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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Saturday when the Minnesota Twins and the Chicago White Sox meet at U.S. Cellular Field.
Michael Pelfrey will be the starting pitcher for the Twins on this day. Righthander Pelfrey is 4-9 this season with a 5.23 ERA.
Starting this game for the White Sox will be Andre Rienzo. The righthander has a 1.38 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.
In their last action, Minnesota was a 3-2 winner on the road against the White Sox. Bettors on Minnesota at +125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Minnesota has won 2 straight games.
Chicago has lost 2 straight games.
Minnesota: 51-62 SU
Chicago: 43-71 SU
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After playing Chi White Sox are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a loss are 1-9
A few trends to consider:
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Chi White Sox
Minnesota is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Chi White Sox
Minnesota is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Chi White Sox are 4-8 SU in their last 12 games at home
Chi White Sox are 3-12 SU in their last 15 games
Chi White Sox are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Chi White Sox home to Minnesota, Sunday, August 11