Wade Miley will get the start for the Brewers (68-57, 33-27 home) as they host the Twins (65-60, 29-34 away) at American Family Field. The Twins will give the starting nod to Bailey Ober. Check out my prediction for game one of this interleague matchup between the Minnesota Twins and Milwaukee Brewers.


The Pick: Milwaukee Brewers -109

This game will be played at American Family Field at 8:10 ET on Tuesday, August 22nd.


  • The Brewers have gone 6-4 in their ten games at home.
  • So far this year, the Brewers lead the season series against the Twins 0-2.
  • Bailey Ober has given up five home runs across his last four starts.


On a record of 65-60, the Twins are 1st in the AL Central. At home, they have put together a win percent of 58.1% compared to 46.0% on the road. This season, Minnesota has gone 27-31 against teams who are above .500, and hold an overall series record of 18-16-5.

Bailey Ober is making his 21st appearance of the season with a 6-6 record. So far, he has an ERA of 3.40 and opponents are batting .243 against him. On the road, Ober is 4-3 with a 4.53 ERA, while at home he is 2-3 on an ERA of 3.14. His overall slugging percentage allowed for the season stands at .407.

Bailey Ober’s most recent outing saw him surrender four hits over five innings of work, resulting in two earned runs. The Twins ultimately emerged victorious from the matchup with the Tigers, 5-3, though Ober was not credited with a decision.

The Twins have been one of the top power lineups in the league of late, having hit 13 home runs over their last ten games. Compared to other clubs, this is 5th best in that span. For the season, they are ranked 6th in home runs and 13th in slugging percentage. Overall, Minnesota is averaging 4.4 runs per game (18th).

Over the Twins’ last ten games, Matt Wallner has been a major offensive contributor, leading the team with two home runs. His season-long total of nine homers puts him at the top of the leaderboard. Wallner’s overall batting average stands at .237, making him a valuable asset to Minnesota’s lineup.


The Brewers enter today’s game with an overall record of 68-57, including putting together an above .500 mark at home (33-27). This year, Milwaukee has played in 39 series and have gone 20-17-2. Currently, they are 1st in the NL Central.

Entering with a 6-3 record, Wade Miley is making his 17th appearance of the season. His ERA stands at 3.05 and he has held opposing batters to a .230 batting average. On the road, Miley is 2-2 with an ERA of 3.43, while at home he has gone 4-1 with a 3.30 ERA. Teams have managed to slug only .385 against him for the season thus far.

Wade Miley’s most recent outing ended in a 7-1 loss to the Dodgers, with the lefty lasting five innings and surrendering seven hits that resulted in three earned runs.

In their ten most recent games, the Brewers have put together a batting average of only .222, placing them 23rd compared to the rest of the league. At 4.3 runs per game, Milwaukee is 21st in the MLB. This figure has come on a team batting average of .234 and OPS of .691 which has them 25th in baseball.

Willy Adames has been a key contributor to the Milwaukee offense this season, boasting a .211 batting average and .387 slugging percentage. In the team’s last ten games, Adames has been on fire at the plate, leading the Brewers in hits with a .315 average.