Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins - 9/13/16 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Twins (53-91) at Detroit Tigers (77-66)
MLB Baseball: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 7:10 pm (Comerica Park)
K Gibson (5-9) (5.34) vs. Matt Boyd (5-3) (3.98)
The Line: Detroit Tigers -180 / Minnesota Twins +170 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-Detroit, FS-North
The Detroit Tigers look to stay in the Wild Card race with a win versus the Minnesota Twins.
The Minnesota Twins are finishing out the season and taking a look at a few players in the process. The Twins Pen couldn’t hold a lead Monday and the result was a 4-2 loss at Detroit. Minnesota starter Ervin Santana gave up a run on three hits and two BB over five frames for a no decision before Alex Wimmers blew the save and took the loss with a pair of runs allowed in an inning. The Twins managed five hits and walked six times with Brian Dozier and Kurt Suzuki clubbing solo homers. Kyle Gibson will be on the hill Tuesday to face the Tigers for the third time in 2016. Gibson did not get a decision in a 6-5 win versus Kansas City where he allowed four runs on eight hits over six innings.
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The Detroit Tigers are competing for a Wild Card but are struggling right now which is bad news. The Tigers had dropped four of five entering Monday and really needed a win they hope to build on. Detroit received great work on the mound from starter Daniel Norris who gave up both runs on solo homers through 6.1 innings while striking out eleven. The Tigers posted six hits and walked three times with Ian Kinsler cracking a two run bomb while Miguel Cabrera went solo. The Tigers hand the ball to Matt Boyd for Tuesday’s start against visiting Minnesota. Boyd comes off a 2-0 defeat at the White Sox with both runs plated on eight hits in seven frames.
Minnesota are 1-10 in their last 11 road games and are 7-24 in their last 31 overall while going 7-21 in their last 28 games on grass. The under is 7-2 in Detroit’s last 9 home games. Minnesota are 2-10 in the last 12 meetings and are 5-11 in the last 16 meetings in Detroit. The Tigers are far from hot but I prefer Boyd…