Cleveland Indians at Minnesota Twins Free Pick

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The Cleveland Indians will commence their season versus their division rival Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Fox Sports North will showcase the matchup and the opening pitch is scheduled for 2:10 p.m. ET.

Cleveland Indians vs. Minnesota Twins Odds

Minnesota (receiving +105 odds) is the home-team underdog to Cleveland and Vegas has put the Over/Under for this day game at 8 runs (-105 for the over and -115 for the under). Bettors can also wager on the game’s spread with the current runline odds standing at +130 for the Indians -1.5 runs and -150 for the Twins +1.5.

Trevor Bauer is projected to get the start for Cleveland. The right-handed Bauer recorded 221 strikeouts over 175 innings last year (27 starts) while finishing the season 12-6 overall with a 2.21 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP. He made three starts against Minnesota in 2018 and put together a 2-1 record against the Twins with a 2.50 ERA and 25 strikeouts.

The Twinkies are turning to righty Jake Odorizzi, who recorded 162 strikeouts in 164 innings last year (32 starts). Odorizzi finished the season 7-10 overall with a 4.49 ERA and a 1.34 WHIP. He recorded five starts against Cleveland a year ago and assembled a 0-3 record with a 7.23 ERA and 18 strikeouts.

The Indians have lost 1.0 units and are 0-1 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher this season. The over has hit in zero of those games, compared to one that’ve hit the under against righty starters. On the other hand, the Twins have netted 1.0 units and are 1-0 ATS when facing a right-handed starting pitcher.

Indians at Twins MLB Pick

Predictions: SU Winner – Twins, ATS Winner – Twins, O/U – UNDER

Betting Trends

  • The Twins went 9-10 SU against the Indians last season.
  • The Indians’ bullpen managed an ERA of 3.12 against the Twins last year.