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For today's MLB picks, I have decided to shify my attention to the always entertaining American League Central.
The Minnesota Twins went
3-1 in the first four games of its present homestand, outscoring the Cleveland
Indians by a combined margin of 24-16. Ron Gardenhire’s club remains at Target Field for Tuesday’s opener against
the Kansas City Royals, while the Detroit Tigers continue their visit with the
Chicago White Sox in other American League Central action.
Kansas City Royals (Smith) at Minnesota Twins
(Diamond) – 8:10 p.m. (ET)
Diamond (11-6, 3.35 ERA) and Kansas City’s Will Smith (4-7, 5.45 ERA) are
slated to open their squads’ set in a battle of left-handed hurlers. MLB odds makers listed Diamond as a 150
favorite, while first setting the ‘total’ at nine.
Diamond found himself on
the right end of a slugfest last time out, picking up his first win in five
starts with last Tuesday’s 18-9 victory for Minnesota as a 132 road dog against
the White Sox. The 26-year-old gave up
four runs in five innings, while the Twins edged out Chicago in hits, 17-13.
Smith logged a third
straight loss in his most recent start on Sept. 1, with Kansas City dropping a
3-1 decision as a 132 home favorite against Minnesota. The rookie lasted six frames, allowing all
three of Minneosta’s runs on nine hits.
Minnesota has hit .304
at home against left-handed pitching, while the OVER has gone 4-1 in the last
five affairs between these foes. Look
for the OVER to cash again here, adding to the wager’s 3-1-1 mark in Kansas City’s
last five games against a listed southpaw.
Free MLB Pick: OVER
Detroit Tigers (Fister) at Chicago White Sox
(Peavy) – 8: 10 p.m. (ET)
Chicago’s Jake Peavy
(10-10, 3.22 ERA) is scheduled to oppose Detroit’s Doug Fister (8-8, 3.54 ERA)
in a duel of right-handed starters, following Chicago’s 6-1 triumph in Monday’s
opener of the series. Of the online MLB baseball betting shops we check, most opened the matchup as a pick’em, while listing the ‘total’ at 8 ½.
Jake Peavy allowed just one
run in six innings as part of Wednesday’s 6-2 for victory for Chicago over
Minnesota, collecting as 194 home ‘chalk.’ White Sox outfielder Alex Rios drove in all six of his squad’s runs with
two homers, including a first-inning grand slam.
The same night of action
saw Fister last seven frames in Detroit’s 7-1 triumph as a 192 home favorite
against Cleveland. Tigers sluggers
Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder both cracked homers, finishing a combined
3-for-7, while mate Jhonny Peralta drove in two runs as part of a 2-for-4
Fister and Peavy squared
off in last month, with Detroit pulling out a 7-4 win as a minus 130 home
choice. Peavy was shelled for six runs
over six innings, while Fister ended up with a no-decision after giving up two
earned runs over five frames.
The shift to Chicago for
Tuesday’s rematch should tighten up the octane, with Detroit managing just 1.5
RPG in the first four dates of their present road trip. Look for the UNDER to collect here, with the
wager going 4-1 in the Tigers’ last five road games against right-handed
starters and 5-2 in Peavy’s last seven outings as a home favorite.
Free MLB Pick: UNDER