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Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

U.S. Cellular Field hosts an MLB battle between the Chicago White Sox and the visiting Minnesota Twins on Friday.

Mat Latos will take the mound for the Chicago White Sox, and he'll carry a 4-0 record into the contest. Ricky Nolasco gets the ball for the Minnesota Twins; he's 1-0 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Chicago was a -140 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 8.5.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the White Sox to win this game 5.2-4.0. 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 19-10 record to the battle against the 8-20 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. 10 and the Minnesota Twins at No. 24 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Chicago White Sox No. 21-ranked scoring average of 3.83 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins offense rated No. 25 and scoring 3.54 runs per game. The White Sox have averaged 7.86 hits per game to date this season, less than the Twins hitters have managed (8.32 per nine innings).

Minnesota brings the No. 24-rated defense to this matchup, facing the White Sox's No. 4-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota got the wrong end of the stick in their last game on Wednesday, suffering a 16-4 humiliation against Houston.

Chicago suffered a 7-3 loss against Boston on Thursday, as E Johnson wasn't able to lead his team to victory at U.S. Cellular Field.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games
  • Minnesota is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Chi White Sox's last 23 games
  • Chi White Sox is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi White Sox's last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Chicago, Saturday, May 7th