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Sep 5, 2:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Chicago White Sox vs Minnesota Twins Odds

68-69TEAM RECORD58-81

The Minnesota Twins will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Chicago White Sox invade Target Field on Monday.

For the Twins, Anthony Swarzak gets the ball, charged with keeping the White Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Philip Humber, 8-8 on the year.

View Chi White Sox vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Twins in this one, they're listed as moneyline underdogs of +105 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Twins rated this week at No. 14 and the White Sox sitting at No. 6.

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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. 13-ranked scoring average of 3.9 runs per game, against a White Sox offense rated No. 11 and scoring 4.1 runs per game in the league. The Twins have averaged 8.4 hits per game to date this season, less than the White Sox hitters have managed (8.7 per nine innings).

Minnesota owns the American League's No. 13 defense, allowing 5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Chicago's American League No. 6-rated defense.

Last time out for Chicago, they were a 18-2 loser as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -139 were rewarded, while the 20 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Chicago was scored on plenty on Sunday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in an 18 -2 loss to Detroit.

Minnesota was a 4-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Angels. They lost as +139 underdogs, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. Minnesota didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-1 to Los Angeles on Sunday at Angel Stadium.

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After playing LA Angels are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

A few White Sox at Twins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Chi White Sox are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
Minnesota is 17-8 SU in their last 25 games when playing Chi White Sox
Minnesota is 17-8 SU in their last 25 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox

Next up:
Chi White Sox at Minnesota, Monday, September 5

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