Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins 09/29/2020 Odds, Picks and Predictions
Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins 09/29/2020 – The opening game of the Wild Card round is all set to take place between Houston Astros and Minnesota Twins from Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Astros managed to make it to the postseason with a 29-31 record. Houston was unable to get past the .500 mark, but they completed the AL West with the second spot. The Minnesota Twins have proved themselves yet again with their impressive 36-24 record. The Twins are strong and they clinched the AL central division title. The field is set and baseball betting odds are up with picks and predictions.
Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins 09/29/2020
|When:||Tuesday, September 29, 2:00 PM ET|
|Where:||Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota|
The Houston Astros had their own struggles this season with a slightly struggling squad. The team was fortunate enough that the other teams in their division were not too strong. The Astros had no chance of getting past the Athletics in the top spot. Houston held the 15th rank in OPS through their regular season and they are holding the 14th spot in runs scored. Kenta Maeda will be delivered to the mound as their starting pitcher against the Twins. Maeda held a 6-1 record in the regular season with an ERA of 2.70.
Players to watch: Y. Gurriel 1B (GP57 AB211 R27 H49 2B12 3B1 HR6 RBI22 TB81 BB12 SO27 SB0 AVG0.232 OBP0.274 SLG0.384 OPS0.658 WAR0), K. Tucker RF (GP58 AB209 R33 H56 2B12 3B6 HR9 RBI42 TB107 BB18 SO46 SB8 AVG0.268 OBP0.325 SLG0.512 OPS0.837 WAR0).
Minnesota Twins battled their way through this year to make it once again to the top. The Twins are strong and they succeeded in getting past Cleveland and Chicago White Sox. Out of 31 games at home, the Twins have won 24. Minnesota will need to step up their performance if they want to get past the Astros in this game. Taking the mound as their starting pitcher is Zack Greinke. The Cy Young Award winner is holding a 3-3 record on the season with an ERA of 4.03. Grienke has been a bit shaky for the Twins this season.
Players to watch: E. Rosario RF (GP57 AB210 R31 H54 2B7 3B0 HR13 RBI42 TB100 BB19 SO34 SB3 AVG0.257 OBP0.316 SLG0.476 OPS0.792 WAR0), J. Polanco SS (GP55 AB209 R22 H54 2B8 3B0 HR4 RBI19 TB74 BB13 SO35 SB4 AVG0.258 OBP0.304 SLG0.354 OPS0.658 WAR0).
Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Houston’s last 13 games.
Astros are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Houston is 13-7 SU in their last 20 games against Minnesota.
Houston is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games on the road.
Astros are 1-5 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota.
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games.
Twins are 11-3 SU in their last 14 games at home.
Twins are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Houston.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Minnesota’s last 16 games against an opponent in the American League.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota’s last 9 games against an opponent in the American League West Division division.
Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins Betting Picks
Houston Astros are delivering one of their best pitchers in this game. With a little support from the plate, Houston will get past the Twins with ease. The Best Sportsbook Online has predicted the Astros to win.
Score Prediction: Houston Astros 4, Minnesota Twins 3.