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Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins 08/01/2020 Game Analysis, MLB Tips and Baseball Forecast
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Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins 08/01/2020 – Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians will continue their four-game series as they enter their third game at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Twins improved to 5-2 on the season after their last success against Cleveland. Minnesota is holding the top spot in the AL Central division and they look forward to continuing their success. Cleveland declined to 5-3 after their loss and gave up the top spot to the Twins. The Indians are trailing Minnesota by one game in the second. The mlb betting picks are available online as these two teams clash in an entertaining game.
Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins 08/01/2020
Cleveland Indians won the first game of the series with a final score of 2-0. The Indians were unable to win the last game when they surrendered four runs to Minnesota and scored just one. Out of the last six games, Cleveland won four. The leading batsman is Jose Ramirez holding five RBIs and 12 hits. Francisco Lindor and Cesar Hernandez have a combination of seven RBIs and 16 hits. Cleveland will turn towards Carlos Carrasco as their starting pitcher in this game. Carrasco is holding a 7-10 record against Minnesota Twins with 125 strikeouts and an ERA of 4.10.
Players to watch: F. Lindor SS (GP8 AB33 R3 H7 2B2 3B0 HR2 RBI6 TB15 BB1 SO9 SB0 AVG0.212 OBP0.235 SLG0.455 OPS0.69 WAR0), J. Ramirez 3B (GP8 AB28 R7 H12 2B2 3B0 HR2 RBI5 TB20 BB5 SO7 SB1 AVG0.429 OBP0.529 SLG0.714 OPS1.244 WAR0).
The Twins bounced back well in their last game when they went deep from the plate. Out of the last five games, they have won four. Nelson Cruz has taken the lead for the Twins from the plate with 11 RBIs and nine hits. Jorge Polanco and Luis Arraez contributed a combination of seven RBIs and 15 hits. Minnesota Twins will turn in Kenta Maeda as their starting pitcher in this game. Maeda is holding a 1-0 record with six strikeouts this year with an ERA of 3.60. Maeda will make his first appearance against the Twins in this game.
Players to watch: J. Polanco SS (GP7 AB29 R5 H8 2B1 3B0 HR1 RBI4 TB12 BB1 SO3 SB0 AVG0.276 OBP0.3 SLG0.414 OPS0.714 WAR0), N. Cruz DH (GP7 AB27 R8 H9 2B3 3B0 HR3 RBI11 TB21 BB2 SO6 SB0 AVG0.333 OBP0.379 SLG0.778 OPS1.157 WAR0).
Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland’s last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins Betting Picks
The mlb betting odds are intact for Minnesota Twins to continue their success and build on a winning streak. Back the Twins to score a decent number in this game and cover the spread.
Score Prediction: Minnesota Twins 4, Cleveland Indians 2.