Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Prediction 7/9/2024

The Minnesota Twins (52-39) travel to face off against the Chicago White Sox (26-67) on Tuesday, July 9th. This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago and televised on NBCS. The Twins are coming off a win in their previous game, while the White Sox are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Twins. First pitch is set for 7:10 CT.

Twins vs. White Sox Betting Prediction

  • Money Line Prediction: Twins (-165)
  • Over/Under Prediction: Over 8 Runs
  • The Twins have won 10 of their last 15 games.
  • The Twins have scored an average of 6.8 runs per game in their last 15 games.
  • The Twins have won 4 of their last 5 road games.
  • The Twins have won all 3 head-to-head games against the White Sox this season, scoring an average of 8 runs per game.
  • The White Sox have lost 10 of their last 15 games.

Twins vs White Sox

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It was a high-scoring game in the most recent game of this Twins vs White Sox series. Minnesota went into the matchup as -214 favorites and squeaked out an 8-6 win. Both teams scored one run in the first inning, and the White Sox could only muster one more run until breaking out for three in the 6th. As for the Twins, they scored four of their eight runs in the 7th and added two insurance runs in the 11th.

Chris Paddack got the start for the Twins, going just five innings while giving up two runs and striking out three. Jhoan Duran got the win out of the bullpen, and Kody Funderburk got the save. Jared Shuster had a rough outing for the White Sox, taking the loss.

Minnesota’s offense was led by Matt Wallner, who homered and went 2/4 with two RBIs. Byron Buxton also had a three-hit game and scored twice for the Twins. As for the White Sox, Martin Maldonado hit the game’s only other home run and went 1/1 with three RBIs.

Minnesota has been dominant as the favorite this season, posting a 43-22 record, but they have struggled as the underdog with a 9-17 mark. The Twins are 25-21 on the road and have covered the run line in 26 of 46 road games, including six straight. Their average run margin on the road is 0.6 runs per game.

The Twins are on a five-series winning streak and have won three straight games to improve to 52-39 overall. They trail the Guardians by five games in the AL Central and are 18-12 against division opponents this season.

Bailey Ober Gets The Start For The Twins

Right-hander Bailey Ober gets the start for the Twins today as he faces the White Sox on the road. He has made 17 starts this season and has a record of 8-4 with a 4.12 ERA. Ober’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.10, and he has turned in eight quality starts. Per nine innings, he is averaging 9.57 strikeouts compared to just 2.2 walks. In his last outing, Ober gave up one earned run in six innings of work. He picked up the win in that start vs. the Tigers. Before that, he had given up a homer in three straight outings.

Twins Offense Breakdown

Carlos Correa and Carlos Santana have been a great 1-2 punch for the Twins this season, with Correa leading the team with 46 RBIs and Santana not far behind at 40. Correa is also 2nd on the team with 12 homers, and Santana is tied for 2nd in the league with that same number. Correa has also been swinging a hot bat of late, going 9/34 with four homers over his last nine games. Jose Miranda has been even better in his last 10 games, going 20/37 with one home run and eight RBIs.

As a team, the Twins are 4th in the league in scoring at 5 runs per game. They have been even better on the road, averaging 5.1 runs per contest. Overall, they are one of the league’s top power-hitting teams, as they are 4th in homers and have a collective batting average of .256.

Chicago has struggled this season, especially against AL Central teams, with a 7-24 record within the division. They have lost three straight games, including the series opener vs. the Twins. The White Sox are 5th in the AL Central, trailing the Guardians by 32 games.

As underdogs, the White Sox have a 21-65 record, but when favored, they are 5-2. Their overall series record this season is 6-21-2, and they have lost two straight series. The average run margin in their wins is +3.0, while in losses, it’s -3.7.

Erick Fedde Gets The Start For The White Sox

White Sox starter Erick Fedde has made 18 appearances this season and has a record of 6-3. His ERA for the season is 3.13, along with a WHIP of 1.13. Fedde has turned in nine quality starts this year and is averaging 7.96 strikeouts per nine innings. In his last outing, he went six innings, giving up one earned run on three hits. He finished with the win in that outing. Before that, he had lost two straight starts. Fedde has been much better at home, coming in with a record of 4-1 and 1.72 ERA compared to 2-2 with a 4.49 ERA on the road.

White Sox Offense Breakdown

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Andrew Vaughn has been swinging a hot bat of late for the White Sox, going 10/33 in his last nine games with two homers and eight RBIs. For the season, Vaughn is batting .241 with a team-high 43 RBIs. Paul DeJong has also been a solid run producer for the White Sox, with 36 RBIs and 16 homers, which is 11th in the league.

Chicago’s offense has been one of the worst in the league this season, as they are dead last in scoring at 3.2 runs per game. They have also struggled in terms of batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage. As a team, they are batting just .221, and their collective on-base percentage is only .284.

Twins vs White Sox Prediction

Our prediction for the Twins vs. White Sox matchup is to take the Twins on the money line. However, with the payout being -165, we actually like the over in this one, with the line being set at 8 runs.

Offensively, we have the Twins finishing with nine hits, which is the seventh most in the league today. As for the White Sox, they are projected to finish with eight hits, and we have them picking up a win.

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