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Minnesota Twins Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Oakland Athletics

Minnesota Twins

vs

Oakland Athletics
Saturday, August 09, 2014 9:05 PM ET
O.co Coliseum

The Oakland Athletics host Minnesota on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 71-44 mark against the 51-63 Twins in MLB betting odds action at O.co Coliseum.

It's a pitching duel between Jeff Samardzija for the Oakland Athletics (4-8 on the year) and Trevor May for Minnesota Twins ( so far).

Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Minnesota Twins before the first pitch in this match found them as 241-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 7.5 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.7-4 victory for the Athletics. 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

Oakland (71-44) will face the 51-63 Twins in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Oakland Athletics vs Minnesota Twins odds would favor the Athletics if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Oakland is rated No. 7 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Minnesota is at No. 12.

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How Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Stats Matchup

The game also pits Oakland Athletics No. 1-rated offense, averaging 4.9 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins defense that ranks No. 25 at 4.51 in runs allowed per game. The Oakland Athletics have averaged 8.69 hits per game so far, more than Minnesota Twins batters have averaged on the year (8.43 hits per game).

Defensively, Minnesota features the No. 18-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.25 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 at home, scoring 4.97 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota was a 6-5 loser in its last match on the road against the Athletics. They lost as +195 underdogs, while the total score of 11 made winners of OVER bettors. Minnesota looks to rebound from a loss to the Athletics, who beat them 6-5 on Friday behind a start from Scott Kazmir at O.co Coliseum.

Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Betting Odds Trends

Minnesota is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games
Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games
Oakland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Oakland, Sunday, August 10th