Minnesota Twins at Boston Red Sox 8/24/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Game: Boston Red Sox vs Minnesota Twins
Date & Time: 8/24/2021, 11:10 PM UTC
Location: Fenway Park,
Address: Boston, MA
Latest Odds: BOS -225 ; O/U 10.5
TV Channel: ESPN+

The Minnesota Twins open a three-game series on the road Tuesday against the Boston Red Sox. Minnesota is 54-70 following a 7-1 loss to the New York Yankees on Saturday. Minnesota's game against the Yankees on Sunday was postponed because of inclement weather. The Twins have lost three straight and are last in the American League Central 17 ½ games behind the first-place Chicago White Sox.

Jorge Polanco is batting .273 to lead Minnesota and the shortstop has 22 home runs, 71 RBIs, 122 hits and an on base percentage of .333 to lead Minnesota in each category. As a team, Minnesota has hit 175 home runs in 124 games. On Tuesday, Minnesota will send Griffin Jax to the mound. The right-hander is 3-1 with an ERA of 5.11, 35 KS and 15 BBs.

Boston is 70-55 following a 10-1 loss to the Texas Rangers on Saturday. Boston's game scheduled on Sunday was postponed and will be played on Monday prior to Boston hosting Minnesota on Tuesday. The Red Sox are third in the American League East seven games behind the first-place Tampa Bay Rays. The Red Sox have lost four out of the last five.

Xander Bogaerts is batting .308 to lead Boston and the shortstop has team highs in hits with 132 and on-base percentage at .377. Third baseman Rafael Devers is the leader in home runs with 29 and RBIs with 89. Boston has not yet announced its starting pitcher for Tuesday's opening game of a three-game series at home against the Minnesota Twins.

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Betting Trends

  • Minnesota is 1-4 in its last 5
  • The OVER has cashed in 7 of the Twins last 9 versus an AL East opponent
  • Boston is 1-4 in its last 5
  • The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Red Sox last 9
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Boston will pick up a victory at home on Tuesday over Minnesota, but the play here is UNDER. The UNDER has cashed in six of Boston's last nine overall and in four of the last five that the Red Sox have played against an opponent from the American League Central. In addition, the UNDER has cashed in eight of the last 12 that Minnesota has played on the road. Final Score Prediction, Boston Red Sox win but our best play is UNDER 5-2.

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