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(58-55) Houston Astros vs. Minnesota Twins (46-67)
Date: Thursday, August 11, 2016
Time: 1:10 PM ET
Venue: Target Field Minneapolis, Minnesota
Projected Pitchers: Doug Fister vs. Jose Berrios
MLB Moneyline Odds: OFF
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: OFF
MLB Betting Total: OFF
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The Astros recently snapped a 3-game skid and they are in 3rd place in the AL West several games back of the Texas Rangers.
The Twins have been playing well for the last couple of weeks, but they are still in the basement of the AL Central. Minnesota is tied with Tampa Bay for the fewest wins in the AL.
The Astros have had solid pitching this season, but they have struggled at the plate only ranking 19th in the Majors in team ERA.
Doug Fister (10-7 3.47 ERA) goes for the Astros in this game and in his last outing he went 6 innings and only gave up 1 earned run in a 3-2 loss to the Texas Rangers. Houston has lost 2 of his last 3 starts.
In Fister’s last 2 starts he has only given up 1 earned run.
The Astros are 7-1 in Fister’s last 8 road starts.
Fister has not faced the Twins this season.
Houston had lost 5 straight on the road before beating the Twins in the 2nd game of this 4-game series.
Unlike the Astros the Twins have been solid at the plate, but only rank 28th in the Majors in team ERA.
Jose Berrios (2-2 8.31 ERA) gets the nod for the Twins and in his last outing he gave up 4 earned runs in 5 innings of work in a 7-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. Minnesota has lost 3 of his last 4 starts.
Berrios has given up 14 earned runs in his last 3 starts.
One of Berrios’ better starts this season came facing the Astros when he gave up 2 earned runs on 3 hits in 5 innings in a 6-2 Minnesota win.
Berrios only has 6 starts this season and the Twins have only won 2 of those starts.
The Twins are several games under .500 at home this season.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Rays are 1-6 in their last 7 road games.
- Astros are 3-9 in their last 12 overall.
- Astros are 1-4 in their last 5 road games.
- Twins are 7-3 in their last 10 overall.
- Twins are 5-2 in their last 7 vs. a team with a winning record.
- Twins are 6-2 in their last 8 vs. teams from the American League West.
Free Houston Astros vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Prediction:
Fister has been solid as of late and the Astros will give him some support and they will take this game.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Houston ML and OVER the Number
The Astros will get to Barrios in this game and the total will go Over.
MLB Free Score Prediction: Houston 7 – Minnesota 3
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