Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Prediction MLB Picks 4/30/24

Chicago White Sox (6-22) vs Minnesota Twins (14-13)

Game Info: Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 7:40 pm (Guaranteed Rate Field)

Michael Soroka (0-3) (6.83) vs Simeon Woods Richardson (1-0) (2.45)

Betting Odds: Chicago White Sox +142 / Minnesota Twins -155 --- Over/Under: 9 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article, we will formulate a Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Prediction for this MLB game on Tuesday, April 30th at Guaranteed Rate Field. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

-The Twins recent form and recent player performance 

-The White Sox recent form and recent play performance

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Minnesota

-Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Chicago

-Recent betting trends in games played between Minnesota and Chicago

-A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for today’s game between the Twins and White Sox. 

Twins Beating Up On Bad Teams

After a slow start to the season the Twins have started beating up on bad teams, The Twins have won eight straight games including five games over the White Sox. On Monday they used good pitching and that was enough to secure the one run victory. Byron Buxton led off the top of the 9th with a leadoff double, and ended up scoring the winning. Joe Ryan went six innings giving up six hits and two runs. 

Twins Offense Needs to Get Out To a Fast Start

The Twins are averaging 4.59 runs while their pitching is giving up 4.29 runs per game. The offense is ranked 13th in the league while the pitching is ranked 12th. They are batting only .238 as a team which is 19th in the league. They have found success with the long ball averaging 1.11 home runs per game. 

Correa is Back

Carlos Correa is coming back from an injury and has been activated off the injured list. He had four at bats on Monday and didn’t score a run. Ryan Jeffers has had a strong season hitting five home runs and driving in 17 RBIs. Getting the start for the Twins will be Simeon Woods-Richardson, who sits with a 1-0 record and an ERA of 2.45. In his last start against the White Sox, he went five innings giving up seven hits and two runs. 

The White Sox Aren’t Good

The White Sox aren’t good, and the offense was a problem again on Monday. The White Sox are averaging 2.75 runs, while their pitching is giving up 5.5 runs per game. The offense is ranked 30th while the pitching is ranked 27th. The White Sox just haven’t found a lot of success with the offense because the offense just isn’t very talented. The offense is ranked 30th, while the defense is ranked 27th. 

White Sox Need to Improve Run Differential

They have a run differential of -2.75 which is the worst in baseball also. Andrew Benintendi has hit two home runs and driven in 12 RBIs. Outside of him, there hasn’t been a lot of talent. Getting the start for the White Sox will be Michael Soroka who sits with an 0-3 record and an ERA of 6.83. In his last start against the Twins he went five innings giving up four hits and two runs. Two starts ago against the Phillies, he went 4.2 innings giving up six hits and five runs. 

Chicago White Sox Player Prop Facts

  • Eloy Jimenez has hit a home run in three of his last four Tuesday appearances.
  • Andrew Vaughn has recorded an RBI in each of his last three appearances against AL opponents.
  • Yoan Moncada has recorded at least one total base in each of his last 10 appearances against opponents that held a winning record.
  • Andrew Vaughn has recorded a Double in three of the White Sox's last four night games against AL Central opponents that held a winning record.
  • Luis Robert has scored at least one run in each of his last 10 Tuesday appearances at Guaranteed Rate Field.
  • Andrew Benintendi has recorded at least one Single in each of his last eight appearances with the White Sox as home underdogs against AL opponents.
  • Yoan Moncada has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 10 appearances against opponents that held a winning record.

Minnesota Twins Player Prop Facts

  • Carlos Santana has hit a home run in four of the Twins' last five games against opponents that held a losing record.
  • Trevor Larnach has recorded at least one RBI in each of his last six appearances in night games against teams that held a losing record.
  • Trevor Larnach has scored at least one run in each of his last six appearances in night games against teams that held a losing record.
  • Trevor Larnach has recorded two or more total bases in each of his last six appearances in night games against teams that held a losing record.
  • Max Kepler has recorded at least one hit in each of his last nine appearances against the White Sox.
  • Byron Buxton has recorded at least one Double in four of his last five road appearances against AL Central opponents that held a losing record.
  • Max Kepler has recorded at least one Single in each of his last seven appearances against AL Central opponents that held a losing record.
  • Edouard Julien ranks T8th in the league in Home Runs (7) this season.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Chicago White Sox rank 30th in the league for runs scored this season (79).
  • The Chicago White Sox rank 30th in the league for hits this season (194).
  • The Minnesota Twins rank 2nd in the league for strikeouts this season (281).
  • The Minnesota Twins are one of only 2 teams in the league to rank top 10 in both strikeouts and walks allowed this season.

Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Prediction

The Twins are going to find success here. The Twins send Woods-Richardson to the mound, and he’s going to find success again here. The White Sox’s offense has been a major issue all season, and they are going to really struggle here. Getting Correa back is a big boost for the Twins and that is going to be the difference here as Minnesota is going to cruise to the victory. Back the Twins on the money line.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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