Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins - 8/10/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Twins (53-61) at Detroit Tigers (47-68)
MLB Baseball: Friday, August 10, 2018 at 7:10 pm (Comerica Park)
E Santana (0-0) (6.14) vs. J Zimmermann (4-4) (4.42)
The Line: Detroit Tigers +105 / Minnesota Twins -115 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-North, FS-Detroit
AL Central MLB features the Minnesota Twins visiting the Motor City to face the Detroit Tigers.
The Detroit Tigers look to regroup following a 6-0 road loss to the LA Angels where nothing went favorably. Detroit starter Blaine Hardy was charged with five runs on seven hits including three homers over five frames to get the loss.
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The Tigers offense consisted of five hits and a walk with six different players reaching base.
Veteran right hander Ervin Santana toes the rubber at Detroit on Friday. Santana did not get a decision in a 6-5 win versus Kansas City last time out where he allowed three runs on seven hits over 4.1 frames.
The Minnesota Twins have a shot to reach .500 but need a season ending hot streak to get there. Minnesota fell another game n the standings with a 5-4 defeat at Cleveland on Thursday. Twins starter Jose Berrios was charged with four runs on four hits and six BB in four frames before Addison Reed took the loss with a run allowed in the 9th.
The Minnesota offense consisted of seven hits with Jorge Polanco connecting on a three run homer in the 6th while Jake Cave smacked sacrifice fly.
The Tigers give Friday’s series opening start against Minnesota to Jordan Zimmermann. Zimmermann has dropped four straight after a 2-1 loss at Oakland with both runs allowed on solo homers in 6.1 frames.
Over is 20-7-3 in Minnesota last 30 Friday games and Minnesota are 10-25 in their last 35 road games. Under is 12-3-1 in Detroit last 16 Friday games and Detroit are 9-26 in their last 35 games on grass and Detroit are 7-20 in their last 27 Friday games. Under is 7-1 in the last 8 meetings and over is 8-2-1 in the last 11 meetings in Detroit.
The Tigers have fallen on hard times and even though Minnesota isn’t very good I’ll back them…