Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees: 9/8/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

New York Yankees (82-54) vs Minnesota Twins (68-66)

Game Info: Thursday, September 8, 2022 at 7:05 pm (Yankee Stadium)

Clarke Schmidt (5-4) (3.02) vs Sonny Gray (7-4) (3.10)

Betting Odds: New York Yankees -192 / Minnesota Twins +165 --- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

The New York Yankees will host the Minnesota Twins in the third game of their series in the American League Central versus American League East from Yankee Stadium on Thursday night. The weather is expected to be mildly humid with a 4.8% chance of rain and 6.3 miles per hour winds.  

The New York Yankees are coming off of a 6 run win against the Minnesota Twins in their last game. Judge homered for the fourth straight game in the win. The series is at 2-0 in favor of the New York Yankees going into game 2.

Gerrit Cole got the start for the New York Yankees. He has a 3.20 ERA, with 218 strikes and a 1.02 whip. He struck out a season-high 14 in the night game, allowing five hits and two walks in 6 2/3 innings in the win. 

New York Yankees right-hander, Nestor Cortes will be the starter for this one. He has a 2.68 ERA with 133 strikes and a .96 whip. 

The Minnesota Twins are coming off of a 6 loss win against the New York Yankees in their last game. The series is at 2-0 in favor of the New York Yankees going into game 2. 

Joe Ryan got the start for the Minnesota Twins. He has a 4.05 ERA, with 124 strikes and a 1.16 whip. He pitched 4 innings in the loss and had 3 strikeouts in the loss. He gave up hits.  

Minnesota Twins right-hander, Sonny Gray will be the starter for this one. He has a 3.10 ERA with 101 strikes and a 1.13 whip. 

The Twins are 8-20 in their last 28 Thursday games and are 8-21 in their last 29 vs. a team with a winning record. The Twins are also 7-19 in their last 26 road games. The Yankees are 4-1 in their last 5 when their opponent allows 5 runs or more in their previous game and are 4-1 in their last 5 games on grass. The Yankees are also 4-1 in their last 5 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15. The Yankees should easily win this one as the Twins are 10-44 in the last 54 meetings in New York.

Clayton’s Pick Yankees -1.5

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