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Saint Louis Cardinals vs Minnesota Twins 07/28/2020 MLB Tips, Forecast and Baseball Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Saint Louis Cardinals vs Minnesota Twins 07/28/2020 – On Tuesday, Saint Louis Cardinals will take the road to square-off against the Minnesota Twins from Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Cardinals will look for a way to bounce back against the Twins after their last defeat against Pittsburgh Pirates. Minnesota is coming into this game after a huge victory over Chicago White Sox. Minnesota is holding a 2-1 record and they clinched the AL Central division title last year. The Cardinals have the same record and they secured the NL Central division title in 2019. Both teams are strong with their powerful players and this is all set to be a tough game with the baseball betting lines up and running.
Saint Louis Cardinals vs Minnesota Twins 07/28/2020
Saint Louis Cardinals
Saint Louis Cardinals defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates in their last series when they went 2-1 in three games. The Cardinals were unable to sweep the Pirates after losing their last game with a final score of 5-1. Saint Louis had a decent contribution from the plate with its potential hitters. The pitching staff is not too bad either, but they are playing the Twins in this game who is known for creating damage. Saint Louis will need to step up on their performance against the Twins and add more focus on their strategy. Carlos Martinez will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. This will be Martinez’s first career start.
Players to watch: T. Edman SS (GP 3 AB 13 R 0 H 3 2B 0 3B 1 HR 0 RBI 3 TB 5 BB 0 SO 4 SB 0 AVG 0.231 OBP 0.231 SLG 0.385 OPS 0.615 WAR 0), P. Goldschmidt 1B (GP 3 AB 12 R 4 H 5 2B 0 3B 0 HR 1 RBI 1 TB 8 BB 1 SO 1 SB 0 AVG 0.417 OBP 0.462 SLG 0.667 OPS 1.128 WAR 0).
Minnesota Twins are coming in strong after a solid 14-2 victory over Chicago White Sox. The Twins are a powerhouse when it comes to scoring while their equally balanced pitchers provide support. The Twins are averaging nine runs per game in just three games. Nelson Cruz has taken the lead for his team with 10 RBIs and seven hits. Jorge Polanco and Luis Arraez are the other notable players that contributed a combination of five RBIs and eight hits. Minnesota will turn in Homer Bailey as their starting pitcher to get the Cardinals. Bailey has an impressive 13-9 record with 149 strikeouts last season.
Players to watch: M. Kepler CF (GP 3 AB 14 R 2 H 2 2B 0 3B 0 HR 2 RBI 2 TB 8 BB 0 SO 3 SB 0 AVG 0.143 OBP 0.143 SLG 0.571 OPS 0.714 WAR 0), J. Polanco SS (GP 3 AB 13 R 4 H 4 2B 0 3B 0 HR 0 RBI 2 TB 4 BB 1 SO 0 SB 0 AVG 0.308 OBP 0.357 SLG 0.308 OPS 0.665 WAR 0).
Saint Louis Cardinals vs Minnesota Twins Betting Numbers
Saint Louis Cardinals
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Louis’ last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 6 games.
Saint Louis Cardinals vs Minnesota Twins Betting Picks
Saint Louis Cardinals are taking a risk with a fresh pitcher in this game. The Twins have veteran hitters and powerful young potential on their batting squad. Most of the baseball sports betting lines have favored Minnesota to win this game.
Score Prediction: Minnesota Twins 9, Saint Louis Cardinals 4.