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Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Indians 09/09/2021 Baseball Tips, Forecast and Analysis
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Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Indians 09/09/2021 – AL Central Division play will come to an end as the Minnesota Twins conclude their four-game series against the Cleveland Indians. Minnesota will enter this game riding a three-game winning streak and are all set to win this series. The Indians will try to avoid a sweep after dropping their last three games. Cleveland remains at the second spot in the AL Central Division play behind the White Sox. The Minnesota Twins are stuck at the fourth alongside the Royals. The MLB lines ESPN has all the odds and picks available online.
Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Indians 09/09/2021
The Minnesota Twins might not be able to make it to the postseason but they are certainly trying to get past the Tigers in the third. The Twins smashed three runs from the plate and restricted the Indians from scoring in their last game. Minnesota is holding a 62-77 record on the season. Randy Dobnak will get the ball here as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a terrible 1-7 record on the season with an ERA of 7.64. The Twins will require all the support from the plate if they want to win this game.
Players to watch: Jorge Polanco SS (GP 130, AB 503, R 84, H 141, 2B 32, 3B 2, HR 27, RBI 83, TB 258, BB 41, SO 96, SB 10, AVG 0.28, OBP 0.337, SLG 0.513, OPS 0.85, WAR 5, Miguel Sano 1B (GP 112, AB 388, R 57, H 85, 2B 19, 3B 0, HR 25, RBI 63, TB 179, BB 49, SO 153, SB 2, AVG 0.219, OBP 0.308, SLG 0.461, OPS 0.769, WAR 1.1).
Cleveland Indians are now one game behind the .500 mark with a 68-69 record on the season. The Indians have struggled to get past the White Sox and their Wild Card race continues. Cleveland was unable to do much from the pitching end in their last few games. Cal Quantrill will be sent to the mound here as their starting pitcher. Quantrill is holding a 4-3 record on the season with an ERA of 3.15. The 26-year-old player lost four in the last five starts and has given up a dozen runs in a span of 31 innings.
Players to watch: Amed Rosario SS (GP 129, AB 496, R 69, H 143, 2B 22, 3B 6, HR 10, RBI 50, TB 207, BB 27, SO 108, SB 12, AVG 0.288, OBP 0.326, SLG 0.417, OPS 0.744, WAR 1.6), Jose Ramirez 3B (GP 128, AB 466, R 91, H 121, 2B 28, 3B 4, HR 32, RBI 86, TB 253, BB 59, SO 74, SB 21, AVG 0.26, OBP 0.35, SLG 0.543, OPS 0.892, WAR 5.7).
Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Indians Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota’s last 10 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland’s last 5 games.
Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Indians Betting Picks
Both teams have struggling pitchers but the Indians have a better shot with Quantrill on the mound. Cleveland’s batting unit will take out the Twins with ease. The best MLB bets today are intact for the Indians to win and rebound.
Score Prediction: Indians 6, Twins 5.