Braves vs Twins Prediction MLB Picks Today 6/27
- Jun 27, 2023, 2:17:48 AM
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Minnesota Twins vs Atlanta Braves – Expert Analysis & Prediction
The Minnesota Twins are set to face off against the Atlanta Braves at Truist Park on June 27, 2023, at 4:20 PM. The Braves beat the Twins 4-1 in the first game of the series so the Twins will look to even this series. Check out this article prediction.
Minnesota Twins – Team Insight
Joe Ryan is the right-handed pitcher for the Twins and has an 8-4 record with a 2.98 ERA. With a WHIP of 0.91 over 93.2 innings, and 100 strikeouts, he is showing great form and is expected to slow down the Braves' offense.
The Twins have been struggling offensively. Byron Buxton, one of their best hitters, has only managed 13 home runs and a .206 average. The team has a batting average of .232 with 103 home runs and an OBP of .310.
Jose De Leon is a notable injury for the Twins and is on the 15-Day IL since June 26.
Atlanta Braves – Team Insight
Bryce Elder, the Braves’ right-handed pitcher, has a 5-1 record with a 2.40 ERA. His WHIP stands at 1.11 over 90.0 innings, with 75 strikeouts. He is expected to provide a decent challenge to the Twins' batsmen.
Ronald Acuna Jr. is the Braves' star with a .328 batting average. Matt Olson has contributed 25 home runs and 60 RBIs. The Braves have a team batting average of .271 with 139 home runs and an OBP of .341.
Darius Vines is day-to-day, and Max Fried is on the 60-Day IL as of June 26.
Considering the Twins’ offensive struggles and the fact that Joe Ryan is expected to put a damper on the Braves’ offense, this game is likely to be a low-scoring affair. Additionally, with both teams having decent pitching matchups, the likelihood of a combined score of under 9 runs is high.
For this reason, betting on the under of 9 runs is the most promising choice for this particular game, as it considers the probable outcomes based on recent performances and player form.
Pick: Under 9 runs
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