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Looking for Tampa Bay Rays vs. Minnesota Twins free MLB predictions? MLB betting sees the Rays taking on the Twins on Saturday, August 14th, 2021 at Target Field in Minneapolis, MN. Cappers picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all MLB baseball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE daily MLB predictions like this Rays Twins free pick.
2021 MLB Handicapping
(71-45) Tampa Bay Rays vs. Minnesota Twins (50-66)
Date: Saturday, August 14th, 2021
Time: 8:10 PM ET
Venue: Target Field, Minneapolis, MN
Projected Pitchers: Michael Wacha (TB) vs. Kenta Maeda (MIN)
MLB Moneyline Odds: Rays +120 | Twins -140
MLB RunLine Betting Odds: Rays -1.5 (+160)
MLB Baseball Gambling Total: O/U: 9.5
The Minnesota Twins will host the Tampa Bay Rays in the first game of a three-game series on Friday.
Nelson Cruz homered in his return to Minnesota and the Tampa Bay Rays moved to a season-high 26 games over .500 with a 10–4 win over the Twins on Friday night.
Tampa Bay Rays
The Tampa Bay Rays have won 10 of their last 13 games and hold a 5-game lead in the American League East with a 70-45 record.
The Rays are 22nd in MLB with a .236 batting average but are 4th in scoring averaging 5.2 runs per game.
Brandon Lowe leads the team with 26 home runs on the season and is second on the club with 65 RBI’s. Austin Meadows has also been a force in the lineup, ranking 8th in the MLB with 77 RBI’s and second on the team with 21 home runs.
After reaching the postseason in 2017, 2019, and 2020, the Minnesota Twins came into this season with high hopes.
The Twins won 5 of their first 7 games in 2021, but things fell apart shortly after, as the team lost 26 of their next 35 games and never recovered.
The Twins are currently 4th in the American League Central with a 50-65 record.
Minnesota has been a strong offensive team for most of the year, ranking 13th with 4.6 runs per game, 12th with a .242 batting average, and 3rd with 163 home runs.
MLB Baseball Betting Trends:
- Rays are 71-45 overall
- Rays are 36-23 on the road
- Rays are 17-5 against teams with a losing record
- Twins are 50-66 overall
- Twins are 26-32 at home
Tampa Bay Rays vs. Minnesota Twins MLB Prediction:
The Twins have had a decent stretch over the week, but so have the Rays. Tampa Bay has been one of the most consistent teams in MLB all season long and has handled the teams they are supposed to beat.
Tampa Bay showed that on Friday as they won in dominating fashion.
Take the Rays on Saturday.
4* Free MLB Betting Pick: Rays -1.5
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