Detroit Tigers at Chicago White Sox Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 6/8/2014
Monday, June 9, 2014, 7:10 PM on FSDT, CSCh
U.S. Cellular Field, Chicago, Illinois
Detroit Tigers - Porcello, R (8-3) vs. Chicago White Sox - Noesi, H (1-4)
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Big right-hander Rick Porcello will be going for his ninth win of the year when he and the Detroit Tigers go up against Hector Noesi and the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.
Rick Porcello lost for the third time this season when he was defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays last week. He allowed three earned runs on six hits in that start while striking out three and walking one. Porcello hasn't posted the strikeout numbers that he had last season, but he is giving up fewer hits and walking fewer batters this year.
White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez has just eight hits in 47 at-bats against Porcello with two strikeouts in his career. Gordon Beckham has fared better against the right-hander by going 12-for-29 with four doubles and a home run.
Hector Noesi was finally able to pick up his first win of the season last week against the Los Angeles Dodgers by pitching six innings of one-run ball. He only gave up five hits in that game and walked four while striking out six. Since moving to the White Sox, Noesi is 1-3 with a 3.92 ERA through 41.1 innings.
Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler has gotten a double and an RBI against Noesi, but he is just 2-for-10 against him overall. Miguel Cabrera is the only Tiger who has been able to hit a home run off of the right-hander.
Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
Detroit Tigers are 28-25-3 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Detroit Tigers is 0.1
Chicago White Sox Betting Trends
Chicago White Sox are 32-28-1 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Chicago White Sox is -0.2
Injuries to Watch
06/07/14 C Alex Avila Head questionable
06/07/14 SS Eugenio Suarez Knee questionable
05/02/14 P Joel Hanrahan Elbow 15-day DL (5/2)
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); out for season
Chicago White Sox
05/20/14 P Matt Lindstrom Ankle 15-day DL (5/20)
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 60-day DL (4/4)
Tony's Pick: Take Chicago
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