Minnesota hosts Houston following Gibson’s solid showing
Minneapolis; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
LINE: Astros favored by 1 1/2 runs; over/under is 8 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Twins are 8-4 on their home turf. Minnesota has slugged .513, good for first in the majors. Eddie Rosario leads the team with a .643 slugging percentage, including 16 extra-base hits and 11 home runs.
The Astros are 7-8 on the road. Houston’s team on-base percentage of .346 is third in the American League. Alex Bregman leads the club with an OBP of .411. This is the first meeting of the season for these two teams.
TOP PERFORMERS: Rosario leads the Twins with 24 RBIs and is batting .255. Mitch Garver is 13-for-34 with three doubles, five home runs and eight RBIs over the last 10 games for Minnesota.
LAST 10 GAMES: Twins: 7-3, .265 batting average, 4.50 ERA, outscored opponents by 15 runs
Astros: 5-5, .270 batting average, 4.55 ERA, outscored opponents by seven runs