Tanaka & Yankees face Twins in matinee
Masahiro Tanaka is the probable pitcher for the New York Yankees on Saturday afternoon as they play host to the Minnesota Twins in baseball betting action at the books.
Tanaka is 7-1 with a 2.29 ERA on the season, and he's coming off a victory over the White Sox in his last start in which he allowed one run on five hits over 6 2-3 innings.
Kevin Correia (2-6, 6.34 ERA) will start for the Twins on Saturday.
Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees Opening Odds and Betting Line
Computer Prediction: Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees Pick
Odds Shark prediction models pick the Yankees to win this game 4.2-4. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The New York Yankees sport a record of 28-25 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 25-27 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and New York vs Minnesota injuries news.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the New York Yankees at No. 10 and the Minnesota Twins at No. 23 heading into this contest.
How Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees Stats Matchup
Offensively, the game matches up New York Yankees No. 12 ranked offense (4.25 runs per game) against a Minnesota Twins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 28 at 4.69 runs allowed per game. The New York Yankees have been averaging 8.94 hits per game, more than the Minnesota Twins have managed so far this season (8.33 hits on average).
Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the No. 25-rated road mark, allowing 4.76 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 18 in scoring at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
The Twins were a 6-1 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at +130 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Yankees, a 6-1 final on Friday in support of Ricky Nolasco at Yankee Stadium.
Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees Betting Odds Trends
Minnesota is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
Minnesota is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games when playing NY Yankees
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
NY Yankees is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of NY Yankees's last 15 games
NY Yankees is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games at home
Next Betting Matchups
Minnesota at New York, Sunday, June 1st