Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros Odds & Info
|Game||Minnesota Twins vs Houston Astros|
|Date & Time||Friday June 11, 2021, 8:10 PM (EDT)|
Target Field Minneapolis, MN
HOU -115 ; O/U 9
The Houston Astros open a three-game series on the road Friday against the Minnesota Twins. Houston is 35-26 following an 8-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday. Right-hander Jake Odorizzi won his first game since 2019 and Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve each homered. The Astros have won three straight, four of the last five and are second in the American League West only one game behind the first place Oakland Athletics.
Yuli Gurriel is batting .335 to lead Houston and the first baseman has team highs in RBIs with 43, hits with 69 and on-base percentage at .406. Shortstop Carlos Correa is the leader in home runs with 11 and Houston as a team has hit 72 home runs in 61 games. On Friday, Houston will send Jose Urquidy to the mound. The right-hander is 4-3 with an ERA of 3.76, 47 Ks and 10 BBs.
Minnesota is 24-37 following a 9-6 loss to the New York Yankees on Wednesday. The Twins had lost two straight and six of the last eight. Minnesota is last in the American League Central 13 games behind first-place Chicago. Jorge Polanco and Miguel Sano hit home runs for Minnesota in the loss but Randy Dobnak dropped to 1-6 after allowing eight runs on 11 hits including four home runs.
Nelson Cruz is batting .279 to lead Minnesota and the designated hitter has team highs in hits with 50 and on-base percentage at .353. First baseman Miguel Sano is the leader in home runs with 12 and RBIs with 30. Minnesota has hit 86 home runs in its first 61 games. On Friday, Minnesota will send Matt Shoemaker to the mound. The right-hander is 2-7 with an ERA of 7.28, 34 Ks and 21 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends
- Houston is 8-2 in its last 10
- The OVER has cashed in 10 of the Astros last 15 on the road
- Minnesota is 2-6 in the last 8
- The OVER has cashed in 34 of the Twins last 51
Free MLB Pick:
Houston has dominated this matchup winning 17 of the last 24 against Minnesota, but the play here OVER. The OVER has cashed in 34 of Minnesota's last 51 overall and in 15 of the last 21 that the Twins have played at home. In addition, the OVER has cashed in 10 of Houston's last 15 played on the road. Houston is first in runs scored in baseball with 328 and has the best team batting average at .271. Final Score Prediction, Houston Astros win but our best to play is OVER 9-4.