Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 4/28/2014
Tuesday, April 29, 8:10 PM on FSDT, WCIU
U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago, Illinois
Detroit Tigers - Verlander, J (3-1) vs. Chicago White Sox - Quintana, J (1-2)
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Tuesday night, Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers will face Jose Quintana and the Chicago White Sox. Both pitchers will be taking the mound for the 5th time this season.
Justin Verlander will come into this one with extra rest after his expected start on Sunday was rained out. Verlander won his previous start (which was against the White Sox) after a 7 inning effort where he allowed 2 runs on 8 hits (including a homer) with 2 walks and 7 strikeouts. The win improved Verlander’s record to 3 - 1 with a 2.18 ERA. In 2013, Verlander was 13 – 12 with a 3.46 ERA in 34 starts.
Last season, Verlander lost both starts against the White Sox. He compiled an ERA of 5.54 after allowing 12 runs on 22 hits (including 3 homers) in 13 innings of work. He will need to watch out for Chicago’s Paul Konerko. Konerko is only batting .172 against Verlander but he has 2 home runs and 5 RBIs in those at-bats.
Jose Quintana lost his 2nd straight game in his last start, which was against the Detroit Tigers. In that outing, Quintana gave up 3 runs on 7 hits (including a homer) without issuing a walk while striking out 3 in 6 innings of work. His record fell to 1 – 2 with an ERA of 3.90. Last season, Quintana went 9 – 7 with an ERA of 3.51 in 33 starts.
In 2013, Quintana was 1 - 0 in 2 starts against the Tigers. In 15 innings, Quintana allowed 3 runs on 11 hits with 3 walks and 13 strikeouts. Detroit’s Rajai Davis is 8 of 17 against Quintana with a homer and an RBI.
Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
Detroit Tigers are 10-9-2 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Detroit Tigers is 0.2
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
Chicago White Sox are 17-8-1 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Chicago White Sox is 0.2
Injuries to Watch
04/27/14 P Anibal Sanchez Finger 15-day DL (4/27)
04/21/14 P Luke Putkonen Elbow 15-day DL (4/19)
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)
Chicago White Sox
04/27/14 3B Conor Gillaspie Hand 15-day DL (4/22)
04/22/14 P Chris Sale Elbow 15-day DL (4/18)
04/19/14 P Felipe Paulino Shoulder 15-day DL (4/19)
04/10/14 RF Avisail Garcia Shoulder 60-day DL (4/9); out for season
04/04/14 P Nate Jones Hip 15-day DL (4/4)
03/30/14 2B Jeff Keppinger Shoulder 15-day DL (3/21)
Josh's Pick: Take Chicago
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