Minnesota Twins vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction MLB Picks 6/26/24

Arizona Diamondbacks (38-40) vs Minnesota Twins (43-35)

Game Info: Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 9:40 pm (Chase Field)

Ryne Nelson (5-5) (5.18) vs Simeon Woods Richardson (2-1) (3.26)

Betting Odds: Arizona Diamondbacks +102 / Minnesota Twins -120 --- Over/Under: 9 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Minnesota Twins and the Arizona Diamondbacks meet Wednesday in MLB action from Chase Field. We will look at this from a betting perspective and determine the best bets for this game. Here’s a Minnesota Twins vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction.

Starting Pitching Matchup

The Minnesota Twins will send out Simeon Woods-Richardson for the start here and Woods-Richardson is 2-1 with a 3.26 ERA and 52 strikeouts this season. This will be Woods-Richardson’s first career start against the Diamondbacks. Ryne Nelson will get the start for the Diamondbacks and Nelson is 5-5 with a 5.18 ERA and 43 strikeouts this season. This will be Nelson’s second career start against the Twins.

Minnesota Twins Recap

The Minnesota Twins come into this one looking to rebound after a 5-4 loss to the Diamondbacks in Tuesday’s matchup. The loss put the Twins at risk of failing to build on their series win over the Oakland A’s last weekend.

Twins Trying To Keep Ball Rolling Offensively

Willi Castro leads the Twins at the dish with 74 hits including 20 doubles and 4 triples as well as 24 RBIs and 8 stolen bases. Ryan Jeffers has a team-high 13 home runs, 41 RBIs and 15 doubles with a .236 batting average and .323 OBP. Carlos Santana has 12 home runs with 38 RBIs while Edouard Julien also has 7 home runs, 17 RBIs and 6 stolen bases but also has 66 strikeouts as well this season.

Why the Minnesota Twins will win

  • The Diamondbacks have lost each of their last eight games as home underdogs following a win.
  • The Twins have won each of their last five Wednesday games against National League opponents.
  • The Diamondbacks have failed to cover the run line in seven of their last eight games as home underdogs following a win.
  • The road team has covered the run line in six of the Twins' last eight games.

Arizona Diamondbacks Recap

The Arizona Diamondbacks come into this one looking to keep the momentum going after their series-opening win over Minnesota on Tuesday. The win gave Arizona a great spot to bounce back from their series loss to the Phillies last weekend.

Diamondbacks Struggling With Consistency

Ketel Marte leads the Diamondbacks with 84 hits in addition to a .280 batting average and 16 doubles with 16 home runs and 46 RBIs while Lourdes Gurriel Jr. also has 10 home runs and 43 RBIs as well this season. Corbin Carroll has a team-high 14 stolen bases while Eugenio Suarez has 85 strikeouts this season. Christian Walker also has 17 home runs with a team-high 50 RBIs of his own in addition to a team-high 86 strikeouts this season.

Why the Arizona Diamondbacks will win

  • The Twins have lost each of their last three games as road favorites against National League opponents.
  • The home team has won 11 of the last 12 games between the Twins and Diamondbacks.
  • The Twins have failed to cover the run line each of their last six night games against teams that held a losing record.
  • The Diamondbacks have covered the run line in eight of their last nine home games against AL Central opponents that held a winning record.

Minnesota Twins vs Arizona Diamondbacks Prediction

I’m on the Twins here. It was one rough inning that did the Twins in on Tuesday and a late run from the bullpen, but I think they’re in a better position here. Woods-Richardson’s been solid this season and the Twins in my eyes have the better bullpen. Ryne Nelson has a history of getting torched at home and he still has an ERA near six at home this season. I think the Twins bounce back with another win here so give me Minnesota.

Chris’s Pick Minnesota -120

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