Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers - 10/1/22 MLB Picks and Prediction

Detroit Tigers (63-93) vs Minnesota Twins (77-80)

Game Info: Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 6:10 pm (Comerica Park)

Drew Hutchison (3-9) (4.54) vs Dylan Bundy (8-8) (4.93)

Betting Odds: Detroit Tigers +115 / Minnesota Twins -140 --- Over/Under: 7.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Minnesota Twins will play the Detroit Tigers in Game 2 of their series at Comerica Park on Saturday night.

The Minnesota Twins are 77-80 this season and have won three of their last four games. Minnesota won Game 1 of this series by a score of 7-0 on Friday night. The Minnesota pitching staff has a 4.00 ERA, a 1.25 WHIP, and a .243 opponent batting average this season. The Twins offense has scored 677 runs with a .249 batting average and a .318 on base percentage. Carlos Correa is batting .287 with 22 home runs and 63 RBI’s for the Twins this season. The projected starter for Minnesota is Dylan Bundy, who is 8-8 with a 4.93 ERA and a 1.29 WHIP over 135 innings pitched this season.

The Detroit Tigers are 63-93 this season and have won six of their last seven games. Prior to losing Game 1 of this series, Detroit won all three games in their series against Kansas City. The Detroit pitching staff has a 4.05 ERA, a 1.30 WHIP, and a .247 opponent batting average. The Tigers offense has scored 529 runs with a .231 batting average and a .286 on base percentage this year. Javier Baez is batting .239 with 16 home runs and 63 RBI’s for the Tigers this season. The projected starter for Detroit is Drew Hutchison, who is 3-9 with a 4.54 ERA and a 1.46 WHIP over 101 innings pitched this season.

Minnesota is 1-4 in their last 5 Saturday games and 5-10 in their last 15 games. The over is 4-1 in Minnesota’s last 5 Saturday games. Detroit is 6-1 in their last 7 games and 6-1 in their last 7 games against the AL Central. The over is 4-1 in Detroit’s last 5 Saturday games. Minnesota is 5-1 in these two teams last 6 head to head meetings.

The Tigers had their winning streak snapped on Friday night, but will look to start a new one on Saturday night. Detroit is starting Drew Hutchison, who has allowed eight runs over his last 9.2 innings pitched. For the Twins, Dylan Bundy has allowed eight earned runs over his last 8 innings pitched. I am taking the over in this game, as neither pitcher has had success recently.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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