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Pick on the Total for the Tigers-White Sox game on September 23

VSiN’s Greg Peterson goes over the best betting options for Friday’s Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox game.

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The Chicago White Sox’s playoff hope are hanging by a thread and are in need of a big weekend at home vs. the Detroit Tigers.

Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox (-180, 7.5)

The Tigers will start Eduardo Rodriguez, who’s ERA is 6.04 across four starts in September. He’s also surrendering five home runs during that span.

The Tigers bullpen ranks ninth in ERA. They’ve dropped all the way down to 24th-worst since the start of August, posting a 4.84 ERA since then.

Lucas Giolito gets the start for the White Sox. He’s had struggles in Chicago, logging a 6.61 ERA, .313 opponents’ batting average and 1.8 home runs per nine innings at home throughout 2022.

The White Sox are averaging 4.8 runs per game in Giolito’s starts this season and are third in the league in total runs scored the past 30 games.

With the Tigers bullpen wearing down as the season rolls on and the White Sox leading the American League in batting average since the All-Star break, Friday’s series opener should yield a high-scoring affair.

The Play: Tigers vs. White Sox Over 7.5

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