Twins vs. Red Sox Prediction
After pulling away from the Kansas City Royals on Saturday, can the Boston Red Sox wrap up another win over KC today at 1:05PM ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Sunday, July 29, 2018
1:05PM ET – Fenway Park
TV: FSN (Min); NESN (Bos)
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers, the Red Sox are favored at home today, as they are getting odds of -140 to win. The Twins are listed with a money line of +120 to prevail, while the over/under total has been set at 9 runs. The public betting for this game currently has 84 percent going on Minnesota on the orad. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Twins fall again
The Twins suffered a 10-4 loss to the Red Sox in Boston on Saturday. Minnesota is now 48-55 overall and 19-33 on the road. The Twins are putting up 4.55 runs per game this year while allowing 4.67 per contest.
The Twins give the ball to Jose Berrios this afternoon. He has a 10-7 record this year through 21 starts with a 3.48 ERA and a 1.00 WHIP. Berrios has pitched a total of 134.1 innings this year and he has 136 strikeouts with 30 walks.
Red Sox get back-to-back wins
The Red Sox seem to be back on track following a 10-4 victory for the second straight win. Boston is now 73-33 overall and 36-14 at home. Boston is putting up 5.30 runs per game this year while allowing 3.70 per contest.
Newly acquired Nathan Eovaldi gets a start for the Red Sox today. He comes over from Tampa Bay where he started 10 games and has a 3-4 record with a 4.26 ERA and a 0.98 WHIP. He had 53 strikeouts and eight walks over 57.0 innings.
MLB Betting Trends
The Twins have won 14 of their last 18 games against AL East opponents, but they have lost 10 of their last 14 against winning teams.
The Red Sox have won six straight Game 4’s in a series and they have also won eight of their last 10 against AL Central opponents.
Berrios has been a good pitcher this year, but trending a little on the downside over his last five starts. Eovaldi comes in for the Red Sox today looking to provide a spark to the rotation. Out of his last five starts, four have seen him give up two runs or less. He did have a really poor outing against Minnesota two weeks ago, but I think he will rebound with a stronger lineup behind him.
The Pick: Boston Red Sox -140