An interleague series begins Monday night when the Minnesota Twins (23-18, 9-10 away) visit the Los Angeles Dodgers (26-15, 15-6 home). Both teams sit at the top of their divisions and both have at least three game leads over the trailing pack. Below is my MLB pick for the Minnesota Twins vs Los Angeles Dodgers.
Minnesota Twins vs Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Pick
The Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers -116
This game will be played at Dodger Stadium at 10:10 p.m. on Monday, May 15, 2023.
Why Bet the Los Angeles Dodgers:
✅ Los Angeles is getting hot again and they have won five straight games.
✅ At home, the Dodgers are dominant having won nine in a row.
✅ Minnesota has lost 10 consecutive games against Los Angeles.
Minnesota Twins Had a Good Weekend
Minnesota was having a bit of a rough patch, but the end of last week has turned things around for them. The Twins ended their midweek series with two wins against the Padres and then they took two of three against the Cubs over the weekend. In the Saturday and Sunday wins, the Twins outscored Chicago 27-4.
Pablo Lopez is set to make his ninth start of the season and he will look to build on his 3.47 ERA and 1.07 WHIP in 49.1 innings pitched.
Minnesota has been balanced at the plate as Trevor Larnach, somehow, leads the way with a .234 batting average, Joey Gallo has hit nine home runs, and Carlos Correa has knocked in 23 RBIs,
The Los Angeles Dodgers Made a Statement
Los Angeles made an early season statement over the weekend as they welcomed in division rival San Diego. The Dodgers pitching staff came ready to play as they swept the Padres and did not allow any more than two runs in any of the three games.
Noah Syndergaard is grabbing the ball for the eighth time this year and he will need to improve on his 6.12 ERA and 1.42 WHIP in 32.1 innings pitched.
Max Muncy has been raking to start the season and he leads the Dodgers with 12 home runs and 29 RBIs. Freddie Freeman is batting a team high .302 through the first six weeks.