Major League Baseball Preview — Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins
The Minnesota Twins will be trying to extend a winning streak on Thursday when they take on the Chicago White Sox at Target Field.
The White Sox will trot Jeff Samardzija out to the mound in this one. Right hander Samardzija has a 8-11 record and a 4.85 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it’ll be Kyle Gibson who starts for the Twins. Right hander Gibson is 9-9 with a 3.87 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Twins listed as 136-moneyline favorites versus the White Sox, while the game’s total is sitting at 8.
Minnesota won its last outing, a 3-0 result against the White Sox on September 02. Bettors who backed the Twins at -127 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
The White Sox were a 3-0 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Twins. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at -127 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Team record: 61-70
Chi White Sox is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Chi White Sox’s last 13 games
Chi White Sox is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Chi White Sox’s last 6 games on the road
Team record: 69-63
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Minnesota is 10-2 SU in its last 12 games
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota’s last 8 games at home
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Chi White Sox
Chi White Sox at Kansas City Friday, September 4
Minnesota at Houston Friday, September 4
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