Twins vs. White Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, May 2, 2023

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Twins vs. White Sox Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, May 2, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Chicago White Sox (8-21) and Adam Haseley, coming off a four-hit game, are underdogs (+145) on the moneyline and will look to upset the Minnesota Twins (17-12) on Tuesday at 7:10 PM ET on NBCS-CHI.

Minnesota’s Joe Ryan and Chicago’s Michael Kopech have been named the starters for this contest.

Twins vs. White Sox Odds

  • Twins odds to win: -170
  • White Sox odds to win: +145
  • Spread: Twins -1.5
  • Total: 9 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, May 2, 2023
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET

Who Will Win Twins vs. White Sox?

Twins and White Sox Betting Trends

The Twins have been the moneyline favorite 20 total times this season. They’ve finished 15-5 in those games.

Minnesota has a 4-3 record (winning 57.1% of its games) when it has played as moneyline favorites of -170 or shorter.

The White Sox have entered the game as underdogs 21 times this season and won four, or 19%, of those games.

Chicago is 1-5 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +145 or more on the moneyline.

The Twins have played in 29 games with over/under set, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 12 times (12-14-3).

So far this season, the White Sox and their opponents have hit the over in 15 of their 29 games with a total.

Twins Stats & Insights

The Twins are the 14th-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 4.6 runs per game (134 total).

Minnesota is eighth in MLB play with 38 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.

The Twins are 21st in the majors with a .235 batting average.

Minnesota’s 9.5 strikeouts per game are the fourth-most in MLB.

The 9.9 strikeouts per nine innings put together by the Twins pitching staff ranks second in MLB.

Minnesota’s 3.49 team ERA ranks sixth among all MLB pitching staffs.

White Sox Stats & Insights

The White Sox have scored the 22nd-most runs in the league this season with 118 (4.1 per game).

Chicago ranks 21st in Major League Baseball with 28 home runs.

The White Sox have a team batting average of .235 this season, which ranks 21st among MLB teams.

Chicago ranks 15th with an average of 8.6 strikeouts per game.

The White Sox strike out a league-high 10.2 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff.

Chicago has the 29th-ranked ERA (5.96) in the majors this season.

Twins Key Players to Watch

Ryan (5-0 with a 2.81 ERA and 36 strikeouts in 32 2/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Twins, his sixth of the season.

Byron Buxton leads Minnesota in batting average (.258) and home runs (seven) this season, while also chipping in with 17 RBI.

Jose Miranda has collected 26 hits this season and has an OBP of .308. He’s slugging .355 on the year.

Joey Gallo leads Minnesota in home runs with seven. He’s driven in 14 runs and is slugging .691.

Trevor Larnach leads Minnesota in runs batted in (18) this season. He’s batting .242 while slugging .389.

White Sox Key Players to Watch

The White Sox will hand the ball to Kopech (0-3) for his sixth start of the season.

Andrew Vaughn has driven in a team-high 20 runs batted in.

Jake Burger’s seven home runs pace his team.

Andrew Benintendi leads the White Sox with a team-best batting average of .281.

Luis Robert has six doubles, five home runs and four walks while batting .213.

Twins and White Sox Injuries

Twins: Kyle Farmer: 10 Day IL (Face), Kenta Maeda: 15 Day IL (Tricep), Ronny Henriquez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Royce Lewis: 60 Day IL (Knee), Gilberto Celestino: 60 Day IL (Thumb), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tyler Mahle: day-to-day (Elbow)

White Sox: Romy Gonzalez: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Yoán Moncada: 10 Day IL (Back), Liam Hendriks: 15 Day IL (Illness), Garrett Crochet: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Matt Foster: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Reynaldo López: day-to-day (Biceps)

Twins vs. White Sox Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Twins 7, White Sox 6
  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs
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