Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Prediction MLB Picks 7/9/24

Chicago White Sox (26-66) vs Minnesota Twins (51-39)

Game Info: Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 8:10 pm (Guaranteed Rate Field)

Erick Fedde (6-3) (3.13) vs Bailey Ober (8-4) (4.12)

Betting Odds: Chicago White Sox +128 / Minnesota Twins -152 --- Over/Under: 8 Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Minnesota Twins and Chicago White Sox meet Tuesday in MLB game 2 action at Guaranteed Rate Field. Here’s a Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Prediction. This article will include a Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Pick.

Minnesota Twins Betting Preview

The Minnesota Twins are 52-39 on the year after wins over the Tigers and Astros. The Minnesota Twins have scored 20 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 7 of their last 9 games. The Minnesota Twins have won 7 of their last 8 games when scoring 4 or more runs. Willi Castro leads the Minnesota Twins with 88 hits and 29 RBI, while Jose Miranda and Carlos Correa have combined for 163 hits and 89 RBI.

Chicago White Sox Betting Preview

The Chicago White Sox are 26-67 on the year after losing to the Guardians and Marlins. The Chicago White Sox have scored 13 runs in their last 3 games and 4 or more runs in 8 of their last 10 games. The Chicago White Sox have lost 5 of their last 6 games when scoring 4 or more runs. Andrew Vaughn leads the Chicago White Sox with 78 hits and 43 RBI, while Paul DeJong and Nicky Lopez have combined for 128 hits and 50 RBI.

Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Pitching Pick Matchup

Bailey Ober gets the ball for the Minnesota Twins, and he is 8-4 with a 4.12 ERA and 100 strikeouts this season. Ober has allowed 9 hits and 2 earned runs in his last 12 innings. Ober has a 4.69 ERA and .224 allowed batting average in 55.2 road innings. Ober is 4-1 with a 3.63 ERA and 59 strikeouts in his career against the Chicago White Sox.

Erick Fedde gets the ball for the Chicago White Sox, and he is 6-3 with a 3.13 ERA and 94 strikeouts this season. Fedde has allowed 8 hits and 5 runs in his last 12 innings. Fedde has a 1.64 ERA and .199 allowed batting average in 44 home innings. This will be Fedde’s second career game against the Minnesota Twins.

Why the Minnesota Twins will Beat the White Sox

  • The White Sox have lost each of their last 11 home games following an extra innings loss.
  • The Twins have won 15 of their last 16 games against the White Sox.
  • The Twins have covered the run line in each of their last seven games as road favorites after playing the previous day.
  • The White Sox have failed to cover the run line in 11 of their last 12 games as home underdogs against American League opponents following a loss.

Chicago White Sox Player Prop Facts

  • Nicky Lopez has recorded at least one RBI in four of the White Sox's last five night games.
  • Andrew Vaughn has recorded a Double in three of the White Sox's last four games as home underdogs against AL Central opponents.
  • Erick Fedde has recorded a win in three of his last four home appearances against AL opponents.
  • Erick Fedde has recorded five or more strikeouts in six of his seven previous appearances at Guaranteed Rate Field.
  • Andrew Vaughn has recorded at least one hit in each of the White Sox's last 11 home games against AL opponents.
  • Martin Maldonado has hit a home run in each of his last two appearances against AL Central opponents.
  • Yoan Moncada has scored at least one run in seven of his last eight appearances with the White Sox as underdogs against the Twins.
  • Eloy Jimenez has recorded at least one total base in each of his last 23 Tuesday night appearances at Guaranteed Rate Field.
  • Yoan Moncada has recorded at least one Single in each of his last 11 Tuesday night appearances.

Minnesota Twins Player Prop Facts

  • Carlos Correa has hit a home run in three of the Twins' last four night games.
  • Byron Buxton has recorded at least one Double in each of the Twins' last five night games.
  • Byron Buxton has recorded at least one RBI in seven of his last eight road appearances.
  • Trevor Larnach has scored at least one run in each of his last seven appearances against the White Sox.
  • Bailey Ober has recorded a win in nine of his last 10 appearances against AL opponents that held a losing record.
  • Bailey Ober has recorded eight or more strikeouts in each of his last four appearances.
  • Jose Miranda has recorded at least one Single in each of the Twins' last 11 games as favorites.
  • Byron Buxton has recorded two or more total bases in each of his last six appearances against AL opponents that held a losing record.
  • Max Kepler has recorded at least one hit in each of his last 12 appearances with the Twins as favorites against the White Sox.

Matchup/League Facts

  • The Chicago White Sox rank 30th in the league for RBI's this season (287).
  • The Chicago White Sox rank 30th in the league for slugging percentage this season (.350).
  • The Minnesota Twins rank 3rd in the league for slugging percentage this season (.434).
  • The Minnesota Twins rank 3rd in the league for walks allowed this season (232).

Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Prediction

Erick Fedde has been good enough to give a look in the underdog role, especially at home, but then you remember he pitches for the White Sox. The Chicago White Sox are simply the worst team in baseball, and they find ways to lose far more than not. The Minnesota Twins are on a roll offensively and Ober is coming off a couple of his best starts of the season. The price is reasonable given how awful the White Sox are. Give me the Twins to win game 2 against the White Sox.

Randy’s Pick Minnesota Twins -152

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