Minnesota Twins at Chicago White Sox 9/16/23 - MLB Betting Picks & Odds
Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox
MLB: 7:10 PM EST
Sep. 16, 2023
Latest Odds : MIN -222; O/U 9
The Minnesota Twins continue a road trip Saturday with game three of four in Chicago against the Chicago White Sox. Minnesota comes into Saturday seven games above .500 currently the top team in the American League Central following their win in game one of this series. Offensively Minnesota has been a mediocre team scoring 675 runs on 1189 hits across 147 games played. The Twins have had a power surge this season with 207 total team home runs to go along with a .425 slugging percentage. Carlos Correa leads Minnesota this season with a .229 batting average go along with a team high 63 RBIs.
Pablo Lopez will take the mound for Minnesota on Saturday making his 30th start of the year. Through 29 outings Lopez has given up 70 runs across 178.2 innings of work resulting in a 3.43 ERA. On the road Lopez has been fantastic giving up just 28 runs in 90.2 innings in 15 outings. Last game out Lopez was dominant allowing no runs on two hits across 8 innings.
The Chicago White Sox remain at home Saturday 25 games below .500 on a three-game skid after the loss in game one of this series. Jose Urena took the loss for Chicago giving up six runs on seven hits across 6.1 innings of work. The Chicago bullpen struggled as well allowing four more runs on three hits over the final 2.2 innings of action.
The Chicago White Sox have been horrendous at the dish this season with a .240 team padding average, while the White Sox have scored just 601 hits in 147 games played. Offensively Chicago was nonexistent in game 1 of this series with just six hits in 33 at bats including none with runners in scoring position to leave five men on base. Andrew Vaughan provided the only spark in the Chicago lineup with a two run home run in the seventh inning resulting in all of the Chicago scoring.
Recent Betting Trends:
* The total has gone OVER in 13 of Minnesota's last 20 games.
* Minnesota are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against Chi White Sox.
* The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road.
* The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chi White Sox's last 6 games.
* Chi White Sox are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Free Betting Pick: Minnesota Twins -1.5
The Minnesota Twins still find themselves fighting for a playoff spot and will continue to roll Saturday. Take the Twins to again do the job on the road against a terrible White Sox team. Minnesota has all the advantages in this game that will lead them to the win. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Twins win and cover 7-1.