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July 30, 8:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Chicago White Sox vs Minnesota Twins Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Target Field on Monday as host Minnesota battles the Chicago White Sox in baseball odds action.

Jose Quintana, with a record of 4-1 on the season, gets the ball for the White Sox, while the Twins trot Cole De Vries to the mound in this one. He is 2-2 so far in 2012.

View Chi White Sox vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Chicago before the first pitch in this match will find them as 125-moneyline favorites. They will see an opening total of 9.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 13-rated Twins and the league No. 7-ranked White Sox, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Minnesota's American League No. 8-ranked scoring average of 4.4 runs per game, against a White Sox offense rated No. 5 and scoring 4.8 runs per game in the league. The Twins have averaged 9.1 hits per game to date this season, more than the White Sox hitters have managed (8.9 per nine innings).

Minnesota owns the American League's No. 14 defense, allowing 5.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's American League No. 7-rated defense.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 2-0 loser as they battled the Rangers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rangers at -154 were rewarded, while the 2 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Scott Feldman shut down the White Sox in their last game, striking out 5 in a 2-0 shutout over Chicago in baseball action at Rangers Ballpark.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 5-1 winner as they battled the Indians at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at -111 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Indians, a 5-1 final on Sunday in support of Brian Duensing at Target Field.

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Texas are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few White Sox at Twins trends to consider:
Chi White Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Chi White Sox are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Chi White Sox's last 12 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Minnesota's last 12 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Chi White Sox at Minnesota, Tuesday, July 31

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