7* Tuesday MLB HOU/MIN
Minnesota vs. Houston,
09/03/2013 20:10 EDT,
Score: 9 - 6
Money Line: -120 Houston
Houston Astros ML
The Houston Astros host the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday in game two of a three-game set. Minnesota won game one in the series on Monday, 10-6.
Jarred Cosart takes the hill for the Astros in this one. He’s been dominant in eight starts thisseason, posting a 1.59 ERA on the season.
Expect him to continue to dominate in this one, as he faces a Twins team that is without its best hitters, and effectively resembles a Triple-A squad at the moment.
While Cosart’s base numbers look great, he hasn’t been able to pile up wins, largely due to a lack of run support.
Don’t expect that to be an issue in this one, as Pedro Hernandez will take the hill for the Twins.
Hernandez has been in and out of the starting rotation for the Twins this season, due to ineffectiveness. Don’t let his 3-1 record fool you – he’s posted a 5.54 ERA and 1.69 WHIP on the season.
Opposing hitters have compiled a .311 batting average against Minnesota this season, and a .337 batting average against in his career.
The Astros are 11-3 in their last 14 games as a favorite of -110 to -150.
Good Luck, Razor Ray
7* Play on Houston Astros -120