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If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Monday when the Chicago White Sox and the Minnesota Twins meet at Target Field.
The White Sox will give the ball to starter Hector Santiago in this one. Lefthander Santiago is 1-0 this season with a 0.73 ERA.
Santiago's opponent in this one will be Pedro Hernandez. The Twins lefthander has a 7.27 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.
In their last action, Chicago was a 3-0 winner at home against the Angels. Bettors on Chicago at -123 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Minnesota was a 6-0 loser in its last match at home against the Orioles. They lost as -102 underdogs, while the total score of 6 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Chicago: 15-20 SU
Minnesota: 17-17 SU
Chicago most recently:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing LA Angels are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Chi White Sox are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Chi White Sox's last 13 games on the road
Chi White Sox are 12-4 SU in their last 16 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 10 games when playing Chi White Sox
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Minnesota is 4-12 SU in their last 16 games when playing Chi White Sox
Minnesota home to Chi White Sox, Tuesday, May 14