Twins vs. White Sox - 9/2/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chicago White Sox (61-68) at Minnesota Twins (67-63)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 8:10 pm (Target Field)
C Rodon (6-5) (4.15) vs. T Milone (6-4) (3.86)
The Line: Minnesota Twins -120 / Chicago White Sox +110 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
The Chicago White Sox and Minnesota Twins play game two Wednesday night.
The Chicago White Sox need a win after losing six of their last nine games. The White Sox have scored 18 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in eight of their last 10 games. The White Sox have split their last eight when scoring more than three runs. Jose Abreu leads Chicago with 143 hits and 80 RBI while Melky Cabrera and Adam Eaton have combined for 99 RBI. The Chicago White Sox have lost five of their last eight road games. Carlos Rodon gets the nod, and he’s 6-5 with a 4.15 ERA and 119 strikeouts this season. This is Rodon’s second career game against the Twins.
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The Minnesota Twins look to stay hot after winning eight of their last 10 games. The Twins have scored 16 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in six of their last eight games. The Twins have won seven of their last eight when scoring more than three runs. Joe Mauer leads Minny with 130 hits and 56 RBI while Brian Dozier and Trevor Plouffe have combined for 139 RBI. The Minnesota Twins have won seven of their last 10 home games. Tommy Milone takes the hill, and he’s 6-4 with a 3.86 ERA and 68 strikeouts this season. Milone is 3-0 with a 1.64 ERA and 28 strikeouts in his career against the White Sox.
The White Sox are 2-5 in their last 7 vs. a team with a winning record and 4-1 in Rodons last 5 starts. The Twins are 4-9 in their last 13 during game 2 of a series and 0-4 in Milones last 4 starts with 5 days of rest. The over is 2-0-2 in the last 4 meetings.
The Twins find themselves right in the thick of a wild card spot and are one of the hottest teams in the league. Although Rodon has had great success as of late, it's hard to bet against the Twins right now, especially at home.