Twins Vs White Sox: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – July 16, 2022

Written By Staff on July 16, 2022

The Minnesota Twins (49-43) host the Chicago White Sox (45-45) at 2:10 PM ET on Saturday in a matchup featuring two of MLB’s most consistent hitters. Luis Arraez has a batting average of .343 (first in league) for the Twins, while Tim Anderson ranks seventh at .313 for the White Sox. Minnesota (-134 to win) has Dylan Bundy starting things off, and Chicago (+115) will send out Lance Lynn.

The betting trends in the following article reflect odds as of July 16, 2022 at 1:32 PM ET.

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Twins vs White Sox Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Bundy (MIN) Pitcher Lynn (CHW)
5 – 4 W/L 1 – 2
75.0 IP 31.0
4.68 ERA 6.97
1.280 WHIP 1.516
6.8 K/9 8.4
1.9 BB/9 2.6

Twins Probable Starter Dylan Bundy

  • The Twins are sending Bundy (5-4) to the mound to make his 15th start of the season. He is 5-4 with a 4.68 ERA and 57 strikeouts in 75 innings pitched.
  • The righty last appeared on Sunday against the Texas Rangers, when he threw 5 2/3 innings, allowing four earned runs while giving up six hits.
  • The 29-year-old has amassed an ERA of 4.68, with 6.8 strikeouts per nine innings, in 15 games this season. Opposing hitters have a .266 batting average against him.
  • Bundy has recorded two quality starts this season.
  • The opposing White Sox offense has the 21st-ranked slugging percentage (.381) and ranks 24th in MLB play with 77 home runs. It has a collective .255 batting average, and is fourth in MLB with 800 total hits and 16th in MLB action scoring 393 runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 16, 2022 at 1:32 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

White Sox Stats vs Bundy

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Tim Anderson 20 .250 5 0 2 .250 .500
José Abreu 20 .400 8 2 3 .381 1.131
Reese McGuire 11 .273 3 0 0 .385 .749
Leury García 10 .100 1 0 1 .100 .200
Yoán Moncada 9 .222 2 0 0 .222 .555
Luis Robert 5 .200 1 0 0 .200 .600
Adam Engel 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Andrew Vaughn 4 .250 1 0 0 .250 .500
AJ Pollock 4 .250 1 0 0 .400 .900
Gavin Sheets 3 .667 2 0 0 .667 1.334

White Sox Probable Starter Lance Lynn

  • Lynn (1-2) will take to the mound for the White Sox and make his seventh start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Monday, when he threw 4 2/3 innings against the Cleveland Guardians, giving up eight earned runs while allowing nine hits.
  • The 35-year-old has pitched to a 6.97 ERA this season with 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2.6 walks per nine across six games.
  • He has started six games this season, earning a quality start (6 or more IP, 3 or fewer ER) in one of them.
  • The Twins have scored 415 runs this season, which ranks 11th in MLB. They have 788 hits, sixth in baseball, with 114 home runs (eighth in the league).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of July 16, 2022 at 1:32 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Twins Stats vs Lynn

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Luis Arraez 17 .353 6 0 1 .389 .801
Jorge Polanco 16 .312 5 1 2 .389 .951
Carlos Correa 14 .143 2 0 0 .200 .343
Max Kepler 13 .000 0 0 0 .235 .235
Nick Gordon 8 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Alex Kirilloff 6 .000 0 0 1 .143 .143
Kyle Garlick 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Gary Sánchez 4 .250 1 0 0 .400 .650
Gio Urshela 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Byron Buxton 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Twins Betting Trends

  • The Twins have won 34 of the 57 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (59.6%).
  • Minnesota has a 27-17 record (winning 61.4% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -134 or shorter.
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the Twins have an implied win probability of 57.3%.
  • In the 92 games bookmakers have set an over/under for Minnesota, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 43 times (43-44-5).
  • The Twins have put together a 38-54-0 record against the spread this season (covering 41.3% of the time).
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White Sox Betting Trends

  • This season, the White Sox have been the underdog 38 times and won 17, or 44.7%, of those games.
  • Chicago has a record of 9-14 in games where oddsmakers have them as underogs of at least +115 on the moneyline.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 46.5% chance of a victory for the White Sox.
  • Chicago’s games have gone over the total in 41 of their 90 chances.
  • The White Sox have an ATS record of 43-47-0 in 90 games with a spread this season.

Twins Players to Watch

  • Arraez has a .418 on-base percentage and a .443 slugging percentage, both team-high marks for the Twins. He’s batting .343 with 16 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 37 walks.
  • Among qualified hitters in MLB play, Arraez’s batting average ranks first, his on-base percentage ranks first, and he is 61st in the league in slugging.
  • Max Kepler has 13 doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 41 walks while batting .248.
  • Kepler ranks 89th in batting average, 42nd in on base percentage, and 96th in slugging in MLB.
  • Jorge Polanco is batting .243 with 10 doubles, 13 home runs and 45 walks.
  • Byron Buxton has 11 doubles, three triples, 23 home runs and 24 walks while batting .217, and he paces his team with 58 hits.

Twins Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Luis Arraez 300 .343 51 4 29 .418 .861
Gio Urshela 280 .261 33 8 36 .306 .713
Max Kepler 274 .248 38 9 37 .351 .752
Jorge Polanco 268 .243 40 13 45 .348 .773
Byron Buxton 267 .217 49 23 43 .295 .834
Carlos Correa 262 .279 38 10 31 .355 .798
Gary Sánchez 248 .218 27 10 36 .278 .689
Nick Gordon 193 .264 23 4 13 .307 .711
Jose Miranda 185 .254 16 8 32 .292 .741
Gilberto Celestino 147 .272 16 0 8 .331 .664

White Sox Players to Watch

  • Jose Abreu has 102 hits and an OBP of .383 to go with a slugging percentage of .470. All three of those stats are tops among Chicago hitters this season.
  • Among all the qualifying hitters in the majors, Abreu’s batting average ranks 17th, his on-base percentage is 11th, and he is 40th in slugging percentatge.
  • Luis Robert has collected 92 hits this season to earn an on-base percentage of .334.
  • Among all qualified players, Robert ranks 19th in batting average, 72nd in on-base percentage and 45th in slugging percentage.
  • Andrew Vaughn is batting .290 with a .441 slugging percentage and 43 RBI this year.
  • Anderson is batting .313 with a .355 OBP and 22 RBI for Chicago this season.

White Sox Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
José Abreu 338 .302 51 11 45 .383 .853
Luis Robert 306 .301 48 12 54 .334 .795
Andrew Vaughn 272 .290 36 9 43 .339 .780
Tim Anderson 265 .313 42 6 22 .355 .778
A.J. Pollock 251 .231 30 4 26 .272 .611
Leury García 225 .204 25 2 15 .229 .491
Gavin Sheets 202 .233 15 7 22 .295 .681
Josh Harrison 198 .232 29 3 14 .308 .667
Yoán Moncada 168 .196 15 4 21 .250 .548
Adam Engel 159 .239 22 2 13 .297 .655

Twins vs White Sox Player Props

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