Minnesota Twins at Arizona Diamondbacks odds, picks and predictions

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The Minnesota Twins (37-29) take on the Arizona Diamondbacks (31-35) for the second of their 3-game series Saturday. First pitch is 10:10 p.m. ET at Chase Field. Let’s analyze Tipico Sportsbook‘s lines around the Twins vs. Diamondbacks odds with MLB picks and predictions.

The Diamondbacks lead the season series 1-0.

The Twins fell 7-2 in the series opener Friday and are 2-2 on their current road trip. They are 7-6 in their last 13 games.

The Diamondbacks picked up their second straight win Friday. They are 5-4 in their last 9 games.

Twins at Diamondbacks projected starters

RHP Dylan Bundy vs. RHP Luke Weaver

Bundy (3-3, 5.87 ERA) makes his 11th start. He has a 1.46 WHIP, 2.0 BB/9 and 7.2 K/9 through 46 IP.

  • The Twins have dropped 7 straight games when he is on the mound after he won his first 3 games of the season.
  • Has a 9.49 ERA over 12 1/3 innings across his last 3 starts.

Weaver (1-0, 4.91 ERA) makes his 1st start of the season after appearing twice out of the bullpen. He has a 2.18 WHIP, 2 BB and 4 K through 3 2/3 IP.

  • He missed 2 months with elbow inflammation which was the third time he has landed on the injured list with arm issues in the last four seasons.
  • Picked up the win in relief with 1 run allowed o 3 hits and 2 walks with 4 strikeouts in 3 innings in his lone appearance since being activated Sunday at the Philadelphia Phillies.

Twins at Diamondbacks odds and lines

  • Money line (ML): Twins -115 (bet $115 to win $100) | Diamondbacks -105 (bet $105 to win $100)
  • Run line (RL)/Against the spread (ATS): Twins -1.5 (+135) | Diamondbacks +1.5 (-170)
  • Over/Under (O/U): 9.5 (O: -102 | U: -122)

Twins at Diamondbacks picks and predictions

Prediction

Diamondbacks 6, Twins 5

Money line

The last 7 starts for Bundy have been losses for the Twins. He has allowed 4 earned runs or more in 5 of his last 7 appearances.

The Diamondbacks are now 15-17 at home. They have won 2 games in a row but have not had a 3-game win streak since taking 3 in a row from the Chicago Cubs May 19-21.

Weaver will be a boost before turning the game over to the bullpen.

Take the DIAMONDBACKS (-105).

Run line/Against the spread

The Twins, despite their winning record overall this season, are only 30-36 ATS overall and 15-17 ATS on the road.

The Diamondbacks are 4th in the majors with a 38-28 ATS record overall. They are 13-9 ATS as home underdogs.

Over/Under

Bundy’s last 3 starts and 6 of his 10 starts overall have all had 10 or more runs.

The Diamondbacks have scored 7 runs in consecutive games and have scored 5 or more in 7 of their last 10 games.

While Weaver was sharp in his last outing, he will not go deep into the game. Arizona’s bullpen ERA is 4.37, 23rd in the league.

Take OVER 9.5 (-102).

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