Minnesota Twins vs. Atlanta Braves - 7/26/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Atlanta Braves (33-66) at Minnesota Twins (37-61)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 8:10 pm (Target Field)
L Harrell (1-2) (4.24) vs. E Santana (3-8) (3.93)
The Line: Minnesota Twins -185 / Atlanta Braves +175 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-North, FS-Southwest
The Atlanta Braves battle the Minnesota Twins at Target Field in Tuesday night action.
The Atlanta Braves are trying to work themselves out of a funk that has seen them lose eight of ten including five in a row after Sunday’s 7-2 defeat at Colorado. Braves starter Tyrell Jenkins was hit hard with all seven runs given up on eight hits including three long balls as his record fell to 0-2. The Bravos bats were held to five hits and nine walks with Freddie Freeman driving in a run and scoring with Nick Markakis knocking in another. The Braves hand Lucas Harrell his 5th start of the season and first ever against Minnesota on Tuesday. Harrell has struggled the past two times out with nine runs plated in 9.2 innings.
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The Minnesota Twins have shown some signs of life lately with wins in four of six despite an 8-7 defeat at Boston Sunday. The Twins pitching and defense were costly with starter Tommy Milone allowing all eight runs (four earned) on ten hits including three long balls. The Twins totaled nine hits and walked twice with Juan Centeno going 3-4 with three RBI’s while Kennys Vargas and Byron Buxton drove in two runs apiece. Ervin Santana toes the rubber against the visiting Braves in interleague action Tuesday. Santana comes off of a 4-1 win at Detroit with a solo homer allowed in seven frames.
The under is 7-1 in Atlanta’s last 8 Tuesday games and is 19-7-1 in their last 27 road games while the Braves are 14-37 in their last 51 Tuesday games. The over is 10-3 in Minnesota’s last 13 Tuesday games and the over is 20-7-2 in their last 29 home games while going17-6-3 in the Twins last 26 interleague games.
Way too much juice for a bad team so I have no interest…