Gavin Floyd out to silence Twins bats in MLB contest
Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Odds
Minnesota pays a visit to Chicago on Sunday, hoping to shut down the White Sox bats in baseball action at U.S. Cellular Field.
Minnesota puts its faith in starter Scott Diamond to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-1. Getting the ball for the White Sox is Gavin Floyd, who owns a 0-3 record on the season with a 6.32 ERA.
Chicago was a -146 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 8.5.
The White Sox sit at No. 8 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Twins sit at an American League No. 13 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Chicago owns the No. 12 ranking for hits in the American League at 7.9 per game. By contrast, the Twins are rated No. 10 in the same category at 8.1 per game.
Defensively, Minnesota features the American League's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.4 runs per game. Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the American League at home, scoring 3.3 runs per game.
In their last action, Minnesota was a 2-1 winner on the road against the White Sox. Bettors on Minnesota at +158 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Twins beat Chicago in extra innings, earning a 2-1 victory at U.S. Cellular Field in MLB wagering action.
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 2-8
Before playing Miami are 5-1
After playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 8-2
After a loss are 4-6
A few Twins at White Sox trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Minnesota's last 12 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Minnesota is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
Chi White Sox are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Chi White Sox are 7-2 SU in their last 9 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Minnesota home to Miami, Monday, April 22
Chi White Sox home to Cleveland, Monday, April 22