St. Louis Cardinals vs. Minnesota Twins - 6/15/15 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Twins (33-28) at St. Louis Cardinals (41-21)
MLB Baseball: Monday, June 15, 2015 at 8:15 pm (Busch Stadium)
Trevor May (4-4) (4.16) vs. M Wacha (8-2) (2.45)
The Line: St. Louis Cardinals -190 / Minnesota Twins +180 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
The Minnesota Twins battle the St Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in an interleague tilt Monday.
The Minnesota Twins were the surprise team in the American League Central but have fallen on hard times the last two weeks. The Twins had dropped seven of ten before knocking off Texas 4-3 on Sunday. Starter Phil Hughes was charged with three runs on nine hits including a pair of bombs over six frames but did not get a decision. Casey Fein tossed two scoreless innings to get the win with Glen Perkins picking up save number 22. Minnesota pounded out eleven hits and walked three times with Brian Dozier going 2-5 with a homer while Eduardo Nunez went 2-4 with an RBI and a run. The Twins kick off their series at Busch Stadium with Trevor May on the hill. May has been outstanding the past two times out with just one run scored on nine hits and a trio of BB over 13 frames.
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The St Louis Cardinals jumped to an early lead in the National League Central and haven’t looked back. The St Louis Cardinals have been tough to deal with as they have limited the length and quantity of losing streaks. The Cardinals continue to win with Saturday’s victory being number three in a row. Starter Tyler Lyons came up big with both runs plated on solo jacks through five frames to up his record to 1-0 while five relievers controlled the dangerous Kansas City attack. The Redbirds produced ten hits and a pair of walks with Mark Reynolds going deep and scoring twice while Jason Heyward knocked in Kolten Wong.Michael Wacha hopes to get back in the win column when Minnesota visits on Monday. Wacha dropped a 4-3 decision at Colorado with all four runs given up on nine hits and ten K’s in 6.2 frames.
Minnesota are 2-7 in their last 9 Monday games and the over is 14-6 in May’s last 20 starts on grass while going 14-6 in May’s last 20 starts overall. The under is 8-1 in the Cardinals last 9 home games and St Louis are 43-12 in their last 55 home games while the under is 20-6-1 in their last 27 overall. The under is 10-1-1 in the last 12 meetings. Going with the hot home team or walking away…