Chicago White Sox at Detroit Tigers 9/23/2014 Free MLB Picks & Predictions
by Tony Sink - 9/22/2014
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Comerica Park in Detroit
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Tuesday night, Scott Carroll (5 -10, 5.01 ERA) takes his turn for the Chicago White Sox as they take on David Price (14 -12, 3.37 ERA) and the Detroit Tigers. Carroll will make his 19th start and 25th appearance as Price makes his 33rd start.
Scott Carroll escaped with a no-decision in his last start after allowing 4 runs and 4 hits (including a homer) through 5 innings of work. He walked 2 and struck out 2. Carroll has had a rough time as of late and hasn’t had a win since mid-August. He has allowed 2 or fewer runs in just 3 of his last 10 appearances. In those 10 appearances, he is just 2 - 5.
In late August, Carroll faced the Tigers for the 1st time and it wasn’t pretty. Carroll took the loss after allowing 7 runs and 10 hits in just 5 innings of work.
David Price was roughed up in his last start and ended up taking the loss. Price gave up 5 runs and 8 hits in just 5.2 innings as he walked 3 and struck out 5. Since coming over to the Tigers from the Tampa Bay Rays, Price has been up and down. He is 3 -4 in his 9 starts for Detroit and 3 – 5 in his last 10 starts overall. Last season, Price was 10 – 8 with a 3.33 ERA in 27 starts for the Rays.
Last season, Price was 2 – 0 with a 2.25 ERA in 2 starts against Chicago. Earlier this season, Price lost to the White Sox after allowing 8 runs and 9 hits (including a homer) in just 6 innings.
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
Chicago White Sox are 77-72-6 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Chicago White Sox is -0.6
Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
Detroit Tigers are 81-68-6 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Detroit Tigers is 0.4
Injuries to Watch
Chicago White Sox
04/19/14 P Felipe Paulino Shoulder 15-day DL (4/19)
04/04/14 P Nate Jones Hip 60-day DL (4/4)
09/20/14 C Alex Avila Head out indefinitely
09/02/14 P Drew VerHagen Back 60-day DL (7/15)
08/10/14 P Anibal Sanchez Pectoral 15-day DL (8/9)
06/25/14 P Luke Putkonen Elbow 60-day DL (4/19)
05/02/14 P Joel Hanrahan Elbow 60-day DL (5/2)
03/28/14 LF Andy Dirks Back 60-day DL (3/29)
03/28/14 P Bruce Rondon Elbow 60-day DL (3/29), out for season
03/27/14 SS Jose Iglesias Stress Fracture 60-day DL (3/29); out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago
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