Twins vs. White Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, April 12, 2023

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Twins vs. White Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, April 12, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Minnesota Twins (7-4) and the Chicago White Sox (5-7) meet in the rubber match of a three-game series on Wednesday at 1:10 PM ET. The Twins are -165 favorites on the moneyline to win the series over the White Sox (+141).

Sonny Gray starts for Minnesota while Lucas Giolito is Chicago’s starter for the contest.

Twins vs. White Sox Odds

  • Twins odds to win: -165
  • White Sox odds to win: +141
  • Spread: Twins -1.5
  • Total: 8.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2023
  • Time: 1:10 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

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Twins and White Sox Betting Trends

The Twins have a 7-1 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 87.5% of those games).

Minnesota has not yet played a game with moneyline odds of -165 or shorter.

The White Sox have been underdogs in six games this season and won two (33.3%) of those contests.

Chicago has not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +141.

The Twins have played in 11 games with an over/under set, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total three times (3-6-2).

The White Sox’s games have gone over the total in eight of their 12 chances.

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Twins Stats & Insights

The Twins are the fifth-lowest scoring team in MLB action averaging four runs per game (44 total).

Minnesota ranks 23rd in baseball with 10 home runs. They average 0.9 per game.

The Twins have the fifth-worst batting average in the league (.228).

Minnesota strikes out 9.3 times per game to rank 17th in MLB.

The pitching staff for the Twins has a collective 10.7 K/9, the first-best in the majors.

Minnesota has a 2.64 team ERA that ranks third across all MLB pitching staffs.

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White Sox Stats & Insights

The White Sox have scored the eighth-most runs in the league this season with 59.

Chicago’s 12 home runs rank 17th in Major League Baseball.

The White Sox’s .269 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking eighth in MLB.

Chicago ranks 18th in strikeouts per game (8.6) among MLB offenses.

The White Sox strike out 10.6 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, second-best in MLB.

Chicago has pitched to a 5.97 ERA this season, which ranks 28th in baseball.

Twins Key Players to Watch

The Twins will send Gray (1-0) out to make his third start of the season.

Byron Buxton has been key for Minnesota with two home runs, five RBI and a batting average of .308 this season.

Trevor Larnach is a key run producer for Minnesota with a .310 average and eight RBI.

Kyle Farmer has collected seven base hits, an OBP of .273 and a slugging percentage of .367 this season.

Christian Vazquez has eight hits and an OBP of .433 to go with a slugging percentage of .360 this season.

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White Sox Key Players to Watch

The White Sox will send Giolito to the mound for his third start of the season.

Luis Robert leads the White Sox in home runs (five), runs batted in (11) and has put up a team-best batting average of .347.

Andrew Vaughn has six doubles and six walks while hitting .268.

Andrew Benintendi is batting .261 with two doubles and three walks.

Yoan Moncada is hitting .308 with four doubles, two home runs and a walk.

Twins and White Sox Injuries

Twins: Joey Gallo: 10 Day IL (Side), Max Kepler: 10 Day IL (Knee), Gilberto Celestino: 10 Day IL (Thumb), Alex Kirilloff: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Jorge Polanco: 10 Day IL (Knee), Josh Winder: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Ronny Henriquez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Royce Lewis: 60 Day IL (Knee), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Carlos Correa: day-to-day (Back)

White Sox: Eloy Jiménez: 10 Day IL (Strained hamstring), Tim Anderson: 10 Day IL (Knee), Joe Kelly: 15 Day IL (Groin), Liam Hendriks: 15 Day IL (Illness), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Matt Foster: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Yoán Moncada: day-to-day (Back)

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Twins vs. White Sox Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Twins 3, White Sox 2
  • Total Prediction: Under 8.5 runs
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