MLB Odds Minnesota vs Cleveland MLB Picks and Predictions The Cleveland Indians are ranked 30 in pitching, with an earned run average of 5.23. Opponents are hitting .278 for average, and have a .349 on base percentage and .278 OPS against the Indians this season.
The Minnesota Twins are ranked 24 in pitching, with an earned run average of 4.62. Opponents are hitting .271 for average, and have a .329 on base percentage and .271 OPS against the Twins this season.
Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Wednesday when the Minnesota Twins and the Cleveland Indians meet at Progressive Field. The Twins will trot Francisco Liriano out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Liriano has a 4-10 record and a 5.56 ERA this season.
Liriano's opponent in this one will be Aaron Laffey. The Indians lefthander has a 4.20 ERA to go along with a 3-2 record this season. Oddsmakers currently have the Twins listed as 122-moneyline favorites versus the Indians, while the game's total has not yet been posted. Carlos Gomez was 3-for-4 with a three-run dinger and four runs batted in, as the Twins trounced the Indians 10-1 on Tuesday night.
Minnesota cashed as -140 road favorites as the game played OVER the 9-run total listed by oddsmakers. Justin Morneau went 2-for-5 with two RBIs for the Twins, who got seven scoreless innings from winning pitcher Scott Baker in the payday. Travis Hafner was 2-for-4 with an RBI for Cleveland, while David Huff was rocked for seven runs over 4 2-3 innings to take the loss for the Indians.
Team records: Minnesota: 53-53 SU Cleveland: 44-62 SU
Minnesota most recently: When playing on Wednesday are 6-4 Before playing Cleveland are 4-6 After playing Cleveland are 4-6 After a win are 5-5
Cleveland most recently: When playing on Wednesday are 4-6 Before playing Minnesota are 5-5 After playing Minnesota are 7-3 After a loss are 7-3