Twins vs. White Sox Thursday Prediction
The Twins will look to make it a sweep against the White Sox on Thursday afternoon when the AL Central rivals conclude their series at 2:10 p.m. ET. Will today’s matchup turn into a high-scoring affair for bettors?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Thursday, August 29, 2019
2:10 p.m. ET, Guaranteed Rate Field, Chicago, IL
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Public Betting Trends
According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 77% of the betting tickets are on the Twins to beat the White Sox on the moneyline.
Minnesota Twins Fantasy Spin
Jonathan Schoop knocked in four runs with a pair of homers to lead the Twins to an 8-2 win over the White Sox on Wednesday. Schoop has five homers in his last five games. Unfortunately, that's over a 13-day span, since he's been treated as a part-timer lately. That might have to change now, though. For the season, he has 21 homers and 53 RBI in 362 at-bats.
Chicago White Sox Fantasy Spin
Welington Castillo went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts Wednesday to drop his average back down to .199. Castillo actually managed a seven-game hitting streak earlier this month, but he's 1-for-16 with 11 strikeouts the last 12 days, putting him back under the Mendoza Line. The White Sox would likely play Castillo and James McCann together more frequently if Castillo were hitting, but Castillo just isn't getting the job done.
MLB Betting Trends
The Twins are a perfect 4-0 in their last four games overall and a perfect 6-0 in their last six road games.
The White Sox are just 2-6 in Dylan Cease’s last eight starts but are 9-3 in their last 12 games following a loss.
The over is 5-0-1 in Jose Berrios’ last six starts overall and is 18-7-4 in his last 29 outings when he’s coming off of five days of rest. The over is also 20-7-1 in the Twins’ last 28 games when facing a starter with a WHIP grater than 1.30 and is 22-10-1 in their last 33 road games when facing an opponent with a losing home record. Minnesota should mash Cease and feast on Chicago’s bullpen, contributing more than enough runs to cash the over this afternoon.
The Pick: Twins/White Sox OVER 10