Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers 07/18/2021 Analysis, Odds and Betting Picks
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers 07/18/2021 – Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan will play host to the Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers as they conclude their final game of a series. The Twins have been struggling to make ends meet as they remain at the bottom of the AL Central Division play. As for the Tigers, they are one step ahead of the Twins in the third spot. The sports gambling websites have turned to the Twins in this game to get past the Tigers. Minnesota is in desperate need of a victory in order to get past the Tigers in the AL Central Division.
Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers 07/18/2021
The Minnesota Twins have won a total of 39 games and dropped 52 in return. Minnesota is three games behind the Tigers and are two games ahead of the Royals. Last night, the Twins gave up five runs from the plate and scored four in return. Starting pitcher Charlie Barnes gave up one run in four-plus frames and suffered the loss. J.A. Happ will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 5-4 record on the season with an ERA of 5.90. Happ gave up three runs in his last success against Detroit.
Players to watch: J. Polanco SS (GP 84, AB 319, R 49, H 81, 2B 18, 3B 1, HR 12, RBI 43, TB 137, BB 28, SO 53, SB 7, AVG 0.254, OBP 0.318, SLG 0.429, OPS 0.748, WAR 1.9), N. Cruz DH (GP 83, AB 279, R 42, H 85, 2B 12, 3B 1, HR 18, RBI 47, TB 153, BB 33, SO 58, SB 3, AVG 0.305, OBP 0.382, SLG 0.548, OPS 0.93, WAR 2.3).
Detroit did well to stay ahead of Minnesota in their division. The Tigers are now one game above the .500 mark and are 13.5 games behind the Chicago White Sox at the top. Detroit will enter this game riding a two-game winning streak. The Tigers will turn to Wily Peralta as their starter in this game. The righty is holding a 2-1 record on the season with an ERA of 2.08. Akil Baddoo smashed a three-run home run that took the Tigers to victory in their last game. The Tigers will need support from the plate to get past the Twins.
Players to watch: J. Schoop 2B (GP 90, AB 346, R 46, H 97, 2B 14, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 53, TB 161, BB 21, SO 80, SB 1, AVG 0.28, OBP 0.323, SLG 0.465, OPS 0.788, WAR 1.6), R. Grossman LF (GP 88, AB 317, R 45, H 72, 2B 12, 3B 2, HR 13, RBI 43, TB 127, BB 60, SO 91, SB 11, AVG 0.227, OBP 0.352, SLG 0.401, OPS 0.753, WAR 1.5).
Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Betting Numbers
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Detroit’s last 15 games.
Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Betting Picks
Minnesota will hold the upper hand in this game with the help of Happ on the mound as their starter. The MLB betting picks are against the Tigers to win this game. Look for Minnesota to rebound and take out the Tigers.
Score Prediction: Twins 6, Tigers 4.