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    The Houston Astros (31-22) are looking for continued production from a hitter when they match up against the Minnesota Twins (28-26) on Tuesday at 8:10 PM ET at Minute Maid Park. Jose Altuve is on a two-game home run streak for the underdog Astros (+106) going into this matchup with the favored Twins (-126). Minnesota’s Joe Ryan gets the start against Houston’s Brandon Bielak.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. Astros

    • Game Day: Tuesday, May 30, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Houston, Texas
    • Stadium: Minute Maid Park
    Twins vs Astros Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -126 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Twins vs. the Astros?

    • TV Channel: SportsNet SW

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins rank seventh in MLB play with 74 home runs. They average 1.4 per game.
    • Minnesota has the 25th-ranked batting average in the majors (.231).
    • The Twins rank 21st in baseball with an on-base percentage of .314.
    • Minnesota’s 10.1 strikeouts per game are the most in the majors.
    • The Twins average 1.3 home runs per road game this season (34 total on the road).
    • Minnesota is slugging .374 with 2.7 extra-base hits per game in road contests.
    • The team averages 7.5 hits per game and is batting .218 on the road this season.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Byron Buxton has 40 hits and an OBP of .325 to go with a slugging percentage of .455. All three of those stats lead Minnesota hitters this season. He has a .225 batting average, as well.
    • He is 140th in batting average, 98th in on-base percentage, and 65th in slugging among all qualified hitters in baseball.
    • Carlos Correa has 11 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 25 walks. He’s batting .210 and slugging .381 with an on-base percentage of .304.
    • His batting average ranks 153rd among qualified players, his on-base percentage 133rd, and his slugging percentage 122nd.
    • Joey Gallo is batting .198 with a .516 slugging percentage and 23 RBI this year.
    • Gallo has recorded at least one base hit in two games in a row. During his last five outings he is hitting .214 with six walks.
    • Max Kepler is batting .202 with a .286 OBP and 14 RBI for Minnesota this season.

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros have hit 54 homers this season, which ranks 23rd in the league.
    • Houston ranks 18th in MLB with a .245 team batting average.
    • The Astros have the 19th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.316).
    • Houston is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking sixth with an average of 8.0 strikeouts per game.
    • In 26 games at home this season, they’ve hit 22 homers, an average of 0.8 per contest.
    • In 26 home games this season, it is slugging .368 with 64 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 7.8 base hits per game and batting .240 as a team at home this season.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Yordan Alvarez has a team-high OBP (.397), while leading the Astros in hits (48). He’s batting .284 and slugging.
    • He ranks 35th in batting average, 11th in on-base percentage and second in slugging percentage among all qualifying batters in the majors.
    • Alex Bregman has seven doubles, a triple, six home runs and 28 walks while batting .235. He’s slugging .368 with an on-base percentage of .332.
    • His batting average ranks 124th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 85th, and he is 132nd in slugging.
    • Kyle Tucker has put up a team-high .443 slugging percentage.
    • Jeremy Pena is batting .243 with 12 doubles, a triple, eight home runs and nine walks.

    Twins vs. Astros Probable Pitchers

    Joe Ryan (MIN) Pitcher Brandon Bielak (HOU)
    7 – 1 W/L 1 – 2
    61 IP 25.1
    2.21 ERA 3.55
    0.951 WHIP 1.539
    10.3 K/9 7.8
    1.5 BB/9 3.2

    Twins vs. Astros Injury Updates

    • Twins: Jorge Polanco: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Trevor Larnach: 10 Day IL (Pneumonia), Kenta Maeda: 15 Day IL (Tricep), Jorge Alcala: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Caleb Thielbar: 15 Day IL (Oblique strain), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), Nick Gordon: 60 Day IL (Shin), Gilberto Celestino: 60 Day IL (Thumb), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Emilio Pagán: day-to-day (Hip)
    • Astros: Michael Brantley: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Urquidy: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Luis Garcia: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Lance McCullers Jr.: 15 Day IL (Elbow)

    Recent Scores and Betting Lines for the Twins and Astros (Last 10 Games)

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