Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Guardians 9/19/2022 – On Monday, an exciting AL Central Division battle will come to an end between the Minnesota Twins and the Cleveland Guardians. The Twins remain third in the AL Central Division with a 73-73 record. The Guardians are at the top of the table with a 79-67 record. Cleveland is battling with the White Sox for the division title. Both teams will conclude their lost five-game series from Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Twins seem to be struggling at the moment and the Guardians are predicted to win this game according to the recent MLB betting predictions.
Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Guardians 9/19/2022
|When:||Monday, September 19, 1:10 PM ET|
|Where:||Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio|
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The Minnesota Twins are battling to make it to the playoffs as they sit exactly at the .500 mark. The Twins must get past the White Sox and the Guardians. The competition is tough with the Blue Jays, Rays, and Mariners fighting in the American League. Minnesota will hand over the ball to Sonny Gray to start in this game. Gray is holding an 8-4 record on the season with an ERA of 2.83. In his last four starts, Gray gave up only five runs in total. The Twins are struggling to win against the Guardians but they managed to break their losing streak in their last game with a 3-0 final score.
Players to watch: Luis Arraez 1B (GP 131, AB 497, R 80, H 157, 2B 29, 3B 1, HR 8, RBI 46, TB 212, BB 47, SO 41, SB 4, AVG 0.316, OBP 0.375, SLG 0.427, OPS 0.802, WAR 4.1), Carlos Correa SS (GP 121, AB 462, R 65, H 129, 2B 20, 3B 1, HR 21, RBI 58, TB 214, BB 56, SO 108, SB 0, AVG 0.279, OBP 0.358, SLG 0.463, OPS 0.821, WAR 4.7).
Cleveland is coming off a defeat and they are all set to rebound at home. The Guardians are three-plus games ahead of the White Sox and the race for the playoffs continues. Cleveland will need to win as much as possible to stay ahead in the race. Cal Quantrill will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 12-5 record on the season with an ERA of 3.51. Quantrill was successful in his last two starts and he gave up only five runs in 12 frames. Cleveland won eight of their last 10 games played.
Players to watch: Amed Rosario SS (GP 138, AB 575, R 76, H 163, 2B 25, 3B 7, HR 10, RBI 64, TB 232, BB 23, SO 102, SB 14, AVG 0.283, OBP 0.314, SLG 0.403, OPS 0.718, WAR 3.5), Jose Ramirez 3B (GP 141, AB 537, R 80, H 150, 2B 42, 3B 4, HR 28, RBI 112, TB 284, BB 63, SO 69, SB 16, AVG 0.279, OBP 0.358, SLG 0.529, OPS 0.887, WAR 5.4).
Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Guardians Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 6 games.
Minnesota are 6-12 SU in their last 18 games.
Minnesota are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games against Cleveland.
Minnesota are 3-13 SU in their last 16 games on the road.
Minnesota are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland.
Cleveland are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games against Minnesota.
Cleveland are 6-2 SU in their last 8 games at home.
Cleveland are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 6 games against an opponent in the American League Central Division division.
Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Guardians Betting Picks
The Twins are missing out on Shortstop Jorge Polanco due to his knee injury. Polanco might not be able to play the rest of the season. Minnesota is 11th in OPS and 16th in runs scored. The Guardians are 21st in OPS and 20th in runs scored. The baseball betting picks favor the Guardians to win with the help of their starting pitcher.