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Chicago favored by -140 against Minnesota on Tuesday

Minnesota TwinsChicago White Sox
May 3, 8:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Odds

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The Chicago White Sox battle the visiting Minnesota Twins on Tuesday in MLB betting action at U.S. Cellular Field.

Francisco Liriano gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Twins on this day; he's 1-4 on the season. The White Sox, meanwhile, will counter with Edwin Jackson, who will be looking to improve on his 2-3 mark.

View Minnesota vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Chicago sat as -140 favorites. The total was set at 9.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 7-rated White Sox and the league No. 14-ranked Twins, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Chicago's No. 11-rated American League offense, averaging 4 runs per game, against a Twins defense that ranks No. 14 in the American League at 5.5 in runs allowed per game. The White Sox have averaged 8.3 hits per game so far, more than Twins batters have averaged on the year (7.7 hits per game).

Defensively, Minnesota features the American League's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.5 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the American League at home, scoring 4 runs per game.

The Twins were a 10-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at -115 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors. The Twins endured a 10-3 loss at the hands of the Royals on Sunday, with Carl Pavano throwing 5 1/3 innings of 12-hit ball at Kauffman Stadium.

The White Sox were a 6-2 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Orioles. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -107 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors. Chicago got the job done in their last match in a 6-2 victory over Baltimore on Monday at U.S. Cellular Field behind starter Mark Buehrle.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 9-1
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 2-8
After playing Baltimore are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Twins at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Chi White Sox
Minnesota is 11-2 SU in their last 13 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi White Sox's last 9 games
Chi White Sox are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games

Next up:
Minnesota at Chi White Sox, Wednesday, May 4

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