Twins vs Orioles Prediction MLB Experts Picks 7/9

Twins vs Orioles Prediction MLB Experts Picks 7/9

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MLB Prediction: Twins vs Orioles

In this upcoming MLB game, the Baltimore Orioles will face off against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. This article provides an in-depth analysis of each team's pitching staff, hitting leaders, and recent performance, supporting the prediction.

 

Pitching Analysis:

The Baltimore Orioles will send Kyle Gibson to the mound as their starting pitcher. Gibson holds an 8-6 record with a 4.73 ERA and a 1.36 WHIP. Although he has had some solid outings, Gibson has also shown vulnerability, allowing runs in multiple starts. Facing a Twins lineup that has offensive firepower, Gibson may struggle to contain their hitters.

On the other side, the Minnesota Twins will rely on Joe Ryan as their starting pitcher. Ryan has an 8-5 record with a 3.42 ERA and an impressive 0.98 WHIP. He has demonstrated good control, accumulating strikeouts while limiting walks. However, the Orioles' lineup has shown the ability to produce runs, which could lead to a high-scoring game.

Hitting Analysis:

The Baltimore Orioles have seen offensive contributions from Anthony Santander, who has hit 14 home runs and driven in 48 runs. Their lineup possesses the power to drive in runs and put pressure on opposing pitchers. With an aggressive approach at the plate, the Orioles have the potential to score runs against the Twins.

The Minnesota Twins feature Byron Buxton as one of their offensive leaders, with 15 home runs and 34 RBIs. Additionally, Carlos Correa has provided power and run production. The Twins' lineup has the ability to generate offense and put runs on the board, which sets the stage for a high-scoring affair.

 

Recent Performance:

In the previous games of the series, both teams have demonstrated their offensive prowess. The Orioles have been consistently scoring runs, winning their last four games, including a 3-1 victory against the Twins. On the other hand, the Twins have also shown their ability to produce runs, with recent wins against the Kansas City Royals.

 

Prediction

Considering the offensive capabilities of both teams, as well as the recent scoring trends in the series, the over of 8.5 runs is the best bet for this game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Minnesota Twins. The starting pitchers' vulnerabilities and the power hitting from both lineups suggest a high-scoring affair. With the offensive firepower on display, bettors should expect a game with plenty of runs crossing the plate.

In conclusion, the Baltimore Orioles and the Minnesota Twins are likely to engage in a high-scoring matchup, making the over of 8.5 runs the favorable betting option. Fans can anticipate an exciting game filled with offensive fireworks as both teams look to secure a victory.

 

Pick: Over 8.5 Runs

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