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White Sox vs Twins 5/17/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox Odds & Info

Game Minnesota Twins vs Chicago White Sox
Date & Time Monday May 17, 2021, 7:40 PM (EDT)
Location
Target Field
Latest odds
CHW -111 Total 8.5
TV Channel
BSN

Target Field will play host to a Monday night MLB clash between the Chicago White Sox and the Minnesota Twins. The White Sox (24-15) rank fifth in the majors with a 3.31 team ERA and hold a two-game lead over Cleveland for first place in the AL Central Division. On Sunday, 1B Jose Abreu scored on a wild pitch in the ninth inning to give Chicago a 4-3 home victory versus Kansas City.

Thirty-three year old southpaw Dallas Keuchel (2-1 4.53 ERA) will head to the hill for the White Sox in this contest. Last time out, Keuchel gave up six runs in five plus innings during a 13-8 home victory versus Minnesota.

The Minnesota Twins rank 24th in the majors with a 4.65 team ERA and own the worst overall record in the majors. On Sunday, Minnesota RP Trevor Rogers (0-2) allowed the winning run to score on a wild pitch during a 7-6 home loss versus Oakland. OF Max Kepler homered and drove in four runs for the Twins (13-25).

The Twins will turn to thirty-eight year old lefty J.A. Happ (2-1 4.26 ERA) in the series opener. Minnesota has dropped Happ’s last two starts and he has been tagged for ten runs over his last eight plus innings.

Recent Betting Trends

  • White Sox are 5-1 in their last 6 road games.
  • Twins are 7-3 in their last 10 Monday games.
  • Over is 16-6-3 in White Sox last 25 road games vs. a left-handed starter.
  • Over is 5-1 in Twins last 6 games vs. a left-handed starter.
  • White Sox are 8-20 in the last 28 meetings in Minnesota.

Free MLB Pick:

OVER 8.5

Minnesota OF Byron Buxton (hip) has begun light rehab activities and hopes to return by the end of the month. Through 39 games, Chicago ranks 5th in OPS and 5th in runs scored. For the season, Minnesota ranks 7th in OPS and 15th in runs scored. Take the over on Monday. Final Score Prediction, Chicago White Sox win 6-5.

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