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Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins 09/28/2021 Baseball Odds, Predictions and Game Analysis
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Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins 09/28/2021 – The Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins will meet at Target Field on Tuesday night for the opener in a three-game series. The Detroit Tigers are placed third in the AL Central, currently dominated by the White Sox. The Tigers are 75-81 after their loss to the Chicago White Sox. The Minnesota Twins are placed last on the scoreboard with a score of 69-87 and a home score of 36-42. Between these AL Central foes, the Detroit Tiger is expected to win based on expert baseball betting predictions.
Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins 09/28/2021
The Tigers have had a pretty decent season so far. Still, the Monday loss against AL Central champion team White Sox stings bad. Their batting has been inconsistent this season, averaging up to 4.30 runs per game. Though their pitching has shown a lot of promise, it is still at the average with a 4.27 ERA collectively. Jonathan Schoop is leading the team with a .278 batting average and 80 RBIs. 29-year-old Schoop also has 167 hits to his name. On Tuesday evening, we’ll see Tyler Alexander getting the ball. The south-paw is 2-3 with a 4.10 ERA and 77 strikeouts this MLB season alone.
Players to watch: Jonathan Schoop 2B (GP 150, AB 597, R 81, H 165, 2B 29, 3B 1, HR 20, RBI 78, TB 256, BB 36, SO 128, SB 1, AVG 0.276, OBP 0.32, SLG 0.429, OPS 0.749, WAR 2.1), Jeimer Candelario 3B (GP 144, AB 540, R 72, H 148, 2B 42, 3B 3, HR 16, RBI 66, TB 244, BB 60, SO 134, SB 0, AVG 0.274, OBP 0.351, SLG 0.452, OPS 0.803, WAR 3.5).
After losing the series against the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2, the Twins will be eager for a win this evening. Minnesota won the first two of a four-game set against Toronto but simply couldn’t get their offense strong enough to win the rest. The Minnesota Twins are led by Jorge Polanco with 154 hits and 31 homers. The 28-year-old also has 91 RBIs and a solid batting average of .271. Though the Twins haven’t announced a starting pitcher for Tuesday’s game, it is most likely to be Charlie Barnes. In his latest performance, the rookie allowed three runs on four hits with one walk.
Players to watch: Jorge Polanco SS (GP 147, AB 568, R 93, H 154, 2B 35, 3B 2, HR 31, RBI 91, TB 286, BB 43, SO 113, SB 11, AVG 0.271, OBP 0.325, SLG 0.504, OPS 0.828, WAR 5), Miguel Sano 1B (GP 129, AB 448, R 66, H 98, 2B 23, 3B 0, HR 29, RBI 71, TB 208, BB 57, SO 175, SB 2, AVG 0.219, OBP 0.309, SLG 0.464, OPS 0.773, WAR 1.1).
Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit’s last 8 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Betting Picks
Between the two rivals, the Tigers have been having a better season. Though the Twins are a great team, their offense has not been so consistent. MLB expert picks are in favor of a Tigers win this evening.
Score Prediction: Detroit Tigers 6, Minnesota Twins 4.