Minnesota Twins at San Diego Padres Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 5/19/2014
Tuesday, May 20, 10:10 PM on FSN, FSSD
PETCO Park, San Diego, California
Minnesota Twins - Correia, K (1-5) vs. San Diego Padres - Kennedy, I (2-5)
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Kevin Correia will be hoping to end his two-game losing streak on Tuesday night when the Minnesota Twins go up against Ian Kennedy and the San Diego Padres.
Kevin Correia lost for the fifth time last Wednesday when he was defeated by the Boston Red Sox at home. He allowed five runs in the game on nine hits and wasn't able to strike out a single batter. He has had a high ERA all season and it is now up to 6.80 through 42.1 innings of work.
Outfielder Seth Smith doesn't have any extra-base hits against Correia, but he is 6-for-15 with two walks against him. Will Venable has four hits in nine at-bats against Correia with a triple and two RBI.
Ian Kennedy lost for the fifth time this season when the Cincinnati Reds were able to score five runs against him in six innings. He allowed 11 hits in that game and struck out four while walking one. Kennedy is now 2-5 on the year, but he has a pretty good 3.60 ERA and has struck out 60 batters in 55 innings.
Third baseman Trevor Plouffe has one hit in three at-bats against Kennedy, with that one hit being a solo home run. Jason Kubel is hitless against the right-hander in three career plate appearances, while opposing pitcher Kevin Correia has gotten one hit in seven at-bats against Kennedy.
Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
Minnesota Twins are 26-15-1 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Minnesota Twins is -0.3
San Diego Padres Betting Trends
San Diego Padres are 14-28-3 against the Over/Under
Run differential for San Diego Padres is -0.5
Injuries to Watch
05/08/14 RF Sam Fuld Concussion 7-day DL (5/8)
05/03/14 P Mike Pelfrey Groin 15-day DL (5/1)
04/11/14 LF Josh Willingham Wrist 15-day DL (4/7)
San Diego Padres
05/17/14 P Andrew Cashner Elbow 15-day DL
03/28/14 P Casey Kelly Elbow 15-day DL (3/21)
03/28/14 P Cory Luebke Elbow 60-day DL (3/7)
03/28/14 P Joe Wieland Elbow 60-day DL (3/21)
03/28/14 P Josh Johnson Elbow 60-day DL (3/21); out for season
Guy's Pick: Take San Diego
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