Blue Jays vs. Twins MLB Prediction
Will the Blue Jays take the series against the Twins with a win today in Minnesota at 2:10PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Blue Jays are -170 money line favorites over the Twins, who have odds of +150 to pull off the upset today at home. With Marcus Stroman set to face Phil Hughes in the pitching matchup, the over/under is sitting at 8.5 for today's game.
The Blue Jays have won six of Stroman's last seven road starts and are also 8-2 in his last 10 outings coming off four days of rest. They've also won six of his last eight starts against a team with a losing record and are 15-6 in his last 21 starts overall.
As for the Twins, they've lost all five of Hughes' last five starts and are winless at 0-9 in his last nine outings following a team loss in their previous game. They're also just 1-4 in his last five starts with four days of rest in between.
OUR PICK: The Twins are just 1-8 in their last nine home games and 1-8 in their last nine contests versus the American League East. They're also 1-7 in their last eight games versus a team with a losing record and have lost all eight of their last eight home games when facing a right-handed starter. Following their win on Saturday, the Blue Jays are 44-17 in their last 61 games versus the Twins and have taken 21 of 30 in Minnesota. Lay the -1.5 on the runline because Toronto should win running away.
SUNDAY MLB FREE PICK: TORONTO BLUE JAYS -1.5 (+100)