Free MLB Prediction: Twins vs Indians
Major League Baseball betting sees the Minnesota Twins taking on the Cleveland Indians on Thursday October 1 at Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all MLB season long so stay tuned for more FREE MLB baseball predictions.
Minnesota Twins (82-76) at Cleveland Indians (78-79)
Date: Thursday October 1
Time: 7:10 PM
Venue: Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio
MLB Betting Lines: Minnesota Twins +107, Cleveland Indians –117
MLB Betting Total: 7.5
Probable Pitchers: B Minnesota: Tyler Duffey (5-1, 3.14 ERA) Cleveland: Trevor Bauer (11-12, 4.69 ERA)
The Twins conclude this 4-game series in Cleveland and after winning the first 2 games they were blown out last night by the Indians losing 10-2 in the 2nd game of a double-header.
To say they need a win tonight is an understatement, as they are 1.5 games out of the 2nd AL Wild Card berth with 4 games left to play.
With Houston’s 7-6 win over Seattle yesterday the Indians were eliminated from the playoff race. However, with a strong finish they can end the season above .500.
TheTwins are 6-2 in their last 8 games facing the Indians.
The Twins rank tied for 10th in runs scored on the season and they rank 19th in team ERA.
Danny Duffy gets the start for the Twins and he has been lights out as of late going 5-0 with an ERA of only 2.17 in his last 8 starts.
In Duffy’s last start he gave up 2 runs in 6 innings of work in a 6-2 win over the Detroit Tigers. Overall, the Twins have won 7 of their last 8 games with him on the mound.
In his lone start of the season facing the Indians, which came only 1 day after getting called up from the minors, he gave up0 earned runs and only 1 hit in a 4-1 Twins win.
The Indians snapped a 3-game losing streak with a win in the last game in this series. They rank 20th in runs scored and 9th in team ERA.
Trevor Bauer is making his first start in over 2 weeks after spending time in the bullpen after some poor outings. In his last 12 starts he is 3-7 with an ERA of 6.32.
In Bauer’s last start he gave up 6 earned runs in 3 innings in a 9-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers. He did make a relief appearance on September 19th not giving up any earned runs in 1 innings, but Minnesota took the loss in that game.
Bauer is 1-3 with a 6.00 ERA in 6 career starts against the Twins.
In Bauer’s last 5 starts against the Twins the total has gone Over 4 times.
MLB Betting Trends:
* Twins are 4-1 in their last 5 road games.
* Twins are 6-2 in their last 8 games vs. a right-handed starter.
* Indians are 16-7 in their last 23 home games.
* Indians are Indians are 11-4 in their last 15 home games vs. a right-handed starter.
* Indians have an Over record of 20-6-1 in their last 27 home games.
4* Free MLB Betting Prediction: Minnesota
Duffy is red hit and he will lead the Twins to a win tonight.
MLB Baseball Free Score Prediction: Twins 6- Indians 2
The Twins will get the win and keep their playoff hopes alive.
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