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Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Odds
Baseball bettors look for value at U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday as host Chicago battles the Minnesota Twins in baseball odds action.
Chicago sends Jake Peavy out against PJ Walters for the Twins in this game. Peavy is 9-10 with a 3.28 ERA on the season, while Walters is 2-2 on the year and has a 5.40 ERA.
Bettors looking to side with the White Sox in this one will find them as -190 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 9 at its open earlier today.
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 5-ranked White Sox and the American League No. 13-rated Twins in this matchup.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 5 ranked American League offense (4.7 runs per game) against a Twins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 13 in the American League at 5.2 runs allowed per game. The White Sox have been averaging 8.8 hits per game, less than the Twins have managed so far this season (9.1 hits on average).
Chicago owns the American League's No. 6 defense, allowing 4.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's American League No. 13-rated defense.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 18-9 winner as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +130 were rewarded, while the 27 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Minnesota got the job done in their last match in an 18 -9 victory over Chicago on Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field behind starter Scott Diamond.
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After a win are 3-7
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Kansas City are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 9-1
After a loss are 4-6
A few Twins at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games when playing Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games at home
Chi White Sox are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Chi White Sox are 8-2 SU in their last 10 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota home to Cleveland, Friday, September 7
Chi White Sox home to Kansas City, Friday, September 7