Indians vs. Twins Sunday Prediction
The Twins were able to snap their losing streak on Saturday with a victory over the Indians but will now attempt to salvage a series split when these AL Central rivals meet again at 2:10 p.m. ET on Sunday. What’s the best play for bettors today?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Sunday, August 11, 2019
2:10 p.m. ET, Target Field, Minneapolis, MN
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Public Betting Trends
According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 71% of the betting tickets are on the Twins to beat the Indians on the moneyline.
Cleveland Indians Fantasy Spin
Yasiel Puig went 3-for-4 with a solo homer in the Indians’ loss to the Twins on Saturday. Puig launched his first long ball in an Indians uniform, a solo homer off Twins reliever Sergio Romo in the seventh inning, and recorded his second consecutive three-hit performance in this one. The 28-year-old outfielder has posted four multi-hit efforts in 10 games since being dealt to Cleveland at last month’s major-league trade deadline. He owns a .263/.315/.485 triple-slash line with 56 runs scored, 23 home runs, 66 RBI and 16 stolen bases in 445 plate appearances. He's on track to record the first 20-homer, 20-steal campaign of his big-league career
Minnesota Twins Fantasy Spin
Max Kepler slugged his 32nd home run of the season to power the Twins to a 4-1 victory over the Indians on Saturday. Kepler sliced an opposite-field solo homer off Indians starter Adam Plutko in the fifth inning. It was his lone hit in four at-bats The 26-year-old slugger has blossomed into an elite power hitter and is on pace to eclipse the 40-homer plateau this season. He owns a .264/.339/.549 triple-slash line with 79 runs scored, 78 RBI and one stolen base in 487 plate appearances. He’s a virtual lock to be selected within the top 50 picks in fantasy drafts next spring.
MLB Betting Trends
The Indians are 13-3 in their last 16 road games despite losing last night in Minnesota.
The Twins have won 35 of their last 52 games at Target Field when facing a right-handed starter.
The Indians have won nine of their last 11 road games when facing a right-handed starter, are 16-5 in their last 21 games following a loss and are 113-54 in their last 167 divisional matchups. Meanwhile, the Twins have dropped five of Jose Berrio’s last seven starts, are 0-5 in his last five outings when facing an opponent with a winning record and are 1-4 in their last five home games.
The Pick: Cleveland Indians +120