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Minnesota Twins at Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Preview

The Minnesota Twins are on the road at the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday. This is the first of a three game series. Minnesota starts the series with a 43-35 record. The Twins are in second place in the American League Central, but well behind Cleveland. Minnesota has won back to back games, and seven of their last 10. The Twins beat the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.

For the Arizona Diamondbacks, they are 38-40. That sits behind the Dodgers and Padres in the National League West. Arizona has lost back to back games on the road at the Phillies. Arizona is 6-4 over their last 10 games.

The Minnesota Twins are -120 in this game on the road.

Minnesota Looks to Keep Moving Up

After losing three straight games, the Twins came back and outscored Oakland 13-2 to win the final two games of the series. THe Twins are scoring 4.7 runs per game, which is 7th in the league. Minnesota has a team batting average of .247. The big plus for Minnesota has been their ability to hit homeruns, with 92 on the season.

Minnesota’s top home run threat this season has been Carlos Santana and Ryan Jeffers. They both have 12 homeruns on the season. The top batting average thus far for Minnesota belongs to Carlos Correa, as he is hitting .304.

Joe Ryan is going to get the start for the Minnesota Twins in this game. Ryan has made 15 starts, and is 8 innings shy of 100 on the season. Ryan has 95 strikeouts to just 15 walks on the season. His ERA sits at 3.13 on the season.

Arizona Trying to Get Back to .500

The Diamondbacks made the postseason, and went deep into the postseason a season ago, including a trip to the World Series. 2024 has been a struggle, as they are seeking to get back to .500 first. The Diamondbacks offense has not been bad, as they are 8th in the league with a .251 batting average. The pitching has been  poor, allowing 4.8 runs per game.

Corbin Carroll has a down year on the offensive side. He is hitting just .211 on the season. The power supply for Arizona comes from Christian Walker, with 17 homeruns, while Ketel Marte is second on the team with 15.

For Arizona, Brandon Pfaadt will get the nod. Pfaadt has struggled this season. He comes into the game with a 3-6 record, and a 4.37 earned run average. The youngster needs 9.1 innings to reach 100 on the season. He has struck out 84 batters and walked 21 so far this season.

Twins Top Diamondbacks

Look for Ryan and the Twins to grab this one on the road. We expect 7+ strikeouts from Ryan, as the Diamondbacks offense has no answer. Minnesota keeps winning baseball games. Our final bet for this game on Tuesday is the Minnesota Twins -120 over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Enjoy the game and best of luck with all your Major League Baseball betting!

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