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New York Yankees vs Minnesota Twins Odds
Target Field hosts an MLB battle between the Minnesota Twins and the visiting New York Yankees on Wednesday.
CC Sabathia gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Yankees on this day; he's 8-6 on the season. The Twins, meanwhile, will counter with PJ Walters, who will be looking to improve on his 2-4 mark.
Bettors looking to side with the Twins in this matchup found them as +127 underdogs on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 8.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
The Twins sit at No. 14 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Yankees sit at an American League No. 11 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Minnesota's American League No. 10-ranked scoring average of 4.2 runs per game, against a Yankees offense rated No. 12 and scoring 3.9 runs per game in the league. The Twins have averaged 8.5 hits per game to date this season, more than the Yankees hitters have managed (8.1 per nine innings).
New York brings the American League's No. 3-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Twins' league No. 14-ranked defense.
In their last action, New York was a 7-3 winner on the road against the Twins. Bettors on New York at +103 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Yankees enjoyed a 7-3 victory at the expense of the Twins on Tuesday, with Philip Hughes throwing 7 innings of 6-hit ball at Target Field.
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few Yankees at Twins trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing Minnesota
NY Yankees are 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Yankees' last 8 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games when playing NY Yankees
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
NY Yankees at Minnesota, Thursday, July 4