Twins Vs Indians: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – September 15, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on September 15, 2021

Josh Donaldson will try to notch his 100th hit of the year (he has 99) when the Minnesota Twins (64-82) square off against the Cleveland Indians (70-73) at 7:40 PM ET on Wednesday. Minnesota (-120 to win) has Griffin Jax starting things off, while Cleveland (+100) is sending out Cal Quantrill.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 15, 2021, 7:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Twins vs Indians Betting Lines

Twins Betting Insights

  • This season, the Twins have won 36 out of the 78 games, or 46.2%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • This season, Minnesota has won 31 of its 70 games, or 44.3%, when favored by at least -120 on the moneyline.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Twins have a 52.2% chance to win.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Twins and their opponents have combined to hit the over four times.

Twins Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 4.0
HR 16
ERA 2.89
K/9 8.6

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Indians Betting Insights

  • The Indians have won in 32, or 40%, of the 80 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year.
  • This season, Cleveland has come away with a win 26 times in 68 chances when named as an underdog of at least +100 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Indians have a 47.8% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • When it comes to the total, the Indians and their foes are 4-6 in their last 10 contests.

Indians Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 3-7
Runs Per Game 2.7
HR 6
ERA 4.87
K/9 7.6

Indians Probable Pitcher – Cal Quantrill

  • The Indians are sending Quantrill (5-3) to the mound to make his 20th start of the season. He is 5-3 with a 3.04 ERA and 106 strikeouts in 130 1/3 innings pitched.
  • In his most recent appearance on Thursday against the Twins, the righty went 7 2/3 innings, allowing one earned run while surrendering four hits.
  • In 37 games this season, the 26-year-old has amassed an ERA of 3.04, with 7.3 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .237 against him.
  • Quantrill has pitched five or more innings in a game 14 times this year heading into this game.
  • The Indians are 2-9 in Quantrill’s 11 starts this season that they were the moneyline underdog.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of September 15, 2021 at 7:39 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Twins Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 64-82
Home 34-39
Road 30-43
vs LHP (Starters) 16-33
vs RHP (Starters) 48-49
Day Games 14-20
Night Games 50-62

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Twins Probable Pitcher – Griffin Jax

  • The Twins will hand the ball to Jax (3-3) for his 11th start of the season.
  • The right-hander gave up four earned runs and allowed five hits in six innings pitched against the Royals on Saturday.
  • The 26-year-old has pitched to a 6.72 ERA this season with 7.1 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3.4 walks per nine across 14 games.
  • Jax has seven starts of five or more innings this season in 10 chances. He averages 4.1 innings per outing.
  • His team is 1-1 this season when he starts and they’re favored on the moneyline.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of September 15, 2021 at 7:39 PM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Indians Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 70-73
Home 36-36
Road 34-37
vs LHP (Starters) 26-29
vs RHP (Starters) 42-44
Day Games 3-5
Night Games 67-68

Twins Hitting Stats

  • The Twins rank fifth-best in baseball with 205 total home runs.
  • The Twins are 32-25 this season in games when they hit at least two homers.
  • Minnesota has collected 16 home runs during the last 10 games.
  • Jorge Polanco is batting .278 this season with a team-high 30 home runs and 88 RBI.
  • Donaldson is batting .246 with an OBP of .343 and a slugging percentage of .465 this season.

Indians Hitting Stats

  • The Indians’ 180 home runs rank 13th in Major League Baseball.
  • They are 34-15 this season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • Cleveland has hit six home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Jose Ramirez paces the Indians in home runs (33) and runs batted in (89).
  • Franmil Reyes is hitting .252 with 15 doubles, two triples, 28 home runs and 36 walks.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Indians (+100)

Over/Under Pick: Over (9)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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