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    Bookmakers don’t expect the Boston Red Sox (38-35), at +107 on the moneyline, to continue their five-game winning streak when they square off against the Minnesota Twins (36-37), at -127, on Tuesday at 7:40 PM ET. Minnesota’s Bailey Ober starts against Boston’s Kutter Crawford.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. Red Sox

    • Game Day: Tuesday, June 20, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:40 PM ET
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: Target Field
    Twins vs Red Sox Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -127 8.5

    How Do I Watch the Twins vs. the Red Sox?

    • TV Channel: BSN

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins average 1.2 home runs per game to rank ninth in baseball with 91 total home runs.
    • Minnesota is 26th in the majors with a .228 batting average.
    • The Twins are 22nd in MLB with an on-base percentage of .309.
    • Minnesota strikes out 10.3 times per game, the worst mark in baseball.
    • The Twins have hit 50 homers at home this season (1.3 per game).
    • Minnesota is slugging .420 with 3.2 extra-base hits per game at home.
    • The club is batting .238 with 304 hits (7.8 per game) at home this season.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Carlos Correa leads Minnesota with 52 hits and a team-best slugging percentage of .410. He’s batting .218 with an on-base percentage of .301.
    • He is 142nd in batting average, 131st in on-base percentage, and 101st in slugging among qualifying hitters in the majors.
    • Correa has picked up at least one hit in two straight games. In his last five games he is batting .211 with a double and a walk.
    • Byron Buxton leads Minnesota with an OBP of .306 this season while batting .202 with 27 walks and 31 runs scored. He’s slugging .409.
    • Among qualifying hitters, his batting average ranks him 151st, his on-base percentage 123rd, and his slugging percentage 102nd.
    • Donovan Solano has collected 49 base hits, an OBP of .375 and a slugging percentage of .391 this season.
    • Joey Gallo has been key for Minnesota with 29 hits, an OBP of .314 plus a slugging percentage of .455.

    Red Sox Stats & Trends

    Red Sox Batting

    • The Red Sox’s 77 home runs rank 20th in Major League Baseball.
    • Boston ranks fourth in MLB with a .263 team batting average.
    • The Red Sox have an on-base percentage of .336 this season, which ranks fourth in the league.
    • Boston is one of the best teams in baseball at making contact this season, ranking sixth with an average of 7.9 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1 home runs per game in their 34 road contests this season.
    • In 34 road games this season, it is slugging .376 with 98 hits going for extra bases.
    • In away games this season, they’re batting .230 with 7.7 base hits per contest.

    Red Sox Key Batters

    • Alex Verdugo has accumulated a team-best OBP (.377) and slugging percentage (.467). He’s batting .303.
    • Including all qualified players in MLB, his batting average puts him ninth, his on-base percentage ranks 18th, and he is 52nd in slugging.
    • Verdugo brings a 10-game hitting streak into this game. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .395 with five doubles, a triple, three walks and seven RBI.
    • Rafael Devers paces his team with 65 hits. He has a batting average of .242 while slugging .491 with an on-base percentage of .305.
    • His batting average ranks 108th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage ranks 124th, and he is 30th in slugging.
    • Masataka Yoshida is hitting .302 with 17 doubles, two triples, seven home runs and 25 walks.
    • Justin Turner is hitting .277 with 15 doubles, 10 home runs and 28 walks.

    Twins vs. Red Sox Probable Pitchers

    Bailey Ober (MIN) Pitcher Kutter Crawford (BOS)
    4 – 3 W/L 1 – 3
    57.2 IP 40.2
    2.65 ERA 3.98
    0.988 WHIP 1.107
    8.4 K/9 9.1
    2.2 BB/9 2

    Twins vs. Red Sox Injury Updates

    • Twins: Jorge Polanco: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Jorge López: 15 Day IL (Mental), Kenta Maeda: 15 Day IL (Tricep), Caleb Thielbar: 15 Day IL (Oblique), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), Nick Gordon: 60 Day IL (Shin), Jorge Alcala: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Michael A. Taylor: day-to-day (Undisclosed)
    • Red Sox: Yu Chang: 10 Day IL (Hand), Tanner Houck: 15 Day IL (Face), Richard Bleier: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), John Schreiber: 15 Day IL (Side), Joely Rodriguez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Chris Sale: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Zack Kelly: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Wyatt Mills: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Trevor Story: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Adalberto Mondesi: 60 Day IL (Knee)

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