Baltimore Orioles vs. Minnesota Twins - 8/22/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Twins (61-61) at Baltimore Orioles (62-59)
MLB Baseball: Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 7:05 pm (Camden Yards)
K Gibson (8-9) (4.05) vs. C Tillman (9-7) (4.24)
The Line: Baltimore Orioles -162 / Minnesota Twins +152 --- Over/Under: 8.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-North, MASN
The Baltimore Orioles and the Minnesota Twins face off on Saturday at Camden Yards for game three of their MLB series.
The Baltimore Orioles looked to be on their way to a win on Friday but they let it get away and ended up taking a loss. Gerardo Parra hit a home run and Manny Machado and Chris Davis had hits as the Orioles scored three runs on five hits. Starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen allowed seven hits and one run while striking out three over 6.0 innings to not get a decision as Darren O’Day blew the save and took loss to fall to 5-2 for the season. For Saturday’s game the Orioles start Chris Tillman who has allowed 120 hits and 62 earned runs while striking out 85 over 123 innings for a 9-7 record and a 4.54 ERA.
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The Minnesota Twins continue to keep their post-season hopes alive as they beat the Orioles on Friday. Byron Buxton, Miguel Sano, and Kurt Suzuki each had two hits as the Twins scored four runs on 11 hits. Starting pitcher Tommy Milone allowed five hits and three runs while striking out four over 5.1 innings to not get a decision as Casey Fien got the win to go to 3-5 for the season and Kevin Jepsen earned the save. For Saturday’s game the Twins start Kyle Gibson who has allowed 144 hits and 65 earned runs while striking out 105 over 146.2 innings for an 8-9 record and a 3.99 ERA.
Baltimore is 7-2 in their last nine games as a favorite, 5-3 in their last eight games, and 6-0 in Tillman’s last six starts as a home favorite. Minnesota is 9-21 in their last 30 road games, 1-4 I game three of a series, and 4-10 in Gibson’s last 14 road starts. Minnesota has won their last six games against Baltimore.
The Orioles play the past two games has been frustrating but look for them to take out their frustrations on the Twins and win here.