Red Sox at Twins 6/17/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Boston Red Sox vs. Minnesota Twins
MLB: 8:10 PM EST
Jun. 17, 2019
Latest Odds : MIN -130 O/U 9.5
On Monday, the Boston Red Sox open a three-game series on the road with American League Central leaders the Minnesota Twins. The Red Sox won their fourth straight on Saturday by defeating the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 at Camden Yards. Boston’s Chris Sale struck out 10 in six strong innings and J.D. Martinez homered for the third straight game in leading the Red Sox to victory.
Minnesota won its third straight after defeating the Kansas City Royals 5-4. C.J. Cron knocked in the go-ahead run for the Twins with a double in the sixth and Jake Odorizzi became the second pitcher in baseball to win 10 games this season as the Twins rallied to win.
J.D. Martinez is leading the Red Sox with a .304 batting average, while Rafael Devers leads in hits with 84. J.D. Martinez leads Boston in home runs with 16, while Xander Bogaerts has the lead in RBIs with 46. Boston is averaging .261 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .241. On Monday, the Red Sox will send Rick Porcello to the mound. The right-hander is 4-6 with an ERA of 4.69, 66 Ks and 24 BBs.
Jorge Polanco leads the Twins with a .333 batting average and in hits with 89. Eddie Rosario leads in home runs with 19 and RBIs with 52. Minnesota has a .273 batting average while opponents are batting .246. On Monday, the Twins will send Jose Berrios to the mound. The right-hander is 8-2 with an ERA of 3.01, 84 Ks and 17 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Boston is 4-0 in its last 5
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Red Sox last 6 on the road
Minnesota is 38-15 in its last 53
The OVER has cashed in 7 of the Twins last 10
Free Betting Pick: Boston Red Sox +120
Boston enters this series on a roll having won four straight through Saturday. J.D. Martinez has come to life with a home run in each of the last three games for Boston. The Red Sox have won each of the last 6 on the road and 7 of the last 9 versus an opponent from the American League Central. Final Score Prediction, Boston Red Sox win 6-4.