|Game||Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox|
|Date & Time||Monday September 16, 2019, 7:40 PM (EDT)|
MIN -250 O/U 9.5
AL Central Division rivals will clash on Monday night, when the Chicago White Sox visit the Minnesota Twins. On Sunday, Chicago was unable to protect a five-run lead entering the eighth inning of an 11-10 road loss against Seattle. Yoan Moncada collected three hits and scored two runs for the White Sox, who lost for the 84th time.
Twenty-five year old righty Reynaldo Lopez (9-13 5.35 ERA) will take the mound for the White Sox in this matchup. Last time out, Lopez was rocked for six runs in four plus innings during an 8-6 home loss versus Kansas City.
The Minnesota Twins have split their last ten games and lead Cleveland by 4.5 games for first place. On Sunday, Minnesota committed four errors and racked up 13 hits during a 7-5 road loss against Cleveland. Eddie Rosario hit two home runs in a losing effort for the Twins, who are 33 games above .500 overall.
The Twins will turn to talented right-hander Jose Berrios (12-8 3.63 ERA) in the series opener. In his last start, Berrios allowed just two hits across seven innings during a 5-0 home victory versus Washington.
Recent Betting Trends
- White Sox are 2-8 in their last 10 vs. a team with a winning record.
- Twins are 15-5 in Berrios' last 20 home starts vs. a team with a losing record.
- Over is 5-1 in Lopezs last 6 road starts.
- Under is 10-2 in Twins last 12 overall.
- White Sox are 2-8 in the last 10 meetings in Minnesota.
Minnesota OF Byron Buxton will undergo shoulder surgery on Tuesday and miss the rest of the season. Through 149 games, Chicago ranks 26th in OPS and 26th in runs scored. For the season, Minnesota ranks 3rd in OPS and 2nd in runs scored. Take the under on Monday. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Twins win 5-2.