White Sox vs. Twins Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, May 3, 2023

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White Sox vs. Twins Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, May 3, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Chicago White Sox (9-21) are set to take on the Minnesota Twins (17-13) Wednesday at 7:10 PM ET, airing on NBCS-CHI. The White Sox are listed as -128 favorites by sportsbooks, while the underdog Twins have +108 odds for the contest.

Dylan Cease will get the ball for Chicago while Minnesota will counter with Louie Varland.

White Sox vs. Twins Odds

  • White Sox odds to win: -128
  • Twins odds to win: +108
  • Spread: White Sox -1.5
  • Total: 7.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2023
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET

Who Will Win White Sox vs. Twins?

White Sox and Twins Betting Trends

The White Sox are 4-4 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 50% of those games).

When it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -128 or shorter, Chicago has a record of 3-3 (50%).

The Twins have been underdogs in nine games this season and won two (22.2%) of those contests.

Minnesota has a record of 2-4 in games where sportsbooks have it as underdogs of at least +108 on the moneyline.

The White Sox have played in 30 games with a set over/under, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 15 times (15-12-3).

So far this season, the Twins and their opponents have hit the over in 12 of their 30 games with a total.

White Sox Stats & Insights

The White Sox are the 23rd-highest scoring team in baseball averaging four runs per game (121 total).

Chicago is 22nd in MLB action with 29 home runs. They average one per game.

The White Sox rank 22nd in MLB with a .233 batting average.

Chicago’s 8.6 strikeouts per game rank 14th in the majors.

The pitching staff for the White Sox has a collective 10.2 K/9, the first-best in MLB.

Chicago’s 5.80 team ERA ranks 29th across all MLB pitching staffs.

Twins Stats & Insights

The Twins have scored the 14th-most runs in the league this season with 136 (4.5 per game).

Minnesota’s 39 home runs rank ninth in Major League Baseball.

The Twins’ .231 batting average ranks 24th in the league this season.

Minnesota is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking 26th with an average of 9.5 strikeouts per game.

The Twins strike out 9.9 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, second-best in MLB.

Minnesota has the fourth-best ERA (3.43) in the majors this season.

White Sox Key Players to Watch

Cease makes the start for the White Sox, his seventh of the season. He is 2-1 with a 4.15 ERA and 37 strikeouts in 30 1/3 innings pitched.

Andrew Vaughn leads Chicago in runs batted in with 20 and has a batting average of .257.

Jake Burger leads Chicago in home runs with seven while driving in 14 runs and slugging .631.

Andrew Benintendi leads Chicago with a .277 batting average.

Luis Robert has 24 hits and an OBP of .269 to go with a slugging percentage of .405 this season.

Twins Key Players to Watch

Varland will take to the mound for the Twins, his second start of the season.

Byron Buxton leads the Twins with seven home runs while putting up a team-high batting average of .257.

Jose Miranda is batting .234 with three doubles, three home runs and nine walks.

Trevor Larnach has a team-best 19 runs batted in.

Joey Gallo’s seven home runs pace his team.

White Sox and Twins Injuries

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: Kyle Farmer: 10 Day IL (Face), Tyler Mahle: 15 Day IL (Arm), 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)

White Sox vs. Twins Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Twins 6, White Sox 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs
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