Twins vs. White Sox - 6/22/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago White Sox (29-38) at Minnesota Twins (37-31)
MLB Baseball: Monday, June 22, 2015 at 8:10 pm (Target Field)
J Danks (3-7) (4.92) vs. T Milone (3-1) (3.67)
The Line: Minnesota Twins -132 / Chicago White Sox +122 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: CSN-CHI, FSN-N, ESPN 2
The Chicago White Sox and Minnesota Twins begin a three-game series Monday night.
The Chicago White Sox need a win after losing six of their last eight games. The White Sox have scored seven runs in their last three games and three or less runs in eight straight games. The White Sox have lost six of their last eight games when scoring three or less runs. Jose Abreu leads Chicago with 72 hits and 40 RBI while Avisail Garcia and Alexei Ramirez have combined for 52 RBI. The Chicago White Sox have lost six straight road games. John Danks gets the ball, and he’s 3-7 with a 5.16 ERA and 53 strikeouts this season. Danks is 7-14 with a 5.67 ERA and 104 strikeouts in his career against the Twins.
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The Minnesota Twins look for a win after splitting their last eight games. The Twins have scored eight runs in their last three games and three or less runs in six of their last eight games. The Twins have lost six of their last eight games when scoring three or less runs. Brian Dozier leads Minnesota with 68 hits and 32 RBI while Joe Mauer and Torii Hunter have combined for 72 RBI. The Minnesota Twins have lost five of their last eight home games. Tommy Milone takes the hill, and he’s 3-1 with a 3.67 ERA and 26 strikeouts this season. Milone is 2-0 with a 1.39 ERA and 26 strikeouts in his career against the White Sox.
The White Sox are 17-36 in their last 53 road games and 1-5 in Danks' last 6 starts. The Twins are 18-37 in their last 55 during game 1 of a series and 0-4 in their last 4 games as a home favorite. The White Sox are 7-19 in Danks' last 26 starts vs. Twins.
It's hard to trust either of these teams, but I have more confidence in the White Sox than I do the Twins. Give me Chicago and the plus money.