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    The Houston Astros take on the Minnesota Twins to start the ALDS on Saturday at 4:00 AM ET at Minute Maid Park. Both teams have not yet named a projected starter.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Astros vs. Twins

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 4:00 AM ET
    • Location: Houston, Texas
    • Stadium: Minute Maid Park
    Astros vs Twins Betting Information
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    Astros -162 7.5

    How Do I Watch the Astros vs. the Twins?

    • TV Channel: FOX

    Astros Stats & Trends

    Astros Batting

    • The Astros are seventh-best in MLB play with 222 total home runs.
    • Houston is fourth in MLB with a .259 batting average.
    • The Astros rank fourth in MLB with a .332 on-base percentage.
    • Houston strikes out 7.7 times per game to rank third in the majors.
    • The Astros have hit 92 home runs at home this season (1.1 per game).
    • Houston is averaging 2.9 extra-base hits per game while slugging .411 in home contests.
    • The club is batting .250 with 669 hits (8.3 per game) at home this season.

    Astros Key Batters

    • Kyle Tucker leads Houston in OBP (.369), slugging percentage (.517) and total hits (163) this season. He has a .284 batting average.
    • Among all qualifying hitters, he ranks 18th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 15th, and he is 13th in slugging.
    • Tucker has picked up at least one hit in six games in a row. During his last 10 outings he is hitting .286 with four doubles, two triples, a home run, six walks and four RBI.
    • Alex Bregman has hit 25 homers this season while driving in 98 runs. He’s batting .262 this season and slugging .441 with an on-base percentage of .363.
    • His batting average is 66th among qualified players, his on-base percentage 20th, and his slugging percentage 69th.
    • Bregman has picked up at least one hit in five straight games. In his last five games he is hitting .350 with a double, a triple, a home run, two walks and two RBI.
    • Yordan Alvarez has 119 hits this season and has a slash line of .290/.405/.578.
    • Alvarez brings a four-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .211 with a home run, three walks and an RBI.
    • Jose Altuve has 17 home runs, 51 RBI and a batting average of .311 this season.

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins rank third in Major League Baseball with 233 home runs.
    • Minnesota’s .243 batting average ranks 21st in the majors this season.
    • The Twins have the 12th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.325).
    • Minnesota is a team with a lot of swing and miss this season, ranking last with an average of 10.2 strikeouts per game.
    • In 81 games on the road this season, they’ve hit 115 homers, an average of 1.4 per contest.
    • In 81 road games this season, it is slugging .407 with 241 hits going for extra bases.
    • They are averaging 8.3 base hits per game and batting .237 on the road this season.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Max Kepler has 22 doubles, two triples, 24 home runs and 45 walks while batting .260. He’s slugging .484 with an on-base percentage of .332.
    • Kepler takes a six-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last 10 games he is batting .314 with a double, two home runs, five walks and six RBI.
    • Carlos Correa leads his team with 118 hits and a .312 on-base percentage, with a team-high .399 slugging percentage. He has a batting average of .230.
    • Including all qualified hitters, he ranks 125th in batting average, 108th in on-base percentage and 106th in slugging percentage.
    • Willi Castro is batting .257 with 18 doubles, five triples, nine home runs and 34 walks.
    • Edouard Julien is hitting .260 with 16 doubles, a triple, 16 home runs and 64 walks.

    Astros vs. Twins Injury Updates

    • Astros: Luis Garcia: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60 Day IL (Elbow)
    • Twins: Byron Buxton: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Joey Gallo: 10 Day IL (Foot), Dallas Keuchel: 15 Day IL (Calf), Jovani Moran: 60 Day IL (Forearm), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), Oliver Ortega: 60 Day IL (Back), José De León: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Jose Miranda: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Nick Gordon: 60 Day IL (Shin), Matt Canterino: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed)

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


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