MLB Total Betting Analysis: White Sox vs Twins 7/8

MLB Total Betting Analysis: White Sox vs Twins 7/8

MLB Total Betting Analysis: Chicago White Sox vs Minnesota Twins 7/8

Game Summary

The Chicago White Sox will face the Minnesota Twins on July 8 at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois. This matchup features the struggling White Sox, who are currently at the bottom of the standings, against the Minnesota Twins, who are performing significantly better this season. The White Sox have been having a rough season with a record of 26-66, ranking them last in the league. Their performance at home hasn't been much better, with a 16-29 record. In contrast, the Twins have a respectable record of 51-39, placing them second in the AL Central division. They have also been performing well on the road, holding a 24-21 record.

Chris Flexen will start for the White Sox. Flexen has had a challenging season, posting a 2-7 record with a 5.08 ERA. The Twins have yet to announce their starting pitcher at the time of this writing. Historically, the Twins have had the upper hand in this matchup, and with their current form, they will look to continue their dominance over the White Sox.

 

Odds and Betting Lines

Bet Type Odds
Over/Under Over 9.0 (-120) / Under 9.0 (+100)
Chicago White Sox Moneyline -120
Minnesota Twins Moneyline +100

 

Pitching Probables

Pitcher W-L ERA WHIP IP H K BB HR
Undecided (MIN) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Chris Flexen (CHW) 2-7 5.08 1.39 85.0 85 63 33 15

 

Team Previews

Chicago White Sox

The White Sox have had a challenging season, struggling in all facets of the game. Offensively, they rank 28th in hits (666), 30th in runs (291), and 29th in batting average (.222). Andrew Vaughn is a standout player, leading the team with a .242 batting average and 43 RBIs. Paul DeJong has contributed 16 home runs. On the pitching side, their team ERA is 4.54, which ranks 27th in the league.

Minnesota Twins

The Twins have been solid this season, particularly in hitting and relief pitching. They rank 7th in hits (767), 4th in runs (444), and 7th in batting average (.254). Carlos Correa leads the team with a .305 batting average, while Ryan Jeffers has hit 14 home runs and driven in 46 RBIs. Their pitching staff has an ERA of 4.18, ranking 20th, and their bullpen has been effective with 26 saves, ranking 7th.

 

Team Injuries

Chicago White Sox

Player Name Position Injury Injury Status
Yoan Moncada 3B Thigh Expected to be out until at least Jul 26

 

Minnesota Twins

Player Name Position Injury Injury Status
Austin Martin LF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
Carlos Correa SS Finger Expected to be out until at least Jul 8

 

Betting Trends

  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago White Sox's last 5 games.
  • Chicago White Sox are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota Twins' last 12 games.
  • Minnesota Twins are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the American League Central Division.
  • Chicago White Sox are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games at home.

 

Recent Games

Chicago White Sox

Opponent Score W/L
@ Miami 4-3 L
@ Miami 7-4 L
@ Miami 3-2 W
@ Cleveland 8-4 L
@ Cleveland 8-2 W

 

Minnesota Twins

Opponent Score W/L
vs Houston 3-2 W
vs Houston 9-3 W
vs Houston 13-12 L
vs Detroit 12-3 W
vs Detroit 9-2 L

 

Team Rankings

Category Chicago White Sox Minnesota Twins
Hitting 28th 7th
Starting Pitching 30th 7th
Relief Pitching 27th 7th
Fielding 6th 25th

 

Significant Betting Stats

  • Chicago White Sox are 26-66 overall this season.
  • Chicago White Sox are 16-29 at home this season.
  • Chicago White Sox have a team ERA of 4.54, ranking 27th in the league.
  • Minnesota Twins are 51-39 overall this season.
  • Minnesota Twins are 24-21 on the road this season.
  • Minnesota Twins have a batting average of .254, ranking 7th in the league.
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chicago White Sox's last 5 games.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota Twins' last 12 games.
  • Minnesota Twins are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the AL Central Division.
  • Chicago White Sox are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games at home.

 

Weather

The weather at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois, is expected to be intermittent clouds with a high temperature of 84°F.

 

Prediction

Pick: Over 9.0 runs

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Given the pitching struggles of Chris Flexen and the strong hitting performance of the Minnesota Twins, this game has the potential to see a high score. The White Sox have also been involved in high-scoring games recently, with the total going OVER in 4 of their last 5 games. Additionally, the Twins' offensive capabilities should help push the total over 9 runs.

 

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