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Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins 08/16/2021 Odds, Betting Picks and Predictions
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Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins 08/16/2021 – Cleveland Indians will travel to Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota to square off against the Minnesota Twins in an exciting three-game series. The Indians are sitting at the second spot in the AL Central Division play behind the White Sox at the top. The Minnesota Twins are stuck at the fourth spot while they continue to trail the Tigers in the third. The baseball betting tips seem to be in favor of the Twins to win this game, especially after their last performance against the Bay Rays. Cleveland Indians will enter this game with a winning record after defeating the Tigers in their last series.
Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins 08/16/2021
The Cleveland Indians are coming off an easy victory against the Detroit Tigers in their last game. The Indians smashed a total of 11 runs and restricted the Tigers to nothing. Cal Quantrill will be sent to the mound against the Twins in this game. The righty has an ERA of 3.13 with 33, BBs, and 7+ Ks. Quantrill is holding a 3-2 record on the season. Amed Rosario is the leader in batting with an average of .275 with 111 hits. Jose Ramirez is the home run leader with 25 and RBI leader with 69.
Players to watch: Amed Rosario SS (GP 108, AB 409, R 55, H 113, 2B 19, 3B 6, HR 6, RBI 38, TB 162, BB 23, SO 90, SB 12, AVG 0.276, OBP 0.317, SLG 0.396, OPS 0.713, WAR 1.1), Jose Ramirez 3B (GP 108, AB 390, R 75, H 99, 2B 23, 3B 4, HR 26, RBI 72, TB 208, BB 46, SO 62, SB 14, AVG 0.254, OBP 0.341, SLG 0.533, OPS 0.874, WAR 3.9).
The Minnesota Twins defeated one of the best teams in the majors in their last series. Tampa Bay was unable to do much against the Twins in their last game as they gave up 12 while Minnesota restricted them to nothing. The Twins will turn in Griffin Jax to the mound as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 3-1 record on the season with an ERA of 5.45 and 32 Ks in total. Minnesota has Jorge Polanco as their leader in batting with an average of .268 with 21 home runs and 62 RBIs.
Players to watch: Jorge Polanco SS (GP 110, AB 419, R 71, H 112, 2B 23, 3B 2, HR 21, RBI 63, TB 202, BB 38, SO 77, SB 9, AVG 0.267, OBP 0.332, SLG 0.482, OPS 0.814, WAR 3.7), Miguel Sano 1B (GP 94, AB 322, R 48, H 69, 2B 17, 3B 0, HR 19, RBI 49, TB 143, BB 41, SO 126, SB 1, AVG 0.214, OBP 0.304, SLG 0.444, OPS 0.748, WAR 0.9).
Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games.
Minnesota are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins Betting Picks
Cleveland Indians will do their best but the Twins hold the key to success in this game. Minnesota has the online betting baseball picks in their favor. The Twins won eight of their last nine games at home against the Indians.
Score Prediction: Twins 7, Indians 2.