New York Yankees Face the Minnesota Twins Friday: MLB Odds and Betting Trends

New York Yankees

vs

Minnesota Twins
Friday, July 04, 2014 3:10 PM ET
Target Field

The Minnesota Twins will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the New York Yankees invade Target Field on Friday.

The Minnesota Twins will rely on Kyle Gibson to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Chase Whitley will be his counterpart for the New York Yankees. Kyle Gibson is 7-6 this season, and Chase Whitley is 3-2.

New York Yankees vs Minnesota Twins Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Minnesota Twins were listed as -108 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetDSI, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: New York Yankees vs Minnesota Twins Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.1-3.9 win for the Twins on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.1-3.9 result in favor of the Twins today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

New York Yankees vs Minnesota Twins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Twins sport a record of 38-46 heading into this matchup, while the New York Yankees sit at 42-42 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs New York injuries news.

This game puts the Minnesota Twins, most recently No. 14 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the New York Yankees, who rate a No. 24 in the latest survey.

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How New York Yankees vs Minnesota Twins Stats Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota Twins No. 13-rated offense, averaging 4.17 runs per game, against a New York Yankees defense that ranks No. 23 at 4.42 in runs allowed per game. The Minnesota Twins have averaged 8.31 hits per game so far, less than New York Yankees batters have averaged on the year (8.67 hits per game).

Minnesota owns the No. 24 defense, allowing 4.17 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with New York's No. 23-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

New York won its last outing, a 7-4 result against the Twins on July 3. Bettors who backed the Yankees at -150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Yankees grabbed a win last time out, defeating Philip Hughes and the Twins 7-4 on Thursday at Target Field.

New York Yankees vs Minnesota Twins Betting Odds Trends

NY Yankees is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
NY Yankees is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees's last 5 games on the road
NY Yankees is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
Minnesota is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing NY Yankees

Next Betting Matchups

New York at Minnesota, Saturday, July 5th

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