Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees 08/20/2021 Analysis, Odds and Betting Picks
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Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees 08/20/2021 – Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees enter their second game of a four-game series from the Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York. The Twins struggled to get past New York’s powerful batting unit and they continue to remain at the fourth spot in the AL Central Division play. New York Yankees are on fire as they stay a couple of games ahead of the Boston Red Sox in the second positing. The MLB picks and predictions are against the Twins as they remain in favor of the Yankees to win this second game.
Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees 08/20/2021
The Minnesota Twins declined further after giving up seven runs and scoring five in their series opener. The Twins are now holding a 54-65 record on the season and are struggling to get past opponents in the AL Central. Charlie Barnes will be sent to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding a 0-2 record on the season with an ERA of 4.91. Jorge Polanco is the leading batsman with an average of .271. The shortstop has 21 home runs and 67 hits with an on-base percentage of .333.
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 0.9).
New York Yankees
The New York Yankees might have started out bad but they had a strong comeback. The Yankees won their 70th game last night extending their winning streak to seven. New York is now five games behind the Bay Rays at the top. Nestor Cortes Jr. will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. The southpaw is holding an ERA of 2.55 with 53 Ks in total. Nestor has a 1-1 record on the season. Aaron Judge is the leader in batting with an average of .285 and 26 home runs. DJ LeMahieu is the other notable player from the plate.
Players to watch : DJ LeMahieu 2B (GP 115, AB 460, R 57, H 124, 2B 21, 3B 1, HR 7, RBI 47, TB 168, BB 56, SO 76, SB 4, AVG 0.27, OBP 0.351, SLG 0.365, OPS 0.716, WAR 1.5), Aaron Judge RF (GP 107, AB 396, R 63, H 113, 2B 16, 3B 0, HR 26, RBI 63, TB 207, BB 58, SO 117, SB 5, AVG 0.285, OBP 0.378, SLG 0.523, OPS 0.901, WAR 4.4).
Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees Betting Numbers
Twins are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
New York Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees’ last 6 games.
Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees Betting Picks
The sportsbook for MLB has predicted the Yankees to continue their success and get past the Twins. New York has some of the best hitters on their team while the Twins are just the opposite with a weak pitching staff.
Score Prediction: Yankees 5, Twins 1.