Twins vs White Sox Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Friday, September 2

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At Guaranteed Rate Field on Friday, the Chicago White Sox (65-66) meet the Minnesota Twins (67-62), fellow members of the AL Central, at 8:10 PM ET. The starting pitchers are Sonny Gray (7-4) for the Twins, and Davis Martin (2-4) for the White Sox.

Despite being the away team the Twins are a moderate moneyline favorite (-138) over the White Sox (+117). The over/under for this contest is set at 8.5.

Twins vs. White Sox Odds

Run Line

Minnesota Twins (-1.5)

Moneyline

Twins (-138)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -104, Under: -118)

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When, Where, at What Time is Twins vs. White Sox

  • Game Day: Friday, September 2, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field

Twins Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Byron Buxton 10 Day Injury List Hip
Ryan Jeffers 10 Day Injury List Thumb
Tyler Mahle 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Cole Sands 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Trevor Larnach 60 Day Injury List Abdominal
Royce Lewis 60 Day Injury List Knee
Jhon Romero 60 Day Injury List Bicep
Jorge Alcala 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Randy Dobnak 60 Day Injury List Finger
Bailey Ober 60 Day Injury List Groin
Alex Kirilloff 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Chris Paddack 60 Day Injury List Elbow

White Sox Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Yoán Moncada 10 Day Injury List Hamstring
Tim Anderson 10 Day Injury List Hand
Aaron Bummer 15 Day Injury List Back
Michael Kopech 15 Day Injury List Knee
Danny Mendick 60 Day Injury List Knee
Kyle Crick 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jonathan Stiever 60 Day Injury List Back
Garrett Crochet 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Luis Robert Day-to-day Wrist
Eloy Jiménez Day-to-day Leg

Last Time Out: Twins and White Sox

The Twins’ matchup Friday versus the Red Sox resulted in a 6-5 loss. Luis Arraez went 1-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in the defeat, while Joe Ryan threw five innings, giving up five earned runs on eight hits while striking out eight en route to taking the loss.

The White Sox took down the Royals 7-1 yesterday. A.J. Pollock went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI, and Johnny Cueto got the win, throwing five innings, giving up one earned run on six hits while striking out five.

Betting Trends

Twins Betting Records and Team Stats

The Twins have won 49, or 62%, of the 79 games they’ve played as favorites this season. This season, Minnesota has won 34 of its 54 games, or 63%, when favored by at least -138 on the moneyline. The Twins have a 58% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. Minnesota and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 61 of their 129 opportunities. In 129 games with a spread this season, the Twins are 56-73-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Luis Arraez 116 .318 (3) .383 (8) .430 (60) 1.6% (120) 7.5% (1) 9.4% (55)
Jorge Polanco 104 .235 (116) .346 (42) .405 (88) 3.6% (50) 21.3% (88) 14.4% (4)
Carlos Correa 105 .271 (43) .352 (31) .430 (60) 3.3% (59) 20.3% (81) 11.0% (26)
Gio Urshela 111 .270 (45) .316 (97) .430 (60) 2.7% (82) 17.3% (48) 6.7% (103)
Max Kepler 107 .231 (121) .326 (81) .359 (127) 2.1% (105) 14.6% (21) 11.5% (22)

White Sox Betting Records and Team Stats

The White Sox have been chosen as underdogs in 47 games this year and have walked away with the win 21 times (44.7%) in those games. Chicago has a mark of 10-16 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by +117 or worse on the moneyline. The White Sox have an implied victory probability of 46.1% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup. Chicago and their opponents have gone over in 57 of their 131 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season. The White Sox have posted a record of 59-72-0 against the spread this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
José Abreu 129 .308 (6) .385 (7) .454 (46) 2.5% (92) 16.5% (42) 10.0% (41)
Andrew Vaughn 107 .288 (24) .338 (57) .457 (41) 3.3% (59) 16.3% (40) 5.5% (131)
Luis Robert 90 .300 (-) .336 (-) .451 (-) 3.2% (-) 18.3% (-) 4.5% (-)
Elvis Andrus 118 .244 (95) .304 (115) .378 (117) 2.1% (105) 16.2% (38) 7.6% (86)
A.J. Pollock 109 .240 (108) .287 (130) .378 (117) 2.4% (94) 19.1% (71) 6.0% (117)

Twins vs. White Sox Picks and Predictions

We pick that the White Sox will pick up the win in this contest, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (+117). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we see the final scoring winding up over the total (8.5 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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