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Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics in MLB Betting Odds

Minnesota Twins

vs

Oakland Athletics
Sunday, August 10, 2014 4:05 PM ET
O.co Coliseum

The Oakland Athletics will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Minnesota Twins invade O.co Coliseum on Sunday.

The Oakland Athletics will rely on Jason Hammel to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Philip Hughes will be his counterpart for the Minnesota Twins. Jason Hammel is 9-9 this season, and Philip Hughes is 11-8.

Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Oakland Athletics as -171 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.8-3.9 win for the Athletics. A 5.8-3.9 result in favor of the Athletics is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Oakland Athletics sport a record of 72-44 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 51-64 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Minnesota injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 7 (Oakland Athletics) and the No. 12 (Minnesota Twins) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Oakland has baseball's No. 1-rated offensive output, at 8.7 hits per game. The Minnesota Twins average 8.46 hits per game, good for No. 19 on the list.

Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the No. 21-rated road mark, allowing 4.33 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Minnesota was a 9-4 loser on the road against the Athletics. Bettors on Oakland at -250 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Twins were saddled with a loss last time out in Trevor May's start, as they lost 9-4 against Oakland on Saturday at O.co Coliseum.

Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends

Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 9 games
Minnesota is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games on the road
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Oakland's last 12 games when playing Minnesota

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Oakland at Kansas City, Monday, August 11th