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Minnesota Twins

Chicago White Sox
66-96 April 03, 2014, 02:10 PM | U.S. Cellular Field 63-99



The Chicago White Sox host Minnesota on Thursday, looking to build on their 1-0 mark against the 0-1 Twins in MLB betting action at U.S. Cellular Field.

The match puts starter Philip Hughes for the Twins on the hill facing Jose Quintana for the White Sox. Hughes brings a 0-0 mark to the game, while Quintana is 0-0 to date on the season.View Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Odds and Stats.

Chicago was a -133 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 7.5.

The White Sox sit at No. 27 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Twins sit at No. 30 on the same chart.

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In their last action, Minnesota was a 5-3 loser on the road against the White Sox. Bettors on Chicago at -175 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Twins endured a 5-3 loss at the hands of the White Sox on Monday, with Ricky Nolasco throwing 6 innings of 10-hit ball at U.S. Cellular Field.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Chicago's No. 5 ranked offense (6 runs per game) against a Twins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 26 at 6 runs allowed per game. The White Sox have been averaging 11 hits per game, more than the Twins have managed so far this season (9.5 hits on average).

Defensively, Minnesota features the No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 6 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 at home, scoring 6 runs per game.

Next up:
Minnesota at Cleveland, Friday, April 4th
Chicago at Kansas City, Friday, April 4th

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