Cleveland Guardians vs Minnesota Twins Prediction, Pick and Preview, June 27 (6/27): MLB

Cleveland Guardians vs Minnesota Twins Prediction, Pick and Preview, June 27 (6/27): MLB

Credit: photo by Nick Wosika-USA TODAY Sports

 

Odds

Time 7:10 p.m. EST
Guardians money line +113
Guardians run line +1.5 (-150)
Twins money line -135
Twins run line -1.5 (+130)
Over / under 8

 

Key stats

  Cleveland Guardians Minnesota Twins
Record 36-32 41-33
Home / road record 16-13 18-16
Last 10 record 5-5 5-5
Streak W2 L1
Over / under record 33-30-5 34-35-5
Runs / game 4.55 4.41
Runs allowed / game 4.09 4.01

 

Preview

The Cleveland Guardians and the Minnesota Twins will meet again to play a 3-game series at the Progressive Field. The Guardians took the sweep vs Red Sox while the Twins beat the Rockies 2 of 3 times and are 3-3 against the Guardians this season.

Cleveland Guardians

The Guardians get here with a 36-32 record and have lost 4 games in a row. The team is averaging 4.5 runs per game and allowing 4 runs. Jose Ramirez leads the team batting for .303 avg, 16 home runs and 63 RBI. 

Shane Bieber leads the pitching staff with a 3.07 ERA, 88 strikeouts and 3 wins recorded for the Guardians.

Probable Pitcher: Triston McKenzie (4-5, 3.51 ERA)

Plesac will be on the mound in the 3rd game of the series for the Guardians. In 4.1 innings on Wednesday against the Twins, McKenzie gave up six runs on nine hits, a walk, and five strikeouts while getting no decision. He has a 1-4 record with an ERA of 6.39 and 34 strikeouts in 6 appearances against the Twins in his career.

Minnesota Twins

The Twins get here with a 41-33 record and have won 3 of their last 4 games. The team is averaging 4.4 runs per game and allowing 4 runs. Luis Arraez is batting for .349 AVG. Byron Buxton leads with 35 RBI and 19 home runs.

Joe Ryan leads the team with a 3.20 ERA, 53 strikeouts and 5 wins recorded with the Twins.

Probable Pitcher:  Sonny Gray (3-1, 2.53 ERA)

Gray will be on the mound in the 1st game of the series for the Twins. On Wednesday against the Guardians, Gray pitched four and a half innings, giving up four runs (three earned) on eight hits, no walks, and four strikeouts. He didn't factor in the decision. He has a 5-3 record with an ERA of 3.47 and 79 strikeouts in 13 appearances versus the Guardians in his career.

BETTING TRENDS

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland.

Cleveland are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.

Cleveland are 2-4 SU in their last 6 games at home.

Prediction

The Guardians struggled offensively against the Red Sox as they averaged 2.6 runs per game in the series but they beat 2 of 3 times the Twins before that series. Tristan Mckenzie has struggled against the Twins in his career and is holding a 6.39 ERA when he's facing them. Sonny Gray will start for the Twins and he has been more consistent this season. Expect the Twins to stay hot offensively and win this game.

PICK:  Twins ML (-135)

Upgrade to View Prediction

Find more sports picks from the top sports bettors and MLB experts all in one place using our iOS and Google Play apps, as well as our other articles at Kingpin.pro.  We are the home for MLB picks, sports picks and sports betting.

Winnings $82,100
last 30 days winnings $11,160
Yesterday winnings $810
Top Sport MLB
W-L-D 1449 - 1255 - 102
Winnings % 51%
Winnings $79,985
last 30 days winnings ($45)
Yesterday winnings ($1,200)
Top Sport MLB
W-L-D 727 - 491 - 14
Winnings % 58%