Twins Vs Indians: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – April 26, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 26, 2021

The Cleveland Indians (9-11) enter Monday’s matchup with the Minnesota Twins (7-13) following their 1-3 series defeat to the Yankees. The Twins, coming off of a series loss against the Pirates, are listed as -125 favorites for Game 1. The series begins at Progressive Field, starting at 6:10 PM ET on BSGL. Minnesota’s Jose Berrios and Cleveland’s Zach Plesac have been named the starters for this contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 26, 2021, 2:00 AM 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

  • The Twins have entered the game as favorites 14 times this season and won five, or 35.7%, of those games.
  • Minnesota has entered 13 games this season favored by -125 or more and is 5-8 in those contests.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Twins, based on the moneyline, is 53.6%.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Twins and their opponents have failed to hit the over six times.

Twins Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 2-8
Runs Per Game 2.8
HR 8
ERA 5.65
K/9 8.5

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Indians Betting Insights

  • The Indians have been underdogs in nine games this season and have come away with the win three times (33.3%) in those contests.
  • Cleveland has a win-loss record of 2-2 when favored by +108 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Indians have a 46.4% chance of pulling out a win.
  • When it comes to the over/under, the Indians and their foes are 5-5 in their previous 10 contests.

Indians Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 3-7
Runs Per Game 3.4
HR 9
ERA 4.48
K/9 10.2

Indians Probable Pitcher – Zach Plesac

  • The Indians will send Plesac (1-3) out to make his fifth start of the season. He is 1-3 with a 6.75 ERA and 14 strikeouts over 18 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Tuesday against the White Sox, when he tossed five innings, surrendering six earned runs while allowing seven hits.
  • The 26-year-old has a 6.75 ERA and 6.7 strikeouts per nine innings in four games this season, while allowing a batting average of .299 to opposing hitters.
  • Plesac has put up three starts this campaign where he pitched five or more innings.
  • The Indians were the underdog on the moneyline for one Plesac start this season — they lost.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 26, 2021 at 2:09 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Twins Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 7-13
Home 3-7
Road 4-6
vs LHP (Starters) 2-6
vs RHP (Starters) 5-7
Day Games 3-5
Night Games 4-8

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Twins Probable Pitcher – José Berríos

  • The Twins will send Berrios (2-2) to the mound for his fifth start this season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday, when he gave up one earned run and allowed four hits in five innings against the Athletics.
  • Among qualified pitchers in the majors this campaign, the 26-year-old ranks 19th in strikeouts (30), seventh in K/9 (12.90), and 16th in BB/9 (3.00).
  • 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 April 26, 2021 at 2:09 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Indians Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 9-11
Home 5-5
Road 4-6
vs LHP (Starters) 4-6
vs RHP (Starters) 5-5
Day Games 1-1
Night Games 8-10

Twins Hitting Stats

  • The Twins rank 23rd in MLB action with 21 home runs. They average 1.1 per game.
  • The Twins average 1.2 homers per game when playing away from home this season (12 total in road contests).
  • Minnesota has eight home runs over the past 10 games.
  • Byron Buxton is batting .382 with six home runs and 12 RBI for Minnesota this season.
  • Nelson Cruz is batting .323 this season with a team-high seven home runs and 15 RBI.

Indians Hitting Stats

  • The Indians rank 17th in Major League Baseball with 24 home runs.
  • They have won five of the six games this season in which they hit two or more home runs.
  • Cleveland has nine homers over its last 10 games.
  • Franmil Reyes leads the Indians with five home runs and 14 runs batted in, while accumulating a team-best batting average of .286.
  • Jordan Luplow’s five home runs lead his team.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
Twins (-125)

Over/Under Pick: Over (7.5)

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

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