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Indians at Twins 8/1/20 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Indians Odds & Info

Game Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Indians
Date & Time Saturday August 1, 2020, 7:10 PM (EDT)
Location
Target Field Minneapolis, MI
Latest odds
MIN -120 ; O/U 8.5
TV Channel
FSN

The Cleveland Indians play the third game of a four-game series on the road Saturday against American League Central rival the Minnesota Twins. Cleveland opened the series against Minnesota on Thursday with a 2-0 win. With the victory, Cleveland improved to 5-2 on the season and sits in first place in the division. Shane Bieber tossed 13 strikeouts and tied a record for strikeouts through the first two starts of a season with 27. 

Jose Ramirez is leading Cleveland in hitting with a batting average of .440 and in hits with 11. Francisco Lindor is leading Cleveland in home runs with two and RBIs with six. Ramirez has also hit two home runs for Cleveland. On Saturday, the Indians will send Carlos Carrasco to the mount. The right-hander is 1-0 with an ERA of 3.00, 10 Ks and 1 BBs.

Minnesota’s loss to Cleveland on Thursday snapped a three-game winning streak for the Twins. Minnesota's hitters could not catch up to Beiber’s fastball. Jose Berrios suffered the loss four Minnesota and fell to 0-1 in two starts. Minnesota's only real threat of the game was in the sixth inning after a pair of two-out singles but Josh Donaldson was fanned for the third out leaving both runners on base. 

Luis Arraez Is leading the Minnesota Twins in hitting with a batting average of .389. Nelson Cruz is leading Minnesota in home runs with 3, RBIs with 11 and hits with eight. On Saturday, Minnesota will send Kenta Maeda to the mound. The right-hander is 1-0 with an ERA of 3.60, 6 Ks and 1 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Cleveland is 5-2 in its last 7
  • The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Indians last 7
  • Minnesota is 4-3 in its last 7
  • The UNDER has cashed in 11 of the Twins last 15 versus Cleveland

Free MLB Pick:

Cleveland Indians +100

Cleveland is playing excellent baseball at the moment with much of its success due to its starting rotation. Shane Bieber has started the season 2-0 and has thrown 27 strikeouts in his two starts. In addition, Saturday starter Carlos Carrasco had 10 Ks in his first start of the season. The Indians have won five of their last seven overall, while Minnesota has lost 7 of its last 9 versus an opponent from the American League. Final Score Prediction, Cleveland Indians win 4-2.

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