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Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox

The Minnesota Twins and the Chicago White Sox will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at U.S. Cellular Field.

The Twins will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Scott Diamond in this game. Diamond has a 5-11 record and a 5.61 ERA this season.

It'll be John Danks toeing the rubber for the White Sox in this contest. Lefthander Danks is 4-13 with a 4.73 ERA so far this season.

The Twins were a 4-3 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -145 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
Minnesota has lost 2 straight games.
Chicago has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Minnesota: 64-86 SU
Chicago: 60-91 SU

Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Chicago most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Chi White Sox
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Minnesota's last 15 games
Minnesota is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
Chi White Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 7 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games at home

Next up:
Minnesota at Oakland, Thursday, September 19
Chi White Sox at Detroit, Friday, September 20