White Sox vs. Twins Prediction

Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins, 6/7/18 Prediction & Odds

The Chicago White Sox managed another victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday. Can they make it three straight when the two collide today at 1:10PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

909 Chicago White Sox at 910 Minnesota Twins

Thursday, June 7, 2018

1:10PM ET – Target Field

TV: FSN; NSCH

Compare odds and from multiple different online sportsbooks and shop for the best lines at our new Baseball Odds & Betting Page.

Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers, the Twins are favored at home in this game, as they are getting odds of -210 to win. Chicago is listed with odds of +185 to prevail. The over/under total has been set at 9 runs. The public betting for this game has 56 percent of the wagers backing the White Sox on the road. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

White Sox win back-to-back

The White Sox dropped the first game of a doubleheader on Tuesday, but got the second game and then followed it up with a 5-2 victory on Wednesday night. Chicago now finds itself at 20-39 overall and 10-20 on the road. The White Sox are putting up 3.98 runs per game while allowing 5.33 per contest.

James Shields gets the start for the White Sox on Thursday. He is 1-6 through 12 starts in 2018 and has a 4.48 ERA with a 1.26 WHIP. Shields has pitched a total of 76.1 innings this season and has 51 strikeouts with 31 walks.

Twins back to a losing streak

The Twins had a four-game winning streak going this past weekend, but have now lost two straight at home to Chicago. Minnesota is now 26-32 overall with a 15-15 record at home. The Twins are scoring 4.32 runs per contest while allowing 4.53 per game.

Jose Berrios takes the mound for the Twins on Thursday afternoon. He has a 6-5 record through 12 starts with a 3.86 ERA and a 0.95 WHIP. Berrios has pitched a total of 74.2 innings this season and has 74 strikeouts with 14 walks.

MLB Betting Trends

Chicago

The White Sox have won six of Shields’ last seven Thursday starts. However, they are just 5-17 in his last 22 road starts. Overall, Chicago is 20-46 in its last 66 road games.

Minnesota

The Twins have won Berrios’ last six starts against AL Central opponents and they are 14-3 in his last 17 starts at home.

Prediction:

I know the White Sox have gotten the last two games in this series, but I think Berrios puts an end to the bleeding tonight. He is the better pitcher than Shields and has the more consistent lineup and bullpen to work with. Minnesota can’t afford another loss at home to Chicago and I think Berrios will step up.

 

The Pick: Minnesota Twins -210

Loading...

MLB Headlines

MLB Predictions & Picks

Thumbnail Blue Jays vs. Braves MLB Prediction The Blue Jays are an underdog again in Atlanta on Thursday afternoon when Ross Stripling opposes Charlie Morton in the pitching matchup. Will Toronto pull off...
Thumbnail Twins vs. White Sox MLB Prediction American League Central opponents clash in Chicago on Wednesday night when the White Sox host the Twins at 8:10 p.m. ET. With J.A. Happ set to oppose Dallas...
Thumbnail Cubs vs. Indians MLB Prediction The Indians took the first game of their series with the Cubs last night and will square off again today at 1:10 p.m. ET. With Zach Davies set to oppose Sam Hentges...
Thumbnail A's vs. Red Sox MLB Prediction One of the more intriguing matchups on Tuesday night takes place at Fenway Park when the Red Sox hosts the A’s at 7:10 p.m. ET. With Chris Bassitt set to oppose Nathan...
Thumbnail Yankees vs. Rays MLB Prediction The Yankees are favored on Tuesday night when they open a new series versus the Rays, but they’ve had issues winning in Tampa. Will the Rays pull off the upset when...