Wednesday's forecast for the Twins and White Sox features moderate rain and temperatures in the mid-60s. This AL Central matchup has a first pitch of 2:10 PM ET from Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago. The Twins are 52-39, while the White Sox are 26-67. Minnesota is starting Bailey Ober, while the White Sox have Erick Fedde on the mound.

Minnesota is currently on a three-game winning streak, and they are the heavy money line favorite today at -162 compared to the White Sox at +136. Today's over/under line is 8.5 runs, and the game can be seen on MLBN.

MINNESOTA TWINS VS CHICAGO WHITE SOX BETTING PICK

The Pick: Minnesota Twins Moneyline -162

This game will be played at Guaranteed Rate Field at 2:10 ET on Wednesday, July 10th.

HOW TO BET THE TWINS VS WHITE SOX:

  • We have the Twins winning by a score of 5 to 4
  • However, if you're looking for a run line pick, we like the White Sox to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 9 runs and like the over

It was a high-scoring game in the most recent game of this Twins vs White Sox series. Minnesota went into the matchup as -214 favorites and squeaked out an 8-6 win. Both teams scored one run in the first inning, and the White Sox could only muster one more run until breaking out for three in the 6th. As for the Twins, they scored four of their eight runs in the 7th and added two insurance runs in the 11th.

Chris Paddack got the start for the Twins, going just five innings while giving up two runs and striking out three. Jhoan Duran got the win out of the bullpen, and Kody Funderburk got the save. Jared Shuster had a rough outing for the White Sox, taking the loss.

Minnesota's offense was led by Matt Wallner, Byron Buxton, and Brooks Lee, as they were the only three Twins hitters to have more than one hit. Wallner and Carlos Correa each homered for Minnesota. As for the White Sox, Martin Maldonado hit a home run, while Nicky Lopez went 2/3 with two RBIs.

Twins Records & Stats

With an overall record of 52-39, the Twins are 2nd in the AL Central, 5.5 games behind the Guardians for the division lead. The Twins have won three straight games, and they are 7-3 over their last 10. Minnesota took the first game of this series vs. the White Sox, and they are 17-9-2 in series this year.

Minnesota has been really good as the favorite this year, going 43-22, including 20-7 as the favorite on the road. As for their overall road record, the Twins are 25-21 compared to a mark of 27-18 at home. Their three-game road winning streak as the favorite is part of their overall road winning streak of three games.

Minnesota is 44-47 against the run line this season, including a 26-20 mark on the road. The Twins' average run margin is +0.6, but they have been much better against the run line in wins, going 31-34. They have covered the run line in six straight road games.

Minnesota's combined run average of 9.4 is significantly higher than today's O/U line of 8.5 runs, but their over/under record for the season is just 46-43. Their games have had an average O/U line of 8 runs, and their record when the line is set at 8.5 runs is 12-14. Only 13.2% of their games this season have had O/U lines set at 8.5 runs or higher.

Right-hander Bailey Ober gets the start for the Twins today as he faces the White Sox on the road. He has made 17 starts this season and has a record of 8-4 with a 4.12 ERA. Opponents have a batting average of .228 this season off Ober, and he has a WHIP of 1.10. Ober's last outing came on July 4th, where he picked up the win, going six innings and giving up three runs, one earned, on seven hits. Before that, he had won three straight starts. Ober has one complete game shutout this season.

Carlos Correa and Carlos Santana have been a great 1-2 punch for the Twins so far this season, as Correa is batting .303 with 12 homers and 46 RBIs, while Santana also has 12 homers and is 3rd on the team with 40 RBIs. Ryan Jeffers is also a big power threat in the lineup, as he has gone deep 14 times this season. Jeffers is also batting just .239, but he is coming off a stretch in which he went 16/25.

As a team, the Twins are 3rd in the league in scoring at 5 runs per game, and they have been even better on the road, averaging 5.1 runs per contest. Overall, they are one of the league's top home run-hitting teams and have the 4th best team batting average in the league.

White Sox Records & Stats

With a record of 26-67, the White Sox are 5th in the AL Central, trailing the Guardians by 32.5 games. So far, they have really struggled against other AL Central teams, going 7-24 this year. The White Sox are also on a three-game losing streak, and they have dropped two straight at home.

This season, the White Sox have really struggled as the underdog, going 21-65. As for their record as the favorite, they are 5-2 this year. Chicago has really struggled in day games this year, going 9-30. So far, they are 16-30 at home and 10-37 on the road. Looking at their overall series record, the White Sox are 6-21-2 and have lost two straight series.

When the White Sox win, they win by an average of 3.0 runs per game, but when they lose, they lose by an average of 3.7 runs per game. Their run line record is 42-51, including a 22-24 mark at home. They have failed to cover the run line in their last two home games, and they are 5-2 against the run line as the favorite.

Chicago's over/under record for the season is 43-46, and the average over/under line for their games is 8 runs. When the line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 11-10. The over has hit in two straight games for the White Sox, and the combined run average in their games this season is 8.3 runs.

White Sox starter Erick Fedde has made 18 appearances this season and has a record of 6-3. His ERA for the season is 3.13, along with a WHIP of 1.13. Fedde has turned in nine quality starts this year and is averaging 7.96 strikeouts per nine innings. In his last outing, he gave up just one earned run in six innings of work. Before that, he had given up at least two earned runs in three straight starts. Fedde has given up a homer in three straight outings. At home, he is 4-1 with a 1.72 ERA.

For the season, the White Sox are averaging just 3.2 runs per game, which is the worst mark in the league. They are also near the bottom of the league in home runs and team batting average. One thing that could be a good sign for the White Sox is that Andrew Vaughn and Paul DeJong have been swinging the bat well of late. Vaughn has gone 7/28 in his last seven games, with two homers, and DeJong is on a three-game hitting streak while leading the team with 16 homers.

Chicago will be looking to get their offense on track today, as they are coming off a game in which they were shut out by the Tigers. In that game, they managed just three hits. Lenyn Sosa has been swinging the bat well of late, going 13/36 in his last eight games.