This Friday, baseball betting fans get to enjoy a Game One double-header in the MLB series. However, we will be focusing on the Detroit Tigers taking on the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Therefore, we give you our Tigers vs Twins Betting Pick from our baseball prediction experts.
At first glance, the Detroit Tigers look good as they have won their last 6 out of 7 games. However, they were unable to hold on to their lead after losing to Milwaukee 8-5 last Wednesday. On the other hand, the Minnesota Twins had the day off yesterday but can win against the Tigers?
Tigers vs. Twins Betting Prediction and Analysis for 9/04/2020
According to sports betting odds analysts, the Twins are hoping to move into second place in the AL Central. However, the Tigers have Matthew Boyds (1-4, 7.27 ERA) who is in the starting roster. In his last 15 innings, he let 6 runs go and struck out 21 batters.
The Detroit Tigers obviously want to win this series as well and they are only 5 games away from third place.
The latest MLB Betting news report have the Twins winning their last 14 of 18 games at home. In addition, they are currently 1.5 games off the pace in the AL Central Division race. In addition, last Wednesday, Josh Donaldson came back from the injury list. During the game, he hit a pair of runs to give the Twins an 8-1 victory over Chicago.
Furthermore, they also have Jose Berrios (3-3) who struck out 8 batters and gave away one run in 6 innings. Needless to say, the Twins are looking good and will have the home advantage.
However, the Detroit Tigers do have an excellent offense with 32 runs in their last 5 games. Especially when comparing it to Minnesota who only had 20 runs in their last 5 games.
Tigers vs Twins Betting Pick
Game time: 09/04/2020 at 2:10 PM EDT
Bet on the Detroit Tigers at +160
We predict that the Minnesota Twins will lose Game One of this series. It is true that their offense has been excellent in their last three games with 16 runs. Furthermore, during their last series against the Tiger, they got a total of 6 runs. Therefore, they will not have any problems scoring against the Tigers.
However, the Tigers will not have any problems scoring against the Twins either. Furthermore, they rank 12 on OPS and 15 in run scored against the Twins who rank 22 in OPS. Therefore, it will be a close game with Detroit winning 4-3 against the Twins.