Twins vs. White Sox Prediction: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Picks – September 15, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on September 15, 2023

The Chicago White Sox (56-91) hope to end their three-game losing run versus the Minnesota Twins (77-70), at 7:40 PM ET on Friday.

The Twins are a favorite (-178) at the White Sox (+148). The contest has a set total of 9.

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Twins vs White Sox Betting Lines

Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total
Twins -178 +148 9

Twins Betting Insights

  • The Twins have won 58, or 59.8%, of the 97 games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • Minnesota has entered 23 games this season favored by -178 or more and is 14-9 in those contests.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 64% chance of a victory for the Twins.
  • Games involving Minnesota has gone over the total set by sportsbooks in 72 of 147 chances this season.
  • The Twins are 72-75-0 against the spread this season.

Twins Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 6.3
HR 18
ERA 3.44
K/9 9.2

White Sox Betting Insights

  • The White Sox have come away with 33 wins in the 101 contests they have been listed as the underdogs in this season.
  • Chicago has a mark of 7-17 in contests where bookmakers favor it by +148 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The White Sox have an implied victory probability of 40.3% according to the moneyline set by sportsbooks for this matchup.
  • Chicago and its opponents have hit the over in 68 of its 147 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The White Sox are 72-75-0 against the spread in their 147 games that had a posted line this season.

White Sox Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 3-7
Runs Per Game 4.1
HR 9
ERA 5.44
K/9 9.7

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Twins Probable Pitcher – Bailey Ober

  • Ober and his team have a record of 10-12-0 against the spread when he starts.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Sunday, Aug. 27, when he threw four innings against the Texas Rangers, giving up five earned runs.
  • In 22 starts this season, Ober has lasted five or more innings 20 times, with an average of 5.6 innings per appearance.
  • He has three appearances with no earned runs allowed in 22 chances this season.
  • When Ober starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 8-7.
  • Ober’s team has a 13-9 record in his starts this season.
  • Out of Ober’s 22 starts with a total this season, eight have hit the over.

Twins Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Griffin Jax 64 60 61 4.05 23 2
Emilio Pagán 58 63.1 56 3.27 8 0
Dylan Floro 56 54.1 56 4.97 9 7
Jhoan Duran 54 57.1 77 2.51 1 26
Caleb Thielbar 31 27.1 30 1.98 14 0

White Sox Probable Pitcher – Jesse Scholtens

  • Scholtens (1-8 with a 4.44 ERA and 52 strikeouts in 79 2/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the White Sox, his 11th of the season.
  • The righty last pitched on Sunday against the Detroit Tigers, when he tossed five innings, allowing three earned runs while giving up eight hits.
  • Scholtens enters this matchup with seven outings of five or more innings pitched this campaign.
  • He has had nine appearances this season in which he did not surrender an earned run.
  • The White Sox have a 1-7 record in Scholtens’ eight starts this season when they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Scholtens’ team has won one of his 10 starts.
  • Scholtens’ starts with a set total this season have hit the over in five of 10 games.

White Sox Relief Pitchers

Name Relief App. IP Ks ERA Holds Saves
Gregory Santos 56 65.1 66 3.03 6 5
Aaron Bummer 55 54 72 7.00 13 0
José Ruiz 35 44.1 39 5.89 1 0
Bryan Shaw 28 35.2 33 4.79 3 2
Tanner Banks 23 53.2 44 4.70 1 0

Twins Hitting Trends

  • The Twins are 55-18 this season in games when they hit two or more home runs.
  • Minnesota has gone 42-9 in its 51 games this season with at least five extra-base hits.
  • The team has notched eight or more hits 86 times this season, and has a 65-21 record in those games.
  • Minnesota is 70-13 in games this season when it put up at least five runs.
  • The Twins have gone 32-17 in the 49 games this season when they have drawn at least five walks.

White Sox Hitting Trends

  • They have won 23 of the 44 games this season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • Chicago has won 18 of its 25 games with five or more extra-base hits this season.
  • In 87 games this season with eight or more hits, they have a record of 46-41.
  • Chicago has a 41-16 record this season when scoring five or more runs in a game.
  • They have won eight of their 17 games this season in which they’ve drawn more than four free passes.

Twins vs. White Sox Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Twins (-178)
Over/Under Pick: Over (9)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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