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Twins moneyline underdogs vs Angels

Minnesota pays a visit to Los Angeles on Monday, hoping to shut down the Angels bats in baseball action at Angel Stadium, but they arrive with a 4-18 mark in their last 22 games on the road.

Not surprisingly, the Twins are big moneyline underdogs to the powerful but underachieving Angels.

The Angels will turn to C.J. Wilson and his 2-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Twins send Liam Hendriks (0-1) to the hill.

View Minnesota vs LA Angels Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Angels in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -230 at Bovada and most other baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 13-ranked Angels and the American League No. 12-rated Twins in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Los Angeles' American League No. 13-ranked scoring average of 3.5 runs per game, against a Twins offense rated No. 9 and scoring 4 runs per game in the league. The Angels have averaged 7.9 hits per game to date this season, less than the Twins hitters have managed (9.1 per nine innings).

Minnesota brings the American League's No. 14-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Angels' league No. 5-ranked defense.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 7-4 winner at home against the Royals. Bettors on Minnesota at +101 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Royals, a 7-4 final on Sunday in support of Jason Marquis at Target Field.

In their last action, Los Angeles was a 4-0 loser on the road against the Indians. Bettors on Cleveland at +102 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Derek Lowe shut down the Angels in their last game, striking out 1 in a 4-0 shutout over Los Angeles in baseball action at Progressive Field.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing LA Angels are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a win are 2-8

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6

 

A few Twins at Angels trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games when playing LA Angels
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of LA Angels' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels' last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 6 of LA Angels' last 8 games when playing Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota at LA Angels, Tuesday, May 1

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