Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins - 9/12/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Twins (72-67) at Chicago White Sox (66-72)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, September 12, 2015 at 7:10 pm (U.S. Cellular Field)
T Milone (8-4) (3.54) vs. J Quintana (8-10) (3.60)
The Line: Chicago White Sox -133 / Minnesota Twins +123 --- Over/Under: 8 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-North, WGN
The Minnesota Twins butt heads with the Chicago White Sox in AL Central action.
The Minnesota Twins are looking to stay in the Wild Card race which means winning games. The Twins continued to play well with Friday’s 6-2 win being their 5th in seven contests. Starter Ervin Santana gave up both runs on six hits to pick up the win with some strong support. The offense did damage on a ten hit, eight walk attack that features a pair of homers and three RBI’s from Trevor Plouffe while Eduardo Escobar went solo. Lefty Tommy Milone draws the game two start at the White Sox on Saturday. Milone has won consecutive contests with a combined two runs scored on nine hits over 14 innings.
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The Chicago White Sox will be spending the remainder of the season trying to shatter the postseason hopes of others. The White Sox bullpen struggled and the offense followed suit in Friday’s defeat. Starter Erik Johnson surrendered a solo homer through five frames with three relievers allowing five runs. The White Sox managed six hits and a pair of bases on balls with Adam Eaton smacking a two run homer that scored Mike Olt. Left hander Jose Quintana is shooting for back to back wins when he opposes Minnesota on Saturday. Quintana defeated Kansas City 6-1 last time out with seven scoreless frames.
Minnesota are 9-4 in their last 13 road games and are 11-5 in their last 16 games on grass while going 13-6 in the last 19 overall. The over is 7-1-1 in Chicago’s last 9 Saturday games and is 30-12 in their last 42 overall while going 30-12 in their last 42 on grass. Minnesota are 10-3 in the last 13 meetings and the over is 11-4 in the last 15 meetings in Chicago. This looks like a coin flip so perhaps the playoff hopeful Twins…