Chicago White Sox Vs. Minnesota Twins
Chicago White Sox (65-86) at Minnesota Twins (93-58)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, September 18th, 2019 at 07:40 PM ET (Target Field)
Line and Odds: Minnesota Twins ( -1.5 )-Over/Under: 10.5
After a neat win in Game 1, the Minnesota Twins struggled to win the second episode of this three-games AL Central series last night. The Twins got off to a strong start with five runs scored in the third inning, but the White Sox were able to quickly erase the home team’s lead and only surrendered in the twelve inning. The two teams go back at it tonight, who’s taking the series finale?
After another disappointing season, the Chicago White Sox missed the playoffs for the eleventh consecutive season. The team started the season with a rough 3-8 run and was never able to get in the winning column going on multiple three-games losing streaks and a four-games losing streak. Despite finishing the first half of the season on a 5-3 run, the White Sox couldn’t turn things around in the second half starting with a seven-games losing streak and going on another seven-games losing streak at the end of August. Since the All Star Break the White Sox are 23-42 with a total of 278 runs scored. 2019 All Star Jose Abreu leads the team with 167 hits, 119 RBI and 33 home runs, while Leuri Garcia, Yoan Moncada and Tim Anderson have combined for 454 hits, 165 RBI and 47 home runs. Dylan Covey will be on the mound tonight. Covey has struggled this season so far with a 1-8 record topped by a 7.98 ERA and 41 strikeouts, and he has a terrible 0-4 career record against Minnesota with a 7.30 ERA and 12 strikeouts. The White Sox need him to have a career night ul if they want to finish the series with a win tonight.
The Minnesota Twins missed finished the 2018 season thirteen games below the number one seed, the Cleveland Indians, in the AL Central. This year the Twins look like one of the strongest teams in the MLB. Minnesota dominated in the first half of the season going on multiple winning streaks and continued being hot even after the All Star Break and kept a good 18-10 record in the last month. Since the start of the second half of the season, the Minnesota Twins are 37-25 with a total of 357 runs scored. 2019 All Star Jorge Polanco leads the team with 179 hits, 78 RBI and 22 home runs, while Max Kepler and Eddie Rosario have combined for 277 hits, 190 RBI and 67 home runs. Jake Odorizzi will get the start tonight. Odorizzi is 14-6 with a 3.60 ERA and 162 strikeouts this year and has 3-3 career record against the White Sox with a 3.20 ERA and 65 strikeouts. The Twins need him to stay consistent if they want to get another home win tonight.
Cover the Spread 365 Betting Trends
Chi White Sox are 2-10 SU in their last 12 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Chi White Sox are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Chi White Sox’s last 19 games this season
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Chi White Sox’s last 8 games against an opponent in the American League
Minnesota are 10-2 SU in their last 12 games when playing at home against Chi White Sox
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 6 games against Chi White Sox
Minnesota are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Minnesota’s last 15 games
Free MLB Prediction Chicago White Sox Vs. Minnesota Twins
Twins and White Sox go back at it tonight for their last meeting of the season. After two close games, the Minnesota Twins should be able to easily close out the series sweep tonight. Looking at the pitching matchup and considering Covey’s career and season’s performances, the Twins will likely come out with the win tonight.