Cleveland Indians vs. Minnesota Twins - 8/29/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Minnesota Twins (61-70) at Cleveland Indians (75-56)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 7:10 pm (Progressive Field)
Kohl Stewart (0-1) (6.94) vs. Adam Plutko (4-4) (5.09)
The Line: Cleveland Indians -180 / Minnesota Twins +170 --- Over/Under: 9.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: FS-North, Sports Time Ohio
The Cleveland Indians host the rival Minnesota Twins in Wednesday MLB.
The Minnesota Twins struggled on the mound and at the plate in an 8-1 loss at Cleveland on Tuesday. Minnesota starter Kyle Gibson was charged with five runs through 5.1 frames with Gabriel Moya giving up two runs in 2/3 of an inning.
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The Twins logged seven hits and three bases on balls with Jake Cave accounting for the scoring with a 9th inning long ball.
Minnesota sends rookie Kohl Stewart to the mound to face Cleveland. Stewart did not get a decision in a 6-4 win versus Oakland with three runs plated on seven hits and two BB over 4.2 frames.
The Cleveland Indians put everything together Tuesday in a one sided victory versus Minnesota. Cleveland starter Carlos Carrasco improved to 16-7with 7.2 scoreless innings where he struck out eleven.
The Indians amassed 14 hits and walked three times with Edwin Encarnacion driving in two while Greg Allen knocked in a pair and scored followed by Jose Ramirez had a pair of hits, knocked in three and scored.
Cleveland has named Adam Plutko as Wednesday’s starter against Minnesota. Plutko absorbed a 7-0 loss at Boston last time out with five runs given up on five hits and five BB in 4.1 innings.
Minnesota are 8-21 in their last 29 road games and Minnesota are 1-4 in their last 5 overall and under is 4-1 in Minnesota last 5 road games. Cleveland are 72-34 in their last 106 home games and are 1-4 in their last 5 overall and under is 5-1 in Cleveland last 6 home games. Minnesota are 1-4 in the last 5 meetings in Cleveland and Minnesota are 1-5 in the last 6 meetings.
There isn’t a ton of experience on the mound in this matchup so I’ll go with the better offense…