The Chicago White Sox will be taking on their AL Central rival Minnesota Twins at Target Field. NBC Sports Chicago will broadcast the matchup and the game gets underway at 8:10 p.m. ET.
Chicago White Sox at Minnesota Twins Odds
The White Sox are 4-8 SU and have gone 5-6 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 3.0 units for moneyline gamblers this year and 1.8 units ATS. Chicago has covered the spread four times in its last seven games and the total has gone under in four of those seven. The Twins are 7-4 SU and 8-2 ATS. They’ve gained 2.5 units for moneyline bettors and 6.2 units ATS. Minnesota has covered the spread five times in its last seven games and the over has hit in four of those seven.
Twins games have had an over/under record of 4-6 thus far in 2018. Chicago has an over/under record of 5-6.
The Twins have lost 0.1 units and are 6-2 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher. The over has hit in four of those games, compared to four that’ve hit the under against righty starters.
Minnesota’s pitchers have given up 3.4 runs per game overall in 2018 as a unit. The club’s starting pitching staff has an ERA of 2.97, a WHIP of 1.24 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 9.2. The bullpen has a 3.52 ERA, 1.30 WHIP and 8.9 K/9. In one divisional games, Twins starters have an ERA of 0.00 and the bullpen’s ERA is 0.00.
The Minnesota hitters are putting up 4.6 runs per contest, including 4.2 per game over their last five. The team’s hit .238/.346/.360 over its last five matchups and is 3-2 SU during that stretch.
First baseman Joe Mauer and second baseman Brian Dozier have led the Twins’ batters this year. Mauer is slashing .412/.545/.529 with 14 hits, six RBIs and six runs scored, and Dozier’s line is .289/.385/.600 with 13 hits, six RBIs and 12 runs.
In the other dugout, Chicago’s pitching staff allowed 5.3 runs per game and its starting pitchers own a 4.68 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 5.21 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 5.35, along with a WHIP of 1.44.
White Sox hitters have slashed .234/.327/.419 on their way to 4.0 runs scored per game this season, including 4.3 runs per game against divisional foes and 2.2 per game over the team’s last five outings (1-4 SU).
Chicago’s offensive production been led by Matt Davidson and Tim Anderson. Davidson is slashing .211/.375/.632 with eight hits, five homers, 10 RBIs and 10 runs scored, while Anderson (.267/.327/.489) is up to 12 hits, three homers, four RBIs, eight runs and six stolen bases.
Chicago White Sox at Minnesota Twins Free MLB Tip
Predictions: SU Winner – Twins, ATS Winner – White Sox, O/U – OVER
- Minnesota has recorded 21.3 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 19.8 over its last five.
- The White Sox have hit 10 home runs in their last 10 games. The Twins have hit 14 over their last 10.