Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds & Game Analysis | August 2


By Claudio Fortuna | August 2, 2022 12:54 PM

The Detroit Tigers visit the Minnesota Twins at Target Field, taking the field at 7:40pm ET on Tuesday August 2nd, 7:40pm ET. The Detroit Tigers are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 9 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at the Major League Baseball game between the Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins.

Minnesota and Detroit Betting Info

  • Each of the Twins’ last four games following an extra innings win have gone OVER the total runs line.
  • The Tigers have won seven of their last eight games as underdogs after going to extra innings.

Detroit Tigers Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .227
Team OBP .285
AVG Runs Scored 3.2
Team ERA 4.05
Team WHIP 1.27
Starters ERA 4.86
Starters WHIP 1.33

Key Players for Detroit

  • Derek Law: 0.00 ERA, 9.00 K/9, 2.00 WHIP
  • Gregory Soto: 2.25 ERA, 9.50 K/9, 1.17 WHIP
  • Garrett Hill: 5.89 ERA, 3.81 K/9, 1.35 WHIP
  • Jonathan Schoop: .208 Batting Avg, .244 OBP, .311 SLG, .555 OPS, 34 Runs
  • Tucker Barnhart: .203 Batting Avg, .259 OBP, .235 SLG, .494 OPS, 8 Runs
  • Ednel Báez: .221 Batting Avg, .266 OBP, .379 SLG, .645 OPS, 38 Runs
  • Kody Clemens: .134 Batting Avg, .200 OBP, .284 SLG, .484 OPS, 8 Runs
  • Jeimer Candelario: .208 Batting Avg, .273 OBP, .367 SLG, .640 OPS, 33 Runs
  • Riley Greene: .236 Batting Avg, .306 OBP, .338 SLG, .644 OPS, 21 Runs
  • Victor Reyes: .284 Batting Avg, .310 OBP, .378 SLG, .688 OPS, 11 Runs
  • Harold Castro: .281 Batting Avg, .313 OBP, .404 SLG, .717 OPS, 23 Runs
  • Jose Cabrera: .274 Batting Avg, .325 OBP, .341 SLG, .666 OPS, 23 Runs

Minnesota Twins Stats

Season Stats
Team Batting AVG .251
Team OBP .321
AVG Runs Scored 4.5
Team ERA 4.03
Team WHIP 1.24
Starters ERA 4.19
Starters WHIP 1.23

Key Players for Minnesota

  • Jhoan Duran: 2.15 ERA, 11.35 K/9, 0.96 WHIP
  • Aaron Sanchez: 3.60 ERA, 14.40 K/9, 1.20 WHIP
  • Jharel Cotton: 2.83 ERA, 7.97 K/9, 1.11 WHIP
  • Alexander Kirilloff: .250 Batting Avg, .290 OBP, .361 SLG, .651 OPS, 14 Runs
  • Jose Miranda: .280 Batting Avg, .323 OBP, .477 SLG, .800 OPS, 25 Runs
  • Jorge Polanco: .238 Batting Avg, .348 OBP, .419 SLG, .767 OPS, 45 Runs
  • Byron Buxton: .220 Batting Avg, .296 OBP, .550 SLG, .846 OPS, 55 Runs
  • Giovanny Urshela: .268 Batting Avg, .313 OBP, .431 SLG, .744 OPS, 37 Runs
  • Gary Sánchez: .211 Batting Avg, .275 OBP, .389 SLG, .664 OPS, 28 Runs
  • Kyle Garlick: .257 Batting Avg, .319 OBP, .514 SLG, .833 OPS, 18 Runs
  • Luis Arraez: .331 Batting Avg, .401 OBP, .437 SLG, .838 OPS, 56 Runs
  • Carlos Correa: .268 Batting Avg, .342 OBP, .444 SLG, .786 OPS, 44 Runs

In the last 5 matchups between the Twins and Tigers, the Twins won three times and the Tigers won twice. Their most recent matchup on August 1, 2022 ended 5-3 with the Minnesota Twins taking the win.

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