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Minnesota Twins vs Chicago Cubs 09/18/2020 Forecast, Analysis and Results

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Minnesota Twins vs Chicago Cubs 09-18-2020 Spread Previews and Predictions

Minnesota Twins vs Chicago Cubs 09/18/2020 – An interesting three-game series is all set to get underway as the Minnesota Twins take on the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. Minnesota Twins are at the second spot in the AL Central division with a 31-21 record as they trail Chicago White Sox at the top spot. The Twins are trailing the White Sox by two games and they enter this match after a defeat against the White Sox. Chicago Cubs have been one of the most improved teams this season as they sit at the top spot in the NL Central division with a 30-20 record. This is going to be a tight game with all the picks and predictions available on the top online sportsbook.

Minnesota Twins vs Chicago Cubs 09/18/2020

When: Friday, September 18, 8:15 PM ET
Where: Wrigley Field, Chicago, Illinois
TV: FSNO
Stream: SofaScore

Minnesota Twins

Minnesota Twins were unsuccessful against the Chicago White Sox in their last four-game series as they were forced to settle with a final record of 1-3. The team declined with their rating as the White Sox proved their worth to stay on top. The Twins are four games behind Cleveland Indians in their third spot and they are keen to get back to the top position. Overall the Twins scored 225 runs in 391 hits with 75 home runs. The Twins are turning towards Rich Hill as their starting pitcher in this game. Hill is holding an ERA of 3.81 with an overall record of 2-1 this season.

Players to watch: J. Polanco SS (GP 48AB 182R 19H 482B 63B 0HR 4RBI 19TB 66BB 13SO 26SB 3AVG 0.264OBP 0.315SLG 0.363OPS 0.677WAR 0), E. Rosario RF (GP 49AB 179R 27H 452B 63B 0HR 11RBI 33TB 84BB 17SO 28SB 2AVG 0.251OBP 0.316SLG 0.469OPS 0.786WAR 0).

Chicago Cubs

Chicago Cubs turned out to be one of the most impressive teams after bouncing back so well from their 2019 season. The Cubs are currently on a four-game winning streak after defeating Cleveland Indians in their short two-game series. Last night, Chicago gave up two runs to the Indians and scored three in return with ease. In their opening game, Chicago smashed six runs and restricted the Indians to five. The Cubs are keen on clinching the division title this year and they are five games ahead of Cincinnati Red. Kyle Hendrick will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Hendricks is holding an ERA of 3.29 with a 5-4 record on the season.

Players to watch: J. Baez SS (GP 49AB 185R 26H 392B 83B 1HR 7RBI 21TB 70BB 7SO 65SB 2AVG 0.211OBP 0.249SLG 0.378OPS 0.627WAR 0.6), A. Rizzo 1B (GP 49AB 173R 22H 382B 53B 0HR 9RBI 21TB 70BB 25SO 33SB 1AVG 0.22OBP 0.341SLG 0.405OPS 0.746WAR 0.6).

Minnesota Twins vs Chicago Cubs Betting Numbers

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Minnesota Twins

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Minnesota are 11-5 SU in their last 16 games.
Minnesota are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against Chi Cubs.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games on the road.
Minnesota are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against Chi Cubs.

Chicago Cubs

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chi Cubs’ last 11 games.
Chi Cubs are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Chi Cubs’ last 9 games against Minnesota.
Chi Cubs are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Chi Cubs are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota.

Minnesota Twins vs Chicago Cubs Betting Picks

The odds are pretty hard as both teams have performed well right from the start. However, the Chicago Cubs seem to be more promising in the opening game. The Cubs have the support from the Best Sportsbook Online.

Score Prediction: Chicago Cubs 6, Minnesota Twins 4.