Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins - 6/29/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Twins (25-51) at Chicago White Sox (37-39)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 8:10 pm (U.S. Cellular Field)
R Nolasco (3-5) (4.94) vs. J Shields (2-9) (6.22)
The Line: Chicago White Sox -114 / Minnesota Twins +104 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
The Minnesota Twins tangle with the rival Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday.
The Minnesota Twins have yet to bust out of their early season slide and the season is almost halfway over. The Twins have won back to back contests following a 4-0 victory at the White Sox on Tuesday night. Minnesota starter Kyle Gibson was at his best with a five hit shutout over seven frames to pick up the win. The Twins offense totaled seven hits and three walks with Brian Dozier going deep twice and driving in all four runs. Ricky Nolasco gets the ball Wednesday for the second time against the White Sox. Nolasco comes off of a 7-3 loss versus Philadelphia where he gave up four runs on ten hits and four BB over 6.2 frames.
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The Chicago White Sox have shown signs of breaking out of the doldrums but have to continue to win consistently. The White Sox appeared to be heading in the right direction with wins in five of seven before the bats went silent in Tuesday’s defeat. CWS starter Jose Quintana allowed all four runs on six hits including a pair of long balls through seven innings of work. Chicago was held to six hits and abase on balls with Tim Anderson and Brett Lawrie logging two hits apiece. The White Sox are hoping James Shields can right the ship when he takes the hill versus Minnesota. Shields did not get a decision in an 8-7 loss at Boston with three runs plated on six hits and four BB in five frames.
The over is 8-1-1 in Minnesota’s last 10 Wednesday games and the Twins are 3-10 in their last 13 Wednesday games while the over is 39-13-3 in their last 55 overall. The under is 9-3 in the White Sox last 12 Wednesday games and he over is 14-6-1 in the last 21 meetings in Chicago. The numbers say over….