Astros vs. Twins Pick
Can the Minnesota Twins find a way to compete with the Houston Astros when the two meet up tonight at 8:10PM ET?
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Location: Target Field – Minneapolis, Minnesota
Weather: Partly Cloudy, 41 degrees, 10mph Winds
Time: 8:10PM ET
According to oddsmakers at YouWager, Houston is favored on the road today, as the Astros are getting odds of -155 to win against Minnesota. The Twins are getting a money line of +140 at home. The over/under total is currently listed at 8 runs.
The pitching matchup for today’s game features Dallas Keuchel on the mound for the Astros to face Jake Odorizzi of the Rays. Keuchel is 0-1 through two starts. He has allowed four earned runs over 11 innings of work and has allowed 12 hits with five walks and seven strikeouts. Odorizzi hasn’t recorded a decision through two starts. He has pitched 10.1 innings and allowed three runs on seven hits with five walks and seven strikeouts.
PUBLIC BETTING INFORMATION
The public betting for this game is behind the Astros. Houston is getting 78 percent of the wagers on the road against the Twins.
Neither team has nobody new listed on the injury report for today’s contest.
These two opened their series on Monday with Houston earning a 2-0 win over the Twins. Justin Verlander had a dominant start, pitching seven scoreless innings for the Astros to earn his second win. He allowed just four hits with one walk and nine strikeouts. Marwin Gonzalez and J.D. Davis drove in the lone runs in the game while Carlos Correa had two hits and scored both runs.
Lance Lynn pitched five scoreless innings in a start for the Twins. He allowed three hits with four walks and nine strikeouts. The Minnesota bullpen allowed two runs over four innings. Jason Castro led the Twins at the plate with a pair of hits.
Houston is returning where it left off last season behind its stellar pitching. The Astros are giving up just 2.27 runs per game thus far and that should continue tonight against a Minnesota lineup that isn’t too impressive. The Twins’ pitching isn’t bad but Houston has the capability to manufacture runs a lot more efficiently that Minnesota.
MLB PREDICTIONS: HOUSTON ASTROS -155