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Moneyline Favors Minnesota Twins in MLB Battle with Chicago White Sox

The visiting Minnesota Twins hope for a solid performance on Wednesday as they look to pick up a win at Guaranteed Rate Field against the Chicago White Sox.

Minnesota puts its faith in starter Ervin Santana to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 13-7. Getting the ball for the Chicago White Sox is James Shields, who owns a 2-4 record on the season with a 5.72 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Chicago White Sox were listed as 155 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 10.5 earlier at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.5-3.6 result in favor of the Twins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Chicago (48-76) will face the 65-60 Twins in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Chicago White Sox vs Minnesota Twins odds would favor the Twins if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Chicago is rated No. 29 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Minnesota is at No. 2.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago White Sox No. 24-ranked scoring average of 4.32 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins offense rated No. 13 and scoring 4.78 runs per game. The White Sox have averaged 8.72 hits per game to date this season, less than the Twins hitters have managed (8.76 per nine innings).

Chicago owns the No. 27 defense, allowing 4.32 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's No. 23-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Twins enjoyed a 4-1 victory at the expense of the White Sox on Tuesday, with K Gibson throwing 7 innings of 7-hit ball at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Chi White Sox is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
  • Chi White Sox is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Chi White Sox is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Chicago, Thursday, August 24th