Pick #1 – Philadelphia Phillies At Minnesota Twins
These are two teams that are probably not on your betting radar that have been really heating up as of late making this Philadelphia Phillies versus Minnesota Twins game an ideal matchup to focus on. Two teams not really known for their offense have bats that are coming alive lately. The Phillies are struggling to say the least as of late and are spiraling down hill with a 1-9 record over their last 10 games while the Twins are also looking for answers playing 4-6 ball over their last 10 outings. The game were selecting tonight to try our insight out on is the Philadelphia Phillies (30-42) at the Minnesota Twins (22-48) who are both playing catch up baseball right now. Starting to delve into some of the more attractive stats for this particular showdown we note that the total has gone OVER in 13 of Philadelphia's last 18 games. Adding on to the allure of this betting opportunity is the fact the total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 6 games on the road. Piling onto the good news the total has gone OVER in 9 of Minnesota's last 10 games and the total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games at home. These two teams have batted in one game this year so far and boy oh boy was the scorebaord lit up. The last game between these two teams which was played yesterday resulted in a 14-10 Twinss win so these teams bats appear ready to break out. These AL and NL cross league rivals love to got toe to toe and the consensus seems to agree with this sentiment as the MLB total choice for this side is 76% on the OVER. The Phillies produce 3.21 runs this year and the Twins put up 4.03 runs for the year so were looking at a matchup specific situation here. The weather at Target Field is 88°F, Mostly Sunny , Humidity is 53% , Wind is ESE 7 mph so its a perfect day to put some points on the board. The total over/under spread for this MLB game opened at 8.5 and bumped up to 9 so we have to feel very confident in where the sharp money is taking us here. A nice final point to this pick is the fact that starting pitchers K. Gibson (R) and A. Morgan (L) combine for a 9.41 ERA this year which shows plenty of potential for the OVER htting very easily if these averages come through. The computer predicted total score for this matchup is 9.5 so lets put our belief in the fact that we get two teams trying to get back on track who find themsleves putting up runs against one another and lets take the OVER 9 on this one and feel great about the value and potential were getting.
Philadelphia Phillies at Minnesota Twins - Wednesday, June 22, 2016 8:10 PM
929 Philadelphia Phillies +1½
930 Minnesota Twins -1½
929 Philadelphia Phillies Over 9
930 Minnesota Twins Under 9
Betting odds provided by 5Dimes
OVER 9 (2 Units)
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