Pick One: Boston Red Sox -1.5 (-120) vs the Minnesota Twins
Take the Red Sox tonight as they have every edge needed. Tanner Houck has a 3.12 ERA to Twins starter Griffin Jax’s 5.11 ERA. The Sox lead in batting average, .258 to .243, in on-base percentage, .324 to.317, in slugging percentage, .441 to .425, and in on-base plus slugging, .765 to .742. The Red Sox are 64-60 against the spread while the Twins are 48-75. Boston will cover tonight.
Hit: Red Sox win 11-9
Pick Two: Over 7.5 (-105) in Milwaukee Brewers vs the Cincinnati Reds
This is a low line and both teams have at least respectable offense and the Reds are very potent at bat. The Reds have a .252 (5th) batting average, a .333 (3rd) on-base percentage, a .435 (5th) slugging percentage, and a .769 (3rd) on-base plus slugging. The Brewers are above league average in on-base percentage and almost in on-base plus slugging. Take the over it’s going to hit.
Hit: Brewers win 7-4
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