Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers 8-10-2023 Picks, Tips and Game Forecast

Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers 8/10/2023 Picks, Tips and Game Forecast

Minnesota Twins (60-56) vs. Detroit Tigers (51-63)

The Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers 8/10/2023 – The Minnesota Twins are heading back to Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan, to conclude an American League Central Division four-game series versus the home team Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon. Minnesota dropped to 60-56 overall and 27-32 when playing away from home following two successive home losses but retained its leadership in the AL Central with 8 games ahead of Detroit in the third place. The Twins are still in the safe zone with a +43 run difference over the course of the season, with a total of 515 runs scored to date, and have given away 472 to their opponents. The Minnesota Twins come into this final match of a series looking to even the series after losing the second and third installments to the Tigers.

 

On Wednesday, the Twins were limited to just 5 runs on 7 hits in a 5-9 road loss to the Tigers while SP Bailey Ober (6-6, 3.40 ERA) took the loss for Minnesota after conceding 11 hits, 4 earned runs, and one free walk through 5.0 innings pitched. For expert insights and daily MLB picks, stay tuned.

 

The Minnesota Twins management will give the nod to right-hander Kenta Maeda to start game 4 of 4 series against the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. The thirty-five-year-old righty starter is 3-6 on the season with a 4.22 ERA, a nice 1.16 WHlP, and struck out 72 batters with 53 hits, 16 free bases, and 8 home runs granted in his starts. Minnesota won two of Maeda’s last three starts after allowing four earned runs but struck out 22 batters across 17.10 frames. 

Twins vs. Tigers Game Info

When: Thursday, August 10, 2023, 1:10 PM ET
Where: Comerica Park in Detroit, Michigan
TV: MLBN
Stream: MLB.TV

Kenta Maeda (3-6, 4.22 ERA) vs. Reese Olson (1-5, 4.94 ERA)

Minnesota Starting Pitcher Kenta Maeda (3-6, 4.22 ERA) is coming off an excellent start after the right-hander allowed two hits and one run in a massive 12-1 home triumph versus Arizona.

 

The Detroit Tigers management will counter with right-hander Reese Olson to start the series finale against the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. The rookie right-handed starter is 1-5 this year with an ERA of 4.94, a strong WHlP at 1.17, and fanned out 50 hitters while surrendering 51 hits, 13 bases on balls, and 9 long balls through 54.2 frames of work in his starts. Olson was hit hard in his last three appearances on the mound after the right-hander gave up 13 earned runs as Detroit lost each of the last three matches.

 

MLB Odds/Point Spread: Minnesota Twins -145, MLB Totals: 8.5

The Minnesota Twins are 5-2 SU in their last 7 outings, and the Twins are 3-7 straight up in their last 10 road games. Minnesota is 1-7 SU in their last 8 matches played versus an opponent in the American League while the totals went UNDER in 4 of the Twins’ last 5 contests played on a Thursday. The totals went OVER in 5 of the Minnesota Twins’ last 7 outings played against a rival in the American League Central Division.

 

Minnesota Twins Betting Trends

The Minnesota Twins are 4-1 in their last 5 matches played.
Minnesota is 4-1 in their last 5 contests against the spread.
The Twins are 28-30 in their road outings against the spread.
The totals went OVER in 2 of the Minnesota Twins’ last 5 games played.

Detroit Tigers Betting Trends

The Detroit Tigers are 2-3 in their last 5 games played.
Detroit is 2-3 in their last 5 matches against the spread.
The totals went OVER in 2 of the Tigers’ last 5 outings.
The totals went OVER in 31 of the Detroit Tigers’ last 57 home contests.

Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers 8/10/2023 Betting Picks

The Minnesota Twins are 4-8 SU in their last 12 contests played versus the Detroit Tigers. Minnesota is 46-31 as a favorite, and the Twins are 28-30-1 O/U when playing on the road. Detroit is 3-6 SU in its last 9 home matches played, and the Tigers are 3-6 straight up in their last 9 outings against a rival in the American League. The Detroit Tigers are 36-55 as an underdog and 32-24-2 O/U at home play.  

 

The Minnesota Twins will take control of this match-up with home-field advantage on Thursday. Minnesota will be sending a better starter on the mound with righty Kenta Maeda (3-6, 4.22 ERA) who has given away just 4 earned runs in his last three starts while Detroit SP Reese Olson struggled after losing three successive starts with 14 earned runs allowed. After finishing 116 games played, the Twins ranked 16th in OPS and 17th in runs scored while the Tigers ranked 29th in OPS and 29th in runs scored for the season. For expert insights and daily free sports picks, stay tuned.

Free Pick and Prediction: Minnesota Twins will win 5-3.

 

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