Baseball odds preview - Chicago vs. Minnesota
Chicago White Sox vs Minnesota Twins Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Minnesota and Chicago on Tuesday, with the host Twins trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
Chicago puts its faith in starter Jake Peavy to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 4-1. Getting the ball for the Twins is Kevin Correia, who owns a 4-2 record on the season with a 3.09 ERA.
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Twins as +103 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 7.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
The Twins sit at No. 13 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the White Sox sit at an American League No. 11 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 6 ranked American League offense (4.7 runs per game) against a White Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 5 in the American League at 3.9 runs allowed per game. The Twins have been averaging 8.6 hits per game, more than the White Sox have managed so far this season (7.6 hits on average).
Chicago brings the American League's No. 5-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Twins' league No. 11-ranked defense.
Last time out for Chicago, they were a 10-3 loser as they battled the Twins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +100 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Chicago suffered a 10-3 loss against Minnesota on Monday, as Hector Santiago wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Target Field.
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 1-9
Before playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
A few White Sox at Twins trends to consider:
Chi White Sox are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Chi White Sox's last 19 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Chi White Sox's last 14 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Minnesota's last 19 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Chi White Sox at Minnesota, Wednesday, May 15