MLB Betting Predictions: New York Yankees vs Minnesota Twins
The New York Yankees got lucky yesterday with the Baltimore Orioles getting shut out by the Toronto Blue Jays because NY lost 5-4 to the lowly Twins. Had the Orioles of won they would be up a half game in the division.. BetDSI Sportsbook current live lines display New York as -235 favorites over the Minnesota Twins for today’s game.
The Yankees have been playing good ball down the home stretch winning 8 of their last 10 and currently sit atop the AL East with a 89-65 record with Baltimore trailing by a half game and the Tampa Bay Rays three games behind but on a six game winning streak.
Tonight in the last game of the series which is tied at one game a piece the Yankees will have C.C. Sabathia (13-6, 3.47 ERA) on the hill. In one of his best performances of the season Sabathia struck out 11 batters in eight scoreless innings protecting a one run lead. He showed great velocity on his throws which increased throughout the game.
The Minnesota Twins are fighting to keep from being overtaken by the Cleveland Indians and pushed into the basement of the AL Central. With a record of 65-90 the Twins are one of the worst in the league winning only 30 games at home and 35 on the road.
Minnesota will be sending out Samuel Deduno (6-6, 4.54 ERA) to the mound who is coming off one of his worst outings in his career against the Detroit Tigers. He tied a career high of seven earned runs allowed in a career low 2 1/3 innings. This will be the first time Deduno has faced the Yankees.
Look for the Yankees to win this one in a big way and bet NY -1 ½ (-140) over the Minnesota Twins.
The New York Yankees are just too good to lose two in a row to the lowly Twins during this time of the year. Every game is ever crucial in one of the toughest division in the league ( AL East ). NY cannot relax for a second with two young hungry teams Orioles and Rays nipping at their heels.
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