Twins vs. Indians MLB Prediction

Twins vs. Indians, 4/27/21 MLB Betting Predictions & DFS Notes

The Indians rallied to beat the Twins in the first game of their series with Minnesota but will Cleveland make it two in a row as an underdog? First pitch is set for 6:10 p.m. ET.

Game Snapshot

963 Minnesota Twins (-110) at 964 Cleveland Indians (+100); o/u 8

6:10 p.m. ET, Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Progressive Field, Cleveland, OH

Minnesota Twins DFS Spin

Byron Buxton was held out of Monday's lineup against the Indians with patella tendinitis. Buxton has been dealing with it throughout the year and has managed to play through it, but it felt a little worse than normal upon waking up on Monday. The Twins are optimistic it's nothing serious, so consider him day-to-day for now.

Cleveland Indians DFS Spin

Aaron Civale surrendered three runs -- two earned -- in 5 1/3 innings Thursday against the Yankees. Civale exited with the score tied 3-3 in the sixth. He was able to keep the Yankees guessing with a six-pitch assortment tonight, but four walks hurt him. One of those was to Mike Ford with two outs in the third, and a Gleyber Torres hit and Josh Naylor error combined to score two runs afterwards. Civale will face the Twins next.

Twins vs. Indians Betting Prediction

The under is 46-20-3 in the last 69 meetings between these two teams and is 6-2-1 in the last nine meetings in Cleveland. The under is also 4-1 in the Twins’ last five games as a favorite, is 5-1-1 in their last seven road games versus an opponent with a losing record and is 18-7-2 in their last 27 games versus an opponent with a losing record. On the other side, the under is 7-3 in the Indians’ last 10 games versus American League Central opponents and is 7-3 in their last 10 games versus a right-handed starter.


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