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Minnesota Twins at St. Louis Cardinals 8/1/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

St. Louis Cardinals vs Minnesota Twins Odds & Info

Game St. Louis Cardinals vs Minnesota Twins
Date & Time Sunday August 1, 2021, 2:15 PM (EDT)
Location
Busch Stadium St. Louis, MO
Latest odds
STL -135 ; O/U 8
TV Channel
FSMW

The Minnesota Twins conclude a three-game interleague series on the road Sunday against the St Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Minnesota’s struggles continued as the Twins dropped to 43-61 following a 5-1 loss to St Louis in the opening game of this series on Friday. The Twins have lost three straight and five of the last 6 and Minnesota is last in the American League Central 18 games behind the first-place Chicago White Sox.

Jorge Polanco is batting .270 to lead Minnesota and the shortstop is the leader in RBIs with 51 and hits with 99. First baseman Miguel Sano is the leader in home runs with 17 and Josh Donaldson is the leader in on-base percentage at .369. On Sunday, Minnesota will send Michael Pineda to the mound. The right-hander is 4-5 with an ERA of 3.86, 64 Ks and 16 BBs.

St. Louis improved to 52-51 following its victory on Friday over the Twins. The Cardinals have won three of the last four and moved to within 9 ½ games of the first place Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Central. In Friday's victory, Tommy Edman had three RBIs with a bases-loaded double, while starter Wade LeBlanc pitched into the sixth inning.

Paul Goldschmidt is batting .272 to lead St Louis and the first baseman has team highs in hits with 106 and on-base percentage at 342. Third baseman Nolan Arenado is the leader in home runs with 20 and RBIs with 62. On Sunday, the St Louis Cardinals will send Adam Wainwright to the mound. The right-hander is 8-6 with an ERA of 3.51, 119 Ks and 34 BBs.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Minnesota is 1-5 in its last 6
  • The OVER has cashed in 7 of the Twins last 11 interleague games
  • St. Louis is 6-1 in its last 7 at home
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Cardinals last 7 at home

Free MLB Pick:

under 8

St Louis starting pitcher Adam Wainwright is coming off a strong outing in which the right-hander held the Cleveland Indians to two runs on four hits in seven innings pitched with eight strikeouts and two walks. St Louis won the game 4-2 and therefore the play here is UNDER. The UNDER has cashed in nine of the last 13 meetings between the two played in St Louis and in 15 of the last 19 overall between the two. Final Score Prediction, St Louis Cardinals win but our best to play is UNDER 5-1

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