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    Jose Abreu leads the Chicago White Sox (76-79) into a matchup against Luis Arraez and the Minnesota Twins (76-79) on Thursday at 1:10 PM ET at Target Field. Abreu is batting .305, the seventh-best batting average in the majors, for the favored White Sox (-119), and Arraez is fourth in MLB play with a .313 batting average this season for the underdog Twins (-100). Lucas Giolito starts for Chicago, and Louie Varland is Minnesota’s choice to start.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for White Sox vs. Twins

    • Game Day: Thursday, September 29, 2022
    • Game Time: 1:10 PM ET
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: Target Field
    White Sox vs Twins Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    White Sox -119 7.5

    White Sox Stats & Trends

    White Sox Batting

    • The White Sox rank 22nd in MLB play with 144 total home runs.
    • The White Sox have the third-best batting average in the league (.258).
    • The White Sox rank 16th in the league with an on-base percentage of .313.
    • White Sox batters strike out 7.9 times per game, the seventh-lowest average in the league.
    • The White Sox average 0.9 home runs per game when playing on the road this season (69 total in road contests).
    • The White Sox are averaging 2.8 extra-base hits per game while slugging .395 on the road.
    • Away from home this season the club averages 9.4 hits per game and is batting .264.

    White Sox Key Batters

    • Abreu leads Chicago in OBP (.378), slugging percentage (.445) and total hits (178) this season.
    • Among qualified hitters in MLB, Abreu ranks seventh in batting average, ninth in on-base percentage, and 52nd in slugging.
    • Andrew Vaughn is batting .277 with 28 doubles, a triple, 17 home runs and 29 walks.
    • Vaughn is 32nd in batting average, 66th in on-base percentage and 57th in slugging among qualifying hitters.
    • Elvis Andrus has collected 126 base hits, an OBP of .303 and a slugging percentage of .393 this season.
    • A.J. Pollock has been key for Chicago with 117 hits, an OBP of .293 plus a slugging percentage of .393.
    • Pollock heads into this game on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .389 with a double, a home run, a walk and two RBI.

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins have hit 172 homers this season, which ranks 12th in the league.
    • The Twins rank 11th in MLB with a .249 team batting average.
    • The Twins have an on-base percentage of .317 this season, which ranks ninth in the league.
    • The Twins rank 11th in strikeouts per game (8.3) among MLB offenses.
    • In 80 games at home this season, they’ve hit 89 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • They are slugging .415 in 80 home games this season.
    • They are averaging 8.5 base hits per game and batting .256 as a team at home this season.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Arraez has accumulated a team-high OBP (.370) and slugging percentage (.418).
    • Including all qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Arraez is fourth in batting average, 15th in on-base percentage and 74th in slugging percentage.
    • Arraez enters this game on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .318 with a double and an RBI.
    • Carlos Correa’s 143 hits pace his team.
    • Correa is currently 23rd in batting average, 19th in on-base percentage and 38th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
    • Gio Urshela is hitting .282 with 27 doubles, three triples, 12 home runs and 38 walks.
    • Jose Miranda has 25 doubles, 15 home runs and 26 walks while hitting .275.

    White Sox vs. Twins Probable Pitchers

    Giolito Varland
    28 GS 3
    10-9 W-L 0-2
    5.05 ERA 5.06
    149.2 IP 16.0
    56 BB 4
    167 SO 13

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