The surging Los Angeles Dodgers seek their seventh consecutive victory Tuesday when they host the Minnesota Twins in the second of a three-game set. First pitch is set for 10:10 p.m. ET from Dodger Stadium. Max Muncy homered twice and Chris Taylor scored on a bases-loaded walk to give Los Angeles a 9-8 victory in 12 innings Monday. The AL Central-leading Twins (23-19) rallied from a 5-1 deficit and led 8-7 in the 10th before the Dodgers (27-15) rallied back.
For Tuesday, the Dodgers are -205 favorites (risk $205 to win $100), while the Twins are offered at +170 in the latest Caesars Sportsbook MLB odds. The over/under for total runs scored is 8. Other MLB lines of note include the Mets as -160 favorites against the Rays in a 7:10 p.m. ET start, while the Braves and Rangers game at 8:05 p.m. ET is listed as a -110 pick’em. Before making any MLB picks or parlays, be sure to check out the MLB predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.
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After simulating every game on Tuesday 10,000 times, the model is picking the Colorado Rockies (-130) to defeat the Cincinnati Reds (+110) at 8:40 p.m. ET. The model sees Colorado winning this matchup in a whopping 63% of simulations.
The rebuilding Reds have started to dip into their pool of prospects to see who might flourish at the major-league level. Left-hander Brandon Williamson, who was called up from Triple-A on Monday, will make his debut Tuesday for Cincinnati. He went 2-4 with a 6.62 ERA in eight starts for Triple-A Louisville this season.
The Rockies, who won the series opener 9-8 on Monday, will counter with recent acquisition Chase Anderson, who started this season with the Reds. The veteran right-hander is 6-3 with a 3.72 ERA in 15 career starts against the Reds. See who else to back here.