs while surrendering eight hits.
  • Peralta’s team has won nine of his 17 starts.
  • Peralta has started 17 games with a total set by bookmakers this season. The teams have combined to hit the over in six of them.

Key Players

Name GP BA OBP SLG HR RBI H
Dustin Garneau 18 .207 .250 .586 6 10 12
Jeimer Candelario 148 .271 .352 .445 16 66 150
Robbie Grossman 153 .236 .354 .412 23 65 130
Akil Baddoo 114 .257 .326 .438 13 54 104
Jonathan Schoop 154 .278 .321 .437 22 84 171

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