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    A pair of the league’s top hitters face off when the Chicago White Sox (65-66) and the Minnesota Twins (67-62) meet at 8:10 PM ET on Friday at Guaranteed Rate Field. Jose Abreu has a .308 batting average (sixth in MLB) for the favored White Sox (-140), while Luis Arraez ranks third in MLB play batting .318 this season for the underdog Twins (+119). Chicago’s Joe Kelly and Minnesota’s Sonny Gray will start this matchup.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for White Sox vs. Twins

    • Game Day: Friday, September 2, 2022
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Chicago, Illinois
    • Stadium: Guaranteed Rate Field
    White Sox vs Twins Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    White Sox -140 7.5

    White Sox Stats & Trends

    White Sox Batting

    • The White Sox rank 25th in baseball with 113 total home runs.
    • The White Sox’s .260 batting average leads MLB.
    • The White Sox rank 14th in the league with an on-base percentage of .316.
    • The White Sox strike out 7.7 times per game to rank seventh in baseball.
    • The White Sox average 0.9 homers per home game this season (62 total at home).
    • The White Sox are slugging .383 with 2.4 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • At home this season the team averages 8.6 hits per game and is batting .254.

    White Sox Key Batters

    • Abreu has an OPS of .839, fueled by an OBP of .385 to go with a slugging percentage of .454. All three of those stats lead Chicago hitters this season.
    • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Abreu is sixth in batting average, seventh in on-base percentage, and 45th in slugging.
    • Abreu has recorded a base hit in five straight games. In his last five games he is batting .333 with a double, three walks and two RBI.
    • Andrew Vaughn leads Chicago in total hits (120) this season while batting .289 with 40 extra-base hits.
    • Vaughn’s batting average is 22nd among qualified players, his on-base percentage 58th, and his slugging percentage 36th.
    • Vaughn has picked up a hit in two straight games. During his last five outings he is batting .190 with a double, a home run, a walk and two RBI.
    • Luis Robert has 107 hits this season and has a slash line of .300/.336/.451.
    • Elvis Andrus has nine home runs, 37 RBI and a batting average of .241 this season.
    • Andrus has hit safely in five straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .421 with a double, a home run, two walks and three RBI.

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins rank 10th in Major League Baseball with 153 home runs.
    • The Twins’ .249 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking 10th in MLB.
    • The Twins are among the best in the league at getting on base, ranking seventh with an OBP of .320.
    • The Twins have shown patience at the plate this season with the 10th-best rate of strikeouts per game (8.2) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 73 homers, an average of 1.2 per game, in 60 road contests this season.
    • They are slugging .411 in 60 road games this season.
    • They are averaging 8.5 base hits per game and batting .247 on the road this season.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Arraez has totaled 140 hits with a .383 on-base percentage and a .430 slugging percentage, all club-bests for the Twins.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the majors, Arraez’s batting average ranks third, his on-base percentage ranks eighth, and he is 60th in slugging.
    • Arraez hopes to build on a four-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .238 with a home run, two walks and four RBI.
    • Jorge Polanco has 16 doubles, 16 home runs and 64 walks while batting .235.
    • Polanco is currently 118th in batting average, 41st in on-base percentage and 87th in slugging percentage among all qualified batters.
    • Carlos Correa has racked up 108 hits, a team-high for the Twins.
    • Gio Urshela paces his team with 103 hits.

    White Sox vs. Twins Probable Pitchers

    Kelly Gray
    0 GS 20
    1-3 W-L 7-4
    7.07 ERA 3.04
    28.0 IP 100.2
    18 BB 32
    35 SO 99

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