|Game||Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers|
|Date & Time||Tuesday September 25, 2018, 8:10 PM (EDT)|
MIN -167 O/U 9.5
On Tuesday, the Detroit Tigers open a three-game series on the road against the Minnesota Twins. Detroit is off Monday and lost to the Kansas City Royals on Sunday 3-2. The Tigers completed their home schedule finishing 38-43 winning four more games this season at home than last. JaCoby Jones did not play for Detroit due to a shoulder injury and is not expected back on Tuesday.
Minnesota snapped a two-game losing streak by beating the Oakland A’s on Sunday 5-1. The Twins delayed the A’s clinching of a wildcard spot for another day. The win raised the Twins road record for the season to a dismal 29-52. Twins’ Jake Cave smacked a two-run home run during the first inning. Joe Mauer had two hits and could retire at season’s end but will finish with six straight home games.
Nicholas Castellanos leads Detroit with a .302 batting average and team highs in home runs with 22, RBIs with 86 and hits with 180. Detroit has a team batting average of .242 while opposing hitters are averaging .256 at the plate against Tigers pitching. On Tuesday, the Tigers will send Spencer Turnbull to the mound. The right-hander this season is 0-1 with an ERA of 10.80, 3 Ks and 1 BBs.
Eddie Rosario leads Minnesota with a .288 batting average and team highs in hits with 161, home runs with 24 and RBIs with 77. Minnesota has a team batting average of .247, while opposing hitters are averaging .258 at the plate against Twins pitching. On Tuesday, the Twins will send Kohl Stewart to the mound. The right-hander this season is 2-1 with an ERA of 4.40, 19 Ks and 18 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends
Detroit has won 2 of its last 7 versus AL Central teams
The OVER has cashed in 4 of the Tigers last 5 on the road
Minnesota has won 5 of its last 7 overall
The OVER has cashed in 5 of the Twins last 7 versus AL Central teams
Minnesota has won each of the last 4 head to head meetings with Detroit and 6 of the last 8 at home against the Tigers. Minnesota has been successful of late winning 15 of the last 19 at home against teams with losing records. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Twins win high scoring over game 6-5.