Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins 09/04/2020 Results, Analysis and Forecast
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins 09/04/2020 – Detroit Tigers will take the road to square-off against the Minnesota Twins as they open a double-header from Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Tigers are trying their best to maintain a balance as they sit exactly at the .500 mark with a 17-17 record on the season. Detroit is trailing Minnesota by five games in the AL Central and they are three games ahead of Kansas City Royals. The Twins declined to the third spot with a 22-16 record as they trail Chicago White Sox by one game. Minnesota is not far behind to get back to the top spot. The baseball odds have been in favor of the Twins in the past and they look forward to continuing their success.
Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins 09/04/2020
Detroit Tigers are certainly doing better than last season but it’s not enough to get them past the stronger teams. Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox are equally strong as Minnesota this year. Detroit defeated the Twins in their three-game series while they split their two games against the Brewers. Last night, the Tigers scored five runs and gave up eight runs to the Brewers. Jonathan Schoop is the leading batsman with a batting clip of .310 with 39 hits and eight home runs. The RBI leader is Miguel Cabrera with 20. The Tigers are yet to reveal their starting pitcher in this game.
Players to watch: J. Schoop 2B (GP33 AB126 R20 H39 2B3 3B0 HR8 RBI20 TB66 BB7 SO29 SB0 AVG0.31 OBP0.355 SLG0.524 OPS0.879 WAR1), M. Cabrera 1B (GP34 AB125 R15 H30 2B3 3B0 HR5 RBI20 TB48 BB15 SO25 SB0 AVG0.24 OBP0.322 SLG0.384 OPS0.706 WAR-0.3).
The Minnesota Twins will look to build on their two-game winning streak after defeating Chicago White Sox in their last two games. The Twins smashed eight runs while restricting the White Sox to just one in their last outing. In the last three games alone, Minnesota smashed 16 runs. Taking the lead from the plate with a batting clip of .326 is Nelson Cruz. The talented batsman smashed 42 hits, 29 RBIs and 13 home runs for his team. The Twins are yet to announce their starting pitcher in this game. Minnesota will try to make use of this chance to get ahead of the Chicago White Sox and Cleveland Indians.
Players to watch: J. Polanco SS (GP37 AB142 R15 H38 2B5 3B0 HR3 RBI16 TB52 BB8 SO20 SB1 AVG0.268 OBP0.309 SLG0.366 OPS0.675 WAR0), E. Rosario RF (GP37 AB134 R23 H32 2B4 3B0 HR8 RBI25 TB60 BB13 SO21 SB2 AVG0.239 OBP0.306 SLG0.448 OPS0.754 WAR0).
Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit’s last 12 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Betting Picks
The baseball picks are favoring the Twins to win this game and cover the spread. Minnesota has a stronger batting unit than Detroit despite who takes the mound as their starting pitcher. Back up the Twins to extend their winning streak.
Score Prediction: Minnesota Twins 7, Detroit Tigers 3.