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The Minnesota Twins and the Chicago White Sox will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at U.S. Cellular Field.
The Twins will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Liam Hendriks in this game. Hendriks has a 0-1 record and a 4.65 ERA this season.
Starting this game for the White Sox will be John Danks. The lefthander has a 4.52 ERA to go along with a 2-9 record this season.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 5-2 loser as they battled the Royals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at -148 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The White Sox were a 6-5 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -108 on the moneyline, while the total score (11) was good news for OVER bettors.
Chicago has won 3 straight games.
Minnesota: 49-62 SU
Chicago: 43-69 SU
A few trends to consider:
Minnesota6-2-1 SU in their last 9 games when playing Chi White Sox
Minnesota is 8-14-1 SU in their last 23 games ,when playing Chi White Sox
Minnesota is 3-7-1 SU in their last 11 games ,when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Minnesota is 1-3-1 SU in its last 5 games ,on the road
Chi White Sox are 8-14-1 SU in their last 23 games ,at home
Chi White Sox are 3-10-1 SU in their last 14 games ,
Chi White Sox are 1-3-1 SU in their last 5 games ,when playing Minnesota
Chi White Sox are 1-3-1 SU in their last 5 games ,when playing at home against Minnesota
Chi White Sox home to Minnesota, Saturday, August 10