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MLB betting line favors White Sox over Twins

Minnesota TwinsChicago White Sox
Aug 29, 8:10 PM | GrassU.S. Cellular Field

Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Odds

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The Chicago White Sox look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Twins arrive at U.S. Cellular Field on Monday.

Mark Buehrle gets the call for the Chicago White Sox and he will try to build on a 10-6 mark. In the other dugout, Kevin Slowey brings a 0-2 ledger to the game for the Twins as he tries to quiet the White Sox bats.

View Minnesota vs Chi White Sox Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the White Sox in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -215 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 4 (White Sox) and the No. 14 (Twins) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Chicago's American League No. 10-ranked scoring average of 4 runs per game, against a Twins offense rated No. 13 and scoring 3.8 runs per game in the league. The White Sox have averaged 8.6 hits per game to date this season, more than the Twins hitters have managed (8.4 per nine innings).

Chicago owns the American League's No. 4 defense, allowing 4.1 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's American League No. 13-rated defense.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 11-4 winner at home against the Tigers. Bettors on Minnesota at +106 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (15) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Twins grabbed a win last time out, defeating Brad Penny and the Tigers 11-4 on Sunday at Target Field.

The White Sox were a 9-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Mariners. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -117 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. The White Sox enjoyed a 9-3 victory at the expense of the Mariners on Sunday, with Gavin Floyd throwing 7 1/3 innings of 5-hit ball at Safeco Field.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 1-9

Chicago White Sox Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Seattle are 9-1
After a win are 6-4

A few Twins at White Sox trends to consider:
Minnesota is 9-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
Minnesota is 17-6 SU in their last 23 games when playing Chi White Sox
Minnesota is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
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 5-2 SU in their last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games

Next up:
Minnesota at Chi White Sox, Tuesday, August 30

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