Monday's contest between the Cincinnati Reds (78-73) and Minnesota Twins (79-71) going head to head at Great American Ball Park has a projected final score of 5-4 (according to our computer prediction) in favor of the Reds, so it should be a tight matchup. The game will begin at 6:40 PM ET on September 18.

The Twins will give the ball to Joe Ryan (10-9, 4.20 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 11 on the season, and the Reds will turn to Connor Phillips.

Twins vs. Reds Game Info & Odds

  • When: Monday, September 18, 2023 at 6:40 PM ET
  • Where: Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • How to Watch on TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Twins vs. Reds Score Prediction

Our pick for this matchup is Reds 6, Twins 5.

Total Prediction for Twins vs. Reds

  • Total Prediction: Under 9.5 runs

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Twins Performance Insights

  • In seven games over the last 10 matchups when favored by sportsbooks, the Twins have a record of 5-2.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Minnesota and its opponents are 6-4-0 in its last 10 games with a total.
  • Bookmakers have not set a spread for any of the Twins' last 10 games.
  • The Twins have won 60, or 60%, of the 100 games they've played as favorites this season.
  • Minnesota has entered 56 games this season favored by -150 or more and is 31-25 in those contests.
  • The oddsmakers' moneyline implies a 60% chance of a victory for the Twins.
  • Minnesota ranks 11th in the majors with 705 total runs scored this season.
  • The Twins have a 3.89 team ERA that ranks fifth among all league pitching staffs.

Reds Performance Insights

  • In six games as the underdog over the last 10 matchups, the Reds have posted a mark of 2-4.
  • In its previous 10 games with a total, Cincinnati and its opponents have combined to exceed the over/under on five occasions.
  • Oddsmakers have yet to post a spread in any of the Reds' past 10 games.
  • The Reds have won in 51, or 47.7%, of the 107 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs this year.
  • This year, Cincinnati has won 21 of 46 games when listed as at least +125 or worse on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Reds have a 44.4% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • The offense for Cincinnati is No. 10 in MLB, scoring 4.7 runs per game (710 total runs).
  • The Reds have pitched to a 4.72 ERA this season, which ranks 23rd in baseball.

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Twins Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 13 Rays L 5-4 Dallas Keuchel vs Taj Bradley
September 14 @ White Sox W 10-2 Kenta Maeda vs José Ureña
September 15 @ White Sox W 10-2 Bailey Ober vs Jesse Scholtens
September 16 @ White Sox L 7-6 Pablo Lopez vs Touki Toussaint
September 17 @ White Sox W 4-0 Sonny Gray vs Dylan Cease
September 18 @ Reds - Joe Ryan vs Connor Phillips
September 19 @ Reds - Kenta Maeda vs TBA
September 20 @ Reds - Bailey Ober vs Hunter Greene
September 22 Angels - Pablo Lopez vs Tyler Anderson
September 23 Angels - Sonny Gray vs Reid Detmers
September 24 Angels - Joe Ryan vs Patrick Sandoval

Reds Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
September 13 @ Tigers W 4-3 Connor Phillips vs Eduardo Rodríguez
September 14 @ Tigers L 8-2 Derek Law vs Reese Olson
September 15 @ Mets W 5-3 Hunter Greene vs David Peterson
September 16 @ Mets W 3-2 Andrew Abbott vs Tylor Megill
September 17 @ Mets L 8-4 Brandon Williamson vs José Quintana
September 18 Twins - Connor Phillips vs Joe Ryan
September 19 Twins - TBA vs Kenta Maeda
September 20 Twins - Hunter Greene vs Bailey Ober
September 22 Pirates - Andrew Abbott vs Luis Ortiz
September 23 Pirates - Brandon Williamson vs TBA
September 24 Pirates - TBA vs TBA