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    The Chicago White Sox (23-35) will look to Eloy Jimenez, who is riding a 12-game hitting streak, when they face the Detroit Tigers (26-28). The White Sox are favored (-161) for this matchup with the Tigers (+136), which starts at 8:10 PM ET on Friday at Guaranteed Rate Field. Jesse Scholtens starts for Chicago while Detroit will counter with Reese Olson.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for White Sox vs. Tigers

    • Game Day: Friday, June 2, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field
    White Sox vs Tigers Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    White Sox -161 8.5

    How Do I Watch the White Sox vs. the Tigers?

    • TV Channel: NBCS-CHI

    White Sox Stats & Trends

    White Sox Batting

    • The White Sox average 1.0 home run per game to rank 19th in MLB action with 60 total home runs.
    • Chicago has the 21st-ranked batting average in MLB (.242).
    • The White Sox are 29th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .298.
    • Chicago strikes out 8.3 times per game, the No. 13 mark in baseball.
    • The White Sox have hit 31 home runs at home this season (1.1 per game).
    • Chicago is slugging .419 with 3.0 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the team averages 8.8 hits per game and is batting .260.

    White Sox Key Batters

    • Andrew Vaughn leads Chicago with an OBP of .333, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .443. He’s batting .255 on the season.
    • He ranks 86th in batting average, 84th in on-base percentage, and 75th in slugging among all qualifying hitters in MLB.
    • Vaughn will look for his seventh straight game with a hit in this contest. In his last 10 games he is batting .351 with four doubles, two home runs, two walks and eight RBI.
    • Luis Robert leads Chicago with 54 hits and a team-best slugging percentage of .519. He’s batting .260 with an on-base percentage of .313.
    • He ranks 78th in batting average, 121st in on-base percentage and 20th in slugging in the majors.
    • Robert heads into this game looking to extend his two-game hit streak. In his last five games he is hitting .190 with two doubles, a walk and an RBI.
    • Andrew Benintendi has an OPS of .677, fueled by an OBP of .326 and a team-best slugging percentage of .351 this season.
    • Jake Burger has been key for Chicago with 34 hits, an OBP of .314 plus a slugging percentage of .603.
    • Burger has safely hit in two straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .357 with a home run and an RBI.

    Tigers Stats & Trends

    Tigers Batting

    • The Tigers rank 27th in Major League Baseball with just 46 home runs as a team.
    • Detroit has a team batting average of just .230 this season, which ranks 26th among MLB teams.
    • The Tigers have the 25th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.306).
    • Detroit ranks 11th in strikeouts per game (8.9) among MLB offenses.
    • They have averaged 0.9 home runs per game in their 27 road contests this season.
    • Detroit has a team slugging percentage of .344 in away games this season with 65 extra-base hits.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .224 with 7.8 base hits per contest.

    Tigers Key Batters

    • Zach McKinstry is batting .288 with seven doubles, four home runs and 24 walks. He’s slugging .432 with an on-base percentage of .400.
    • Spencer Torkelson has 13 doubles, four home runs and 22 walks while batting .237. He’s slugging .364 with an on-base percentage of .319.
    • He is currently 121st in batting average, 111th in on-base percentage and 135th in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters.
    • Javier Baez is batting .225 with eight doubles, three home runs and nine walks.
    • Akil Baddoo is batting .262 with seven doubles, three home runs and 20 walks.

    White Sox vs. Tigers Probable Pitchers

    Jesse Scholtens (CHW) Pitcher Reese Olson (DET)
    0 – 2 W/L 0 – 0
    16.2 IP 0
    3.24 ERA 0.00
    1.200 WHIP 0.000
    4.9 K/9 0
    4.3 BB/9 0

    White Sox vs. Tigers Injury Updates

    • White Sox: Elvis Andrus: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Billy Hamilton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Mike Clevinger: 15 Day IL (Wrist), Jimmy Lambert: 15 Day IL (Ankle), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm)
    • Tigers: Eduardo Rodríguez: 10 Day IL (Finger), Matt Vierling: 10 Day IL (Back), Kerry Carpenter: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Riley Greene: 10 Day IL (Left fibula), Spencer Turnbull: 15 Day IL (Neck), Trey Wingenter: 60 Day IL (Biceps), Matt Manning: 60 Day IL (Foot), Austin Meadows: 60 Day IL (Anxiety), Beau Brieske: 60 Day IL (Arm), Casey Mize: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tarik Skubal: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Freddy Pacheco: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the White Sox and Tigers (Last 10 Games)

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