Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Saturday May 9th, 2015. At 4:10 PM EST.
The (16-13) Minnesota Twins of the American League Central Division will stay in the “BUCKEYE STATE” for game two of a three-game divisional series. Minnesota will play the (10-17) Cleveland Indians also of the American League Central in 2015 MLB action. The teams will play at Progressive Field in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. The Best Sports Handicapper believes Minnesota is playing better than MLB Experts predicted. Cleveland is struggling, but they will compete with Detroit and Kansas City for the AL Central title. The opening betting line has Cleveland as a -115 home favorite; the betting total is nine runs for Saturday’s game.
The 2015 Minnesota Twins have won seven of eight. Minnesota play’s Cleveland on May 8th in the series opener. The Twins are third in the AL Central, two and a half games from first place. First Baseman Joe Mauer and shortstop and Third Baseman Trevor Plouffe leads the team at the plate. The Twin return home next Friday May 15th for a three-game homestand against Tampa Bay. Minnesota pitching is allowing opponents a .320 on-base percentage. Minnesota is 7-1 their last eight baseball games on grass. The Minnesota Twins are 8-2 their last ten Baseball Predictions overall, going over the betting odds total six times and staying under the betting odds total four. The Minnesota Twins will throw Right Hander Phil Hughes (1-4) with a 5.02 ERA in game two of the series. The California native went six innings, giving up nine hits and five runs in an 8-7 home win against Oakland on May 4th. Minnesota is 3-8 their last eleven MLB games on Saturday’s. Minnesota is 50/1 to win the 2015 American League Pennant.
The 2015 Cleveland Indians lost two of three in their last series in Kansas City. Cleveland is last in the Division, seven and a half games out of first place. Cleveland. Left Fielder Michael Brantley is the team leader with a .341 batting average and a .407 on-base percentage. Right Fielder Brandon Moss has twenty-one RBI’S and five home runs. Second Baseman Jason Kipnis has a team-best thirty hits. Cleveland is hitting .244 as a team. Cleveland will begin a seven-game road trip on May 15th in Texas. The betting odds are 8-0 Cleveland last eight as a favorite. The betting odds over the total are 10-1 the Indians last eleven baseball contests. The Cleveland Indians are 4-6 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total nine times and staying under the betting odds total once. The Left Handed Bruce Chen, who is (0-0) with a 0.00 ERA to the hill for the second game. The Former Kansas City Royals hurler sees his first action of the 2015 baseball season. The Cleveland Indians are 16/1 to win the 2015 MLB National League Title.