Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox 08/26/2021 Odds, Betting Picks and Predictions
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Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox 08/26/2021 – The Minnesota Twins are coming off a solid victory against the Boston Red Sox in their second game. The Twins are playing spoiler for the Red Sox while they remain at the bottom of the AL Central Division play. The Red Sox might be ahead of the Blue Jays but their biggest challenge is getting past the Yankees. Boston has been at the top but their battle for the playoffs seems to be getting hard. The MLB bets tonight have shifted back to the Red Sox to win this game and rebound from their last defeat.
Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox 08/26/2021
The Minnesota Twins went deep from the plate last night and smashed nine runs to victory. The Twins restricted the Red Sox to just six runs in total. John Grant will be sent to the mound here as their starter in this game. Grant is holding a 4-7 record on the season with an ERA of 3.77 and 73 Ks in total. Minnesota won a total of 55 games and dropped 71 in return. The Twins are now one game behind the Royals at the fourth spot. The Twins will need to come back next year with an intact squad to take out their opponents.
Players to watch: Jorge Polanco SS (GP 116, AB 447, R 73, H 122, 2B 25, 3B 2, HR 22, RBI 71, TB 217, BB 38, SO 83, SB 10, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.485, OPS 0.819, WAR 4.2), Andrelton Simmons SS (GP 104, AB 340, R 34, H 74, 2B 11, 3B 0, HR 3, RBI 26, TB 94, BB 28, SO 52, SB 1, AVG 0.218, OBP 0.281, SLG 0.276, OPS 0.558, WAR 1
Boston Red Sox
Nick Pivetta gave up four runs and six hits to the Twins with five strikeouts in total. Boston struggled from the pitching end, surrendering way too much to the Twins. Chris Sale will get the ball in this game as their starting pitcher. Sale is holding a 2-0 record with an ERA of 1.80 and 13 Ks in total. Kyle Schwarber went deep along with Enrique Hernandez in their last game. Boston won a total of 72 games and dropped 56 in return. The Red Sox are now two-plus games behind the Yankees in the AL East.
Players to watch: Rafael Devers 3B (GP 120, AB 448, R 77, H 124, 2B 33, 3B 1, HR 29, RBI 90, TB 246, BB 48, SO 108, SB 3, AVG 0.277, OBP 0.35, SLG 0.549, OPS 0.9, WAR 3.6), J.D. Martinez LF (GP 116, AB 448, R 77, H 129, 2B 33, 3B 3, HR 23, RBI 79, TB 237, BB 45, SO 116, SB 0, AVG 0.288, OBP 0.353, SLG 0.529, OPS 0.882, WAR 2.9).
Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 6 games.
Boston Red Sox
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston’s last 5 games.
Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox Betting Picks
Boston might have struggled in their last game but they have the key to success with Chris Sale on the mound. The Red Sox will rebound with the online sportsbook odds in their favor. Take Boston to win this game with a decent score.
Score Prediction: Red Sox 5, Twins 2.