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Twins Looking Inept On The Road

The Minnesota Twins are not exactly lighting the world of fire this season – by which I mean they have the worst record in the American League – but they have been especially bad on the road. The Twins are 2-13 when travelling this season and have been outscored 32-12 during their current three game road slide. Minny will try and regain some respect when they visit the Chicago White Sox Saturday.

Shark Bites
  • The UNDER is 9-2 in the White Sos past 11 games at home.
  • Melky Cabrera went 4-for-five with three RBIs in Game 1 of the series.
  • Chris Sale is 0-4 with an 8.67 ERA in his past four starts against the Twins.

Chris Sale will look to continue his phenomenal start to the season when he takes the mound for the White Sox. Sale is 6-0 with a 1.66 ERA and a 0.81 WHIP this season and has only allowed two earned runs in his past four outings. However, Sale has faced the Twins 22 times in his career and has a 4.15 ERA, which is the highest against any team in the MLB.

After spending the past 15 days on the DL, Ervin Santana is expected to return to the mound for the Twins. Santana has been quietly solid this season, as the righty has given up just seven earned runs in his first four starts. However, the Twins’ bullpen has surrendered nine earned runs after replacing Santana on the mound. 

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the Chicago White Sox in this matchup found them as -175 favorites on the MLB money line at BetOnline. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.4-3.8 win for the White Sox. 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 20-10 record to the battle against the 8-21 Twins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Chicago vs Minnesota injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 10 (Chicago White Sox) and the No. 24 (Minnesota Twins) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Chicago White Sox and its No. 21-rated batting order, averaging 4.03 runs per nine innings, against the No. 25 line up of the Minnesota Twins at 3.55 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Chicago has the No. 4-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Twins own the No. 26 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota looks to rebound from a loss to the White Sox, who beat them 10-4 on Friday behind a start from M Latos at U.S. Cellular Field.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
  • Chi White Sox is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games
  • Chi White Sox is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Chi White Sox's last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Chicago, Sunday, May 8th