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Chicago White Sox Host Minnesota Twins in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Chicago and Minnesota on Friday, with the host White Sox trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

Jeff Samardzija gets the call for the Chicago White Sox and he will try to build on a 3-2 mark. In the other dugout, Philip Hughes brings a 3-4 ledger to the game for the Minnesota Twins as he tries to quiet the White Sox bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Chicago was a -142 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.4-3.7 win for the Twins on Friday. 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

The Chicago White Sox bring a 18-20 record to the battle against the 23-17 Twins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Chicago White Sox at No. 25 and the Minnesota Twins at No. 5 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Chicago White Sox and its No. 28-rated batting order, averaging 3.68 runs per nine innings, against the No. 6 line up of the Minnesota Twins at 4.57 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 23-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Twins own the No. 19 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Twins beat Pittsburgh in extra innings, earning a 4-3 victory at PNC Park in MLB wagering action.

The White Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in John Danks's start, as they lost 5-2 against Cleveland on Thursday at U.S. Cellular Field.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Minnesota's last 13 games
  • Minnesota is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Chi White Sox
  • Chi White Sox is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 5 games at home
  • Chi White Sox is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Chicago, Saturday, May 23rd