Moneyline favors Angels in battle with Twins
Minnesota Twins vs Los Angeles Angels Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Los Angeles and Minnesota on Wednesday, with the host Angels trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
For the Angels, Jered Weaver gets the ball, charged with keeping the Twins hitters off the base paths. He'll face Michael Pelfrey, 4-7 on the year.
The Twins were listed as +-225 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
The Angels - Twins odds would favor the Angels if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Los Angeles is rated No. 9 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Minnesota is at No. 14 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Los Angeles' American League No. 7-ranked scoring average of 4.5 runs per game, against a Twins offense rated No. 10 and scoring 4.1 runs per game in the league. The Angels have averaged 9.2 hits per game to date this season, more than the Twins hitters have managed (8.4 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the American League's No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 4.5 runs per game on the highway. Los Angeles, on the other hand, rates No. 6 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 10-3 winner as they battled the Angels on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +148 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Minnesota needed extra innings to get the job done against the Angels on Tuesday as the Twins defeated them 10-3 at Angel Stadium.
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
Before playing Seattle are 4-6
After playing LA Angels are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Oakland are 2-8
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
A few Twins at Angels trends to consider:
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Minnesota is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Minnesota's last 11 games
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of LA Angels' last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games at home
LA Angels are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Minnesota at Seattle, Thursday, July 25
LA Angels at Oakland, Thursday, July 25