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White Sox vs. Twins odds, prediction, line: 2022 MLB picks, Saturday, July 16 best bets from proven model

The Chicago White Sox visit Minneapolis to face the Minnesota Twins on Saturday. The AL Central rivals match up in a matinee contest that is the third game of a four-game weekend set. Minnesota leads the AL Central with a 49-43 record this season. Chicago is in the mix for Wild Card position and is chasing the Twins with a 45-45 overall mark.

First pitch is at 2:10 p.m. ET in Minneapolis. Caesars Sportsbook lists Minnesota as a -125 favorite (risk $125 to win $100) on the money line, while the over-under, or total number of runs Vegas thinks will be scored, is 8.5 in the latest White Sox vs. Twins odds. Before making any Twins vs. White Sox picks, be sure to check out the latest MLB predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times, and it is 275-236 on top-rated MLB money-line picks since the start of the 2021 season, returning over $400 for $100 players. This is the same model that pegged the 2021 Atlanta Braves at 10-1 as one of three best bets to win it all last season. Anybody who has followed it has seen profitable returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Twins vs. White Sox, and just locked in its picks and MLB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are several MLB odds and betting lines for White Sox vs. Twins:

  • White Sox vs. Twins money line: MIN -125, CWS +105
  • White Sox vs. Twins over-under: 8.5 runs
  • White Sox vs. Twins run line: MIN -1.5 (+158)
  • CWS: The White Sox are 25-19 in day games
  • MINN: The Twins are 24-19 in day games
  • White Sox vs. Twins: See picks at SportsLine 

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Why you should back the White Sox 

Chicago’s run prevention projection is strong for Saturday afternoon’s game in Minnesota. Entering the weekend, the White Sox ranked in the top five of the American League in wins above replacement from their bullpen, and Chicago’s relievers were generating more than a strikeout per inning. 

The White Sox also have an established starting pitcher on the hill in Lance Lynn. Lynn, a two-time All-Star who ranked in the top three of AL Cy Young voting in 2021, has a 3.55 career ERA and a 3.38 ERA over the last three seasons. Lynn is holding right-handed hitters to a .673 OPS this season, and Chicago’s offense also has key strengths. The White Sox are striking out on fewer than 21 percent of plate appearances, and Chicago ranks solidly above the AL average in hits, doubles, and batting average in 2022.

Why you should back the Twins

Minnesota’s offense grabs the headlines, but the Twins do have impressive pitching as well. Veteran starter Dylan Bundy takes the ball on Saturday, and he is issuing only 1.9 walks per nine innings. Bundy is also pitching well lately, posting a 2.79 ERA across his last five starts, and he owns a 2.10 ERA in home starts this season. Bundy has allowed only one earned run in 10 innings against the White Sox in 2022, and he will give way to a bullpen that is averaging more than a strikeout per inning with an ERA below 4.00 this season. 

The Twins are also smashing the ball on offense this season, posting top-five marks in the American League in hits, doubles, runs scored, home runs, walks, batting average, OPS, on-base percentage, slugging percentage and total bases. All-Star infielder Luis Arraez leads the way for Minnesota, currently sitting atop the MLB leaderboard in both batting average and on-base percentage.

How to make Twins vs. White Sox picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning over on the total, projecting 8.7 combined runs. It also says one side of the money line has all the value. You can only get the model’s MLB picks at SportsLine.

So who wins White Sox vs. Twins? And which side has all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its MLB picks, and find out.

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