Indians Vs Twins: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – September 6, 2021

Written By Staff on September 6, 2021

The Cleveland Indians (68-66) will look to Franmil Reyes, who is riding a two-game home run streak, when they play the Minnesota Twins (59-77) at 6:10 PM ET on Monday at Progressive Field. Minnesota’s (-130 to win) Bailey Ober and Cleveland’s (+110) Logan Allen will start this matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of September 6, 2021, 6:00 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Twins vs Indians Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Ober (MIN) Pitcher Allen (CLE)
2 – 2 W/L 1 – 5
74.2 IP 35.1
3.98 ERA 6.62
1.210 WHIP 1.420
9.3 K/9 5.9
2.0 BB/9 3.6

Twins Probable Starter Bailey Ober

  • Ober (2-2 with a 3.98 ERA and 77 strikeouts in 74 2/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Twins, his 17th of the season.
  • In his last time out on Monday, Aug. 30 against the Tigers, the right-hander threw six innings, allowing two earned runs while surrendering five hits.
  • He will face an Indians offense that ranks 19th in the league with 604 total runs scored while batting .239 as a squad. His opponent has a collective .413 slugging percentage (13th in MLB action) and has hit a total of 175 home runs (10th in the league).
  • The Twins are 3-3 in Ober’s six starts this season with Minnesota as the moneyline favorite.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of September 6, 2021 at 6:16 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Indians Stats vs Ober

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Myles Straw 8 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Bradley Zimmer 5 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Daniel Johnson 4 .250 1 1 2 .250 1.250
Amed Rosario 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Andrés Giménez 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
José Ramírez 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 1.000
Yu Chang 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.500

Indians Probable Starter Logan Allen

  • The Indians will hand the ball to Allen (1-5) for his 10th start of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Thursday, when he gave up two earned runs and allowed five hits in 6 2/3 innings against the Royals.
  • The Twins have scored 615 runs this season, which ranks 16th in MLB. They have 1104 hits, 15th in baseball, with 189 home runs (fifth in the league).
  • His team has been victorious in 16.7% of the games he’s started as the moneyline underdog with a record of 1-5.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of September 6, 2021 at 6:16 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Twins Stats vs Allen

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Byron Buxton 2 1.000 2 1 1 1.000 4.000
Brent Rooker 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Willians Astudillo 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Josh Donaldson 1 1.000 1 1 1 1.000 5.000
Jorge Polanco 1 1.000 1 1 2 1.000 5.000
Andrelton Simmons 1 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Twins Betting Trends

  • The Twins score an average of 4.5 runs per road game compared to 4.6 per contest at home.
  • The Twins are the 16th-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 4.5 runs per game (615 total).
  • The Twins have compiled a 33-39 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 45.8% of those games).
  • Minnesota has a record of 25-25 when playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -130 or shorter (50%).
  • In the 135 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for Minnesota, it has combined with opponents to go over the total 76 times (76-52-7).
  • Minnesota has a 1-2 record across the three games it was favored on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.
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Indians Betting Trends

  • The Indians rank 19th in the league with 604 total runs scored this season.
  • They’ve scored 4.6 runs per game this season at home compared to an average of 4.4 per contest on the road.
  • The Indians have won 31, or 41.9%, of the 74 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Cleveland has a record of 20-31 in games where bookmakers have them as underogs of at least +110 on the moneyline.
  • Cleveland and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 67 of their 131 opportunities.
  • Cleveland has played as the underdog in nine of its past 10 games and has won five of those contests.

Twins Players to Watch

  • Jorge Polanco paces the Twins in home runs (26) and runs batted in (82).
  • Polanco ranks 24th in HR (26), 22nd in RBI (82), and 20th in SLG (.504) among qualifying hitters in MLB action.
  • Josh Donaldson has 20 doubles, 21 home runs and 57 walks while hitting .253.
  • Donaldson is not among league batting leaders in MLB among qualifying batters in MLB.

Twins Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jorge Polanco 490 .278 82 26 82 .336 .840
Miguel Sanó 377 .218 56 24 62 .304 .763
Andrelton Simmons 368 .220 35 3 28 .284 .558
Josh Donaldson 367 .253 58 21 59 .351 .831
Max Kepler 352 .210 51 16 46 .304 .727
Luis Arraez 346 .295 50 2 34 .359 .738
Ryan Jeffers 218 .193 22 12 30 .273 .667
Willians Astudillo 187 .246 16 7 20 .272 .668
Jake Cave 139 .194 14 3 10 .263 .580
Byron Buxton 138 .304 24 10 19 .347 .963

Indians Players to Watch

  • Jose Ramirez is batting .263 this season with a team-high 32 home runs and 87 RBI.
  • Ramirez ranks 20th in SLG (.554), ninth in HR (32), and 16th in RBI (87) among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Amed Rosario has 140 hits and an OBP of .326 to go with a slugging percentage of .418 this season.

Indians Batting Stats (2021)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Amed Rosario 488 .287 69 10 50 .326 .744
José Ramírez 457 .263 90 32 87 .339 .893
Franmil Reyes 335 .260 48 26 70 .330 .879
Myles Straw 325 .262 44 2 34 .339 .665
Harold Ramirez 278 .270 29 6 33 .304 .714
Bradley Zimmer 235 .243 33 6 29 .345 .698
Austin Hedges 233 .185 25 8 27 .225 .534
Bobby Bradley 176 .222 32 12 31 .319 .791
Yu Chang 171 .222 26 7 26 .256 .689
Oscar Mercado 151 .225 18 3 11 .299 .643

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