Twins vs Tigers Picks and Prediction – 4/14/2024

By: Dylan Hellebrand |

Last Updated: 04/13/2024 at 10:45 PM ET

Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers 04/14/24 - MLB Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 4/14/2024, 5:40 PM UTC
Latest Odds: DET -110 ; O/U 8.5

On Sunday, the Minnesota Twins (4-6) face off against the Detroit Tigers (7-4) at Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan. Gio Urshela, Kerry Carpenter and Jake Rogers each had RBI singles in the 9th inning for the Tigers in their 5-3 win over Pittsburgh. Stay up to date with our expert's MLB Picks.

Detroit comes into this matchup on a one-game winning streak, but has dropped three of their last five games before their series opener against Minnesota. Riley Greene is currently the top home run hitter for the Detroit Tigers, having hit 3 home runs this season. Following him is Mark Canha, who has hit 2 home runs so far. The players with the most RBIs for the team are Riley Greene and Carson Kelly, both with 5 RBIs each. Gio Urshela is leading the team in batting average with an impressive .387 in the 9 games played this season. In their most recent five games, the Detroit Tigers have allowed an average of 5 runs. They are currently positioned in third place in the AL Central Division standings, trailing Cleveland by a game and a half for the top spot. The Tigers are aiming to continue their winning streak as they face off against a struggling Minnesota team. On average, the Tigers score 3.4 runs per game.

Minnesota enters this game on a one-game winning streak, but has dropped four of their last five games prior to their series opener against Detroit. Edouard Julien was the star of the game against the Dodgers, hitting two home runs for the Twins in a close 3-2 victory. He currently leads Minnesota in home runs this season with a total of three, while Ryan Jeffers follows closely behind with two home runs. The top RBI producers for the Twins so far are Byron Buxton and Ryan Jeffers, who have both recorded 5 RBIs each this season. Carlos Correa and Alex Kirillof have been leading the Twins in batting average, both hitting .324 this season. In their last five games, Minnesota has been allowing an average of 3.8 runs and currently holds the fourth spot in the AL Central Division standings, trailing four games behind Cleveland for the top spot. Despite their position in the standings, the Twins are eager to extend their winning streak and improve their overall performance this season. On average, the team scores 2.9 runs per game, and they are determined to climb up the division standings with strong offensive and defensive play.

Our Free MLB Pick for Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins

In this upcoming game, Bailey Ober will be the starting pitcher for Minnesota, having yet to secure a win this season with an ERA of 12.79. Jack Flaherty will take the mound for Detroit, also seeking his first win with a 5.25 ERA. Despite Minnesota's recent struggles, they are optimistic after a recent victory against a tough opponent like the Dodgers. Detroit, on the other hand, will rely on their strong hitters to make an impact early in the game. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Twins win 6-5.

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