New York Yankees vs Minnesota Twins in MLB odds
Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees Odds
The visiting Twins hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at Yankee Stadium against the New York Yankees.
The match puts starter Samuel Deduno for the Twins on the hill facing Philip Hughes for the Yankees. Deduno brings a 4-4 mark to the game, while Hughes is 4-8 to date on the season.
Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Yankees as -161 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.
This game matches up the No. 8 (Yankees) and the No. 14 (Twins) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 12 ranked American League offense (4 runs per game) against a Twins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 14 in the American League at 4.7 runs allowed per game. The Yankees have been averaging 8.1 hits per game, less than the Twins have managed so far this season (8.4 hits on average).
Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the American League's No. 12-rated road mark, allowing 4.7 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 14 in scoring at home.
Minnesota was a 2-0 loser in its last match on the road against the Yankees. They lost as +157 underdogs, while the total score of 2 made winners of UNDER bettors. Hiroki Kuroda shut down the Twins in their last game, striking out 5 in a 2-0 shutout over Minnesota in baseball action at Yankee Stadium.
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
A few Twins at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
Minnesota is 4-19 SU in their last 23 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
NY Yankees are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing Minnesota
NY Yankees are 19-4 SU in their last 23 games when playing at home against Minnesota
NY Yankees are 9-3 SU in their last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 6 games
Minnesota at NY Yankees, Sunday, July 14