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Minnesota Twins vs. Milwaukee Brewers (August 12) Betting Preview and MLB Odds

August 11th, 2020 MLB Baseball, Online Betting

At the beginning of the season were questions about the Twins and Brewers. In 2019 Minnesota was coming off their best season since 1965. While Milwaukee made the playoffs in consecutive seasons for the first time in 37 years. In the early going the Twins are showing their MLB betting bona fides. Milwaukee’s bats have been dead. Which has wasted solid pitching for the first two weeks of action? In view of close proximity, the Twins and Brewers have annual interleague matchups. Minnesota enters as the more appealing and credible choice.

Minnesota Twins at Milwaukee Brewers

Date and Time:Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 7:10 p.m. ET
Location:Miller Park, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Twins vs. Brewers TV Coverage:FS1
Twins vs. Brewers SBG Odds:Click Here

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Minnesota Twins at Milwaukee Brewers SBG Odds Analysis

Owing to their 2019 record and strong start the Twins are gaining considerable respect. Much more of the online betting community is buying Minnesota. Counter to that is growing frustration with the Brewers. Milwaukee has been one of the biggest money losers on the board.

Minnesota Twins Team Overview

First place in the AL Central Minnesota is 10-5 with nine-under. MLB metrics have the Twins seventh for runs scored and fifth for ERA. Fielding ranks show the Twins with the second-fewest errors in MLB. Concurrently the Twins rank third for home runs.

Key Minnesota Twins: RHSP Kenta Maeda 2-0, 2.65 ERA, 17.0 IP, 8 H, 2 HR, 3 BB, 16 SO, 0.65 WHIP, DH Nelson Cruz .351 AVG, .393 OBP, .614 SLG, 1.007 OPS, 11 R, 3 2B, 0 3B, 4 HR, 16 RBI, 0 SB, RF Max Kepler .241 AVG, .323 OBP, .574 SLG, .897 OPS, 11 R, 3 2B, 0 3B, 5 HR, 11 RBI, 1 SB

Milwaukee Brewers Team Overview

At the onset of the season, the Brewers have been a disappointment. Milwaukee is 5-7 with only five overs. MLB ranks have the Crew ranked 23rd for runs and seventh for ERA. Milwaukee ranks 26th for batting average and OPS. While ranking 27th for home runs. 2018 NL MVP Christian Yelich flopped out of the gate.

Key Milwaukee Brewers: LHSP Eric Lauer 0-1. 9.53 ERA, 5.2 IP, 6 H, 1 HR, 4 BB, 8 SO, 1.76 WHIP, Closer Josh Hader 0-0, 0.00 ERA, 2 SV, 2 SVO, 3.0 IP, 0 H, 0 HR, 1 BB, 3 SO, 0.50 WHIP, RF Christian Yelich .114 AVG, .235 OBP, .341 SLG, .576 OPS, 6 R, 1 2B, 0 3B, 3 HR, 6 RBI, 0 SB

Minnesota Twins at Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends

The Twins are:

  • 13-7 in their last 20 away games
  • 7-4 over the total in their last 11 road matchups
  • 10-9 in their last 19 games at Miller Park
  • 4-5-2 under the total in away games vs. the Brewers

The Brewers are:

  • 9-3 in their last 12 home games
  • 4-8 under the total at Miller Park
  • 7-3 in their last 10 overall games with the Twins
  • 3-5 under the total vs. Minnesota

Minnesota Twins at Milwaukee Brewers SBG Free Pick

In this situation, the Twins will offer a more favorable MLB betting price on the road. Hence the Brewers 0-4 home record drives handicappers batty. Late on Minnesota has shown superior value. Milwaukee has burned bankrolls early and must regain public trust.

Twins vs. Brewers SBG Best Bet: Minnesota Twins

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