Toronto Blue Jays vs Minnesota Twins - DraftKings Sportsbook Promo and Prediction
August 4, 2022
On Thursday evening, Toronto Blue Jays will play the first out of four-game series against Minnesota Twins at Target Field in Minneapolis. Currently, the Blue Jays (58-46) are in the second position in AL East and going 7-3 in the last ten MLB games. Meanwhile, the Twins (55-49) topped the AL Central and had a 5-5 win-loss record in the last ten games.
In their last MLB game, Blue Jays lost 3-2 to Tampa Bay Rays with a homer, two doubles, and four hits, while the Twins secured a 4-1 home win against Detroit Tigers with no homer, one double, and seven hits.
On DraftKings Sportsbook, the odds for this game is a win for the Blue Jays at -125, while the Twins is having the odds at +105. If bettors place their bets on this match, they can claim the Bet $5 Win $200 MLB special promo offer.
Why bet on the Toronto Blue Jays?
✅ Blue Jays recorded 58 wins this season.
✅ In the last ten games, Blue Jays won seven and lost only three.
✅ Starting pitcher Alex Manoah has an 11-5 win-loss record when playing for Blue Jays.
|Teams:||Toronto Blue Jays vs Minnesota Twins|
|When:||Thursday, August 4, 7:40 PM ET|
|Venue:||Target Field, Minneapolis, MN|
|Betting Pick:||Blue Jays to win Moneyline @ -125|
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Toronto Blue Jays vs Minnesota Twins
Toronto Blue Jays
In its last MLB games, Blue Jays lost 3-2 to Tampa Bay Rays, but they were after winning three out of four-game in that series. Despite losing the three-game win streak, Blue Jays can secure the second position in AL East standing and going 7-3 in their last ten MLB games.
Interim manager John Schneider probably will play Alex Manoah (11-5) as a starting pitcher for the upcoming match. The right-handed pitcher recorded a 2.43 ERA and 114 Ks while pitching for the Blue Jays.
Manoah will be supported by infielders in defense, namely Vladimir Guerrero, Alejandro Kirk, Santiago Espinal, and Matt Chapman. For catching the ball outfield, Schneider’s probable players will be RF Teoscar Hernandez, LF Lourdes Gurriel Jr., and CF Raimei Tapia.
Bo Bichette (14 HR, 56 RBI), Cavan Biggio (2 HR, 14 RBI), and Matt Chapman (20 HR, 57 RBI) will play as first-inning batters against the Twins.
Injured Ross Stripling (15-day), George Springer (day-to-today), and Nate Pearson (60-day) will be sidelined for the series opener at Target Field.
The host side, the Minnesota Twins after securing a 4-1 home win against the Detroit Tigers in the last game out of three-game and secured the series with a 2-1 score. With that result, the Twins topped the AL Central and had a 5-5 win-loss record in the last ten games.
Manager Rocco Baldelli will start Sonny Gray (6-3) on the mound against the Blue Jays’ batting lineup. This season, Gray recorded a 3.41 ERA and struck out 69 times while pitching for the Twins.
The right-handed pitcher will be supported by the team's fielders in the field for defensive play, namely Carlos Correa, Jorge Polanco, Jose Miranda, Nick Gordon, Jake Cave, Sandy Leon, and Mark Contreras.
To try to score home runs, Baldelli's first-inning batter will be Luis Arraez (6 HR, 34 RBI), Tim Beckham (0 HR, 0 RBI), and Byron Buxton (26 HR, 46 RBI).
Some players will be sidelined for the upcoming match, including Miguel Sano (60-day) and Alex Kirilloff (10-day).