Minnesota Twins vs. Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Pick, Odds, Prediction - 9/23/14
Arizona Diamondbacks (63-94) at Minnesota Twins (66-90)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 8:10 pm (Target Field)
Andrew Chafin (L) (0-0) (3.000) vs. Kyle Gibson (R) (12-11) (4.636)
The Line: Minnesota Twins -108 / Arizona Diamondbacks -102 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FSN-AZ, FSN-N
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Minnesota Twins play Tuesday night at Target Field.
The Arizona Diamondbacks snapped a six-game losing streak on Monday and are 31 games below a .500 record. The Diamondbacks pitching staff continues to stink up the joint, allowing four or more runs in 13 of their last 16 games. Overall, the Arizona Diamondbacks have an ERA of 4.30, which is 26th in the majors, and they’ve lost five straight when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Aaron Hill has scored a run in six of his last 10 games and Mark Trumbo has three homers in his last two games. Andrew Chafin gets the ball, and he’s 0-0 with a 1.64 ERA and has five strikeouts in 11 innings. This will be Chafin’s first career game against the Twins.
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The Minnesota Twins have lost three straight and are 24 games below a .500 record. Of course, the Twins are also horrible at pitching, allowing four or more runs in nine of their last 10 games. Overall, the Minnesota Twins have an ERA of 4.62, which is 29th in the majors, and they’ve lost seven of their last 10 games when allowing more than three runs. Offensively, Kurt Suzuki has a nine-game hitting streak and Danny Santana has hit in six of his last eight games. Starting is Kyle Gibson, who is 12-11 with a 4.64 ERA and has 93 strikeouts in 165 innings. This will be Gibson’s first career game against the Diamondbacks.
The Diamondbacks are 17-35 in their last 52 road games and 9-24 in their last 33 games vs. a right-handed starter. The Twins are 1-5 in Gibsons last 6 home starts and 1-5 in Gibsons last 6 starts overall.
Two crappy teams that haven't had much value at all. Game could go either way. Give me the Diamondbacks considering I'm payng a little less for them.