|MLB Twins vs. Red Sox Picks & Predictions for June 17, 2014|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Tuesday, 17 June 2014 15:01|
Twins vs. Red Sox Free Pick
BOSTON, MA (ATS Consultants) – Bettors looking for a solid underdog play tonight in baseball should check out the Twins, who visit the Red Sox at 7:10PM ET.
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Red Sox are -154 money line favorites over the Twins, who are +142 money line underdogs. The total, meanwhile, is currently sitting at 8.5 runs.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Red Sox opened as -152 money line favorites but their line has jumped ot -154, while the Twins’ odds have gone from +140 up to +142. As for the total, it opened at 8.5 and has been bet down to 8 at some books and has stayed at 8.5 at others.
PITCHING MATCHUP: The Twins will toss Phil Hughes, who is 7-2 with a 3.17 ERA, while the Red Sox will counter with Jon Lester, who is 7-7 with a 3.33 ERA. Minnesota is 32-36 on the year and 17-19 on the road, while Boston enters play with a 32-38 record and is 18-19 at home.
MLB FREE PICK: Take Minnesota. According to latest MLB trends, the Twins are 5-1 in their last six road games versus a left-handed starter and 6-0 in Hughes’ last six road starts. They’re also 9-1 in Hughes’ last 10 starts, 8-0 in his last eight starts as an underdog and 7-1 in his last eight starts following a quality start in his last appearance. On the other side, the Red Sox are just 1-4 in their last five games following a win, 2-8 in their last 10 when their opponent allows two runs or less in their previous game and 4-11 in their last 15 games versus AL Central opponents.
MLB FREE PICK: MINNESOTA TWINS +142