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Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins 08/02/2020 MLB Odds, Results and Baseball Analysis
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Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins 08/02/2020 – Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins will continue to play the third game of their four-game series from Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Cleveland Indians declined further to the third spot with a 5-4 record on the season in the AL Central division. The Indians are currently on a two-game losing streak and they look forward to bouncing back with the Twins. Minnesota, on the other hand, progressed to 6-2 in the AL Central division and they remain at the top spot. Baseball betting over under rules has made things easy for bettors this season.
Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins 08/02/2020
Cleveland Indians won their opening game of the series against Minnesota with a final score of 2-0. The Indians were unable to get past the Twins in their last two games surrendering a total of seven runs. Last night, Cleveland gave up three runs and were unable to score a single from the plate. In the last three games, the Indians have scored just three runs in total. The leading batsman is Jose Ramirez with five RBIs and 12 hits. Francisco Lindor and Cesar Hernandez are the other hitters holding a combination of seven RBIs and 17 hits. The Indians will turn in Aaron Civale to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Civale has nine strikeouts against Minnesota in his career.
Players to watch: F. Lindor SS (GP9 AB36 R3 H8 2B2 3B0 HR2 RBI6 TB16 BB2 SO9 SB0 AVG0.222 OBP0.263 SLG0.444 OPS0.708 WAR0), J. Ramirez 3B (GP9 AB32 R7 H12 2B2 3B0 HR2 RBI5 TB20 BB5 SO8 SB1 AVG0.375 OBP0.474 SLG0.625 OPS1.099 WAR0).
There is no doubt that Minnesota is one of the toughest opponents this season. The Twins are on a two-game winning streak and they are keen on sweeping the Indians in this game. The leading batsman in Nelson Cruz with 11 RBIs and 10 hits. Jorge Polanco and Luis Arraez have a combined contribution of seven RBIs and 15 hits. Minnesota has maintained an equal balance with their offensive and defensive unit. The Twins will turn in Homer Bailey to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Bailey is holding a 4-4 record with 47 strikeouts and an ERA of 4.91 against Cleveland.
Players to watch: J. Polanco SS (GP8 AB33 R5 H8 2B1 3B0 HR1 RBI4 TB12 BB1 SO3 SB0 AVG0.242 OBP0.265 SLG0.364 OPS0.628 WAR0), N. Cruz DH (GP8 AB30 R8 H10 2B3 3B0 HR3 RBI11 TB22 BB2 SO7 SB0 AVG0.333 OBP0.394 SLG0.733 OPS1.127 WAR0).
Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins Betting Picks
Cleveland’s starting pitcher will be no match for the big hitters of Minnesota. The Twins have yet another easy opportunity to continue their success. The baseball betting trends are clearly in favor of the Twins to win.
Score Prediction: Minnesota Twins 3, Cleveland Indians 1.