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Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees 08/19/2021 MLB Preview, Spread and Game Analysis
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Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees 08/19/2021 – The Minnesota Twins will take the road to open a four-game series against the New York Yankees from the Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York. The Twins have progressed from the bottom of the AL Central to the fourth spot, pushing the Kansas City Royals behind. Moving onto the Yankees, they extended their lead ahead of the Red Sox and are now sitting at second place in the AL East. The Yankees are now five games behind the Bay Rays. The recent baseball betting tips favor the Yankees to build on their success against the Twins.
Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees 08/19/2021
The Minnesota Twins won a total of 54 games and dropped 67 in return. The Twins are four games behind the Detroit Tigers and they enter this game with a winning record. Minnesota gave up seven runs to Cleveland and scored eight in return. John Gant will take the mound in this game as their starting pitcher. Gant holds a 4-6 record on the season with an ERA of 3.49 and 69 Ks in total. Minnesota was strong enough to defeat the Indians in their last three games series with a 2-1 record on the season.
Players to watch: Jorge Polanco SS (GP 113, AB 435, R 72, H 118, 2B 24, 3B 2, HR 21, RBI 67, TB 209, BB 38, SO 79, SB 10, AVG 0.271, OBP 0.333, SLG 0.48, OPS 0.814, WAR 3.9), Miguel Sano 1B (GP 97, AB 333, R 50, H 72, 2B 18, 3B 0, HR 20, RBI 52, TB 150, BB 44, SO 129, SB 1, AVG 0.216, OBP 0.309, SLG 0.45, OPS 0.759, WAR 0.7).
New York Yankees
The Yankees are back in the race and their ticket to the Wild Card spot has just become easier. New York made up for their loss by rebounding well against most opponents. The Yankees have won a total of 69 games and dropped 52. New York’s battle with the Boston Red Sox continues. The Yankees swept the Red Sox in their last three-game series which put them ahead. New York smashed five runs in their last game and gave up two in return. Jameson Taillon will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Tallion has an ERA of 3.89 with 116 Ks in a span of 118 innings.
Players to watch : DJ LeMahieu 2B (GP 115, AB 455, R 57, H 124, 2B 21, 3B 1, HR 7, RBI 47, TB 168, BB 56, SO 75, SB 4, AVG 0.273, OBP 0.354, SLG 0.369, OPS 0.723, WAR 1.7), Aaron Judge RF (GP 106, AB 395, R 63, H 113, 2B 16, 3B 0, HR 26, RBI 63, TB 207, BB 55, SO 117, SB 4, AVG 0.286, OBP 0.375, SLG 0.524, OPS 0.899, WAR 4.1).
Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees Betting Numbers
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games.
New York Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of the NY Yankees’ last 5 games.
Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees Betting Picks
The New York Yankees hold the key to success once again against a weak Minnesota squad. The Yankees are strong from the plate and the top online sportsbook has predicted the Yankees to win with ease.
Score Prediction: Yankees 7, Twins 4.