Marlins vs. Twins Prediction
Will it be a high-scoring game tonight when the Twins host the Marlins at 8:10PM ET?
According to the oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Twins are -131 money line favorites over the Marlins, who are +121 money line underdogs for tonight’s game. The total, meanwhile, is sitting at 9.5 runs with Tom Koehler set to face Ervin Santana in the pitching matchup.
MIAMI: The Marlins are just 1-4 in their last five games overall and 1-4 in their last five road games. They’re also 3-8 in their last 11 interleague games, are 2-14 in their last 16 interleague road games and are 1-7 in their last eight interleague road games versus a right-handed starter. They’re just 1-6 in Koehler’s last seven starts and 0-4 in his last four starts coming off five days of rest as well.
MINNESOTA: The Twins have been equally as bad, losing 10 of Santana’s last 11 starts overall and 0-6 in his last six home starts. They’re also 2-7 in their last nine games versus National League East opponents and are 2-10 in their last 12 games versus a starter with a WHIP greater than 1.30.
OUR PREDICTION: With both teams struggling, take the over, which is 3-1-1 in the last five meetings between these two teams. The over is also 4-0 in the Marlins’ last four road games, is 4-1 in the Marlins’ last five games overall, and is 6-2 in their last eight interleague games. The over is also 12-3-3 in the Twins’ last 18 interleague games and 11-4 in their last 15 games following a win.
THURSDAY MLB FREE PICK: MARLINS/TWINS OVER 9.5