Free MLB Prediction: Twins vs Indians Odds
Major League Baseball betting sees the Minnesota Twins taking on the Cleveland Indians on Monday September 28th at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all MLB season long so stay tuned for more FREE MLB baseball predictions.
Minnesota Twins (80-75) at Cleveland Indians (77-77)
Date: September 28th
Time: 7:10 PM
Venue: Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio
MLB Betting Lines: Minnesota Twins +143, Cleveland Indians -153
MLB Betting Total:7.5
Probable Pitchers: Twins RH Phil Hughes (11-9, 4.43 ERA) vs. Indians RH Corey Kluber (8-15, 3.55)
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Major Wild Card implications take place inside Progressive Field Monday night as the Twins and Indians begin a major 4 game set.
Currently the Twins sit 1.5 games behind Houston for the 2nd Wild Card and also have to jump the Angels in the standings.
While Cleveland is a long shot, they sit just 4.0 games behind the Astros and will likely need a sweep here if they have any hope of sneaking back into a legit threatening position.
The Twins are not just going to need to string together wins down the final week of the season, but they’ll also need some help from the Athletics and Mariners over the next couple days.
Minnesota comes in winners of 5 of their last 7 and will send RH Phil Hughes to the hill.
Hughes defeated these Indians last Wednesday as he pitched 5.0 scoreless innings en route to a win. It was Hughes’ first win since returning from his back issues that caused him to miss some time.
The RH has some career success against Cleveland as he is 6-3 with a modest 3.95 ERA over 11 starts.
Minnesota has struggled away from home this year as they sit at just 34-43 S.U.
The Indians playoff hopes took a major hit yesterday as they dropped a 3-0 decision in the series finale against the Royals. While the Indians are winning series’, they’re going to need sweeps here on out if they hope to make one last run at the Astros.
Cleveland has won 3 of it’s last 4 and got OF Michael Brantley back in the lineup Sunday which will be key for this final stretch.
Brantley is .312 on the year with 15 homeruns and 84 RBIs.
The Indians will send former Cy Young Award Winner Corey Kluber to the hill. Kluber looks to avoid his 16th loss on the year and hasn’t even came close to pitching as bad as has 8-15 record indicates.
Kluber was dropped by the Twins last time out as he allowed 4 runs on 5 hits in 3.2 innings of work.
Kluber is 6-3 with an ERA of 3.49 in 14 career starts against Minnesota.
MLB Betting Trends:
- Twins are 5-2 in their last 7 games on grass.
- Twins are 2-5 in their last 7 road games vs. a team with a losing home record.
- Twins are 2-8 in their last 10 when their opponent scores 2 runs or less in their previous game.
- Indians are 4-1 in their last 5 Monday games.
- Indians are 7-2 in their last 9 home games vs. a right-handed starter.
- Indians are 9-3 in their last 12 home games vs. a team with a winning record.
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The Indians know they need pretty much every win from here on out. Even then, the post season will be tough to make. That being said, this team has showed grit and fight and their Ace Corey Kluber turns in a dominating performance Monday.
MLB Baseball Free Score Prediction: Cleveland 7- Minnesota 1
The Indians start this final home stand off on the right foot as Minnesota’s Wild Card trek takes a step back in the series opener.
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