Twins vs Yankees Baseball Game Preview
Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees Odds
Yankee Stadium hosts an MLB battle between the New York Yankees and the visiting Minnesota Twins on Sunday.
The Yankees will rely on CC Sabathia to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Kyle Gibson will be his counterpart for the Twins. CC Sabathia is 9-7 this season, and Kyle Gibson is 1-2.
The Yankees - Twins odds would favor the Yankees if the lines were set according to our power ranks. New York is rated No. 8 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Minnesota is at No. 14 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits New York's No. 12-rated American League offense, averaging 3.9 runs per game, against a Twins defense that ranks No. 12 in the American League at 4.6 in runs allowed per game. The Yankees have averaged 8.1 hits per game so far, less than Twins batters have averaged on the year (8.4 hits per game).
New York owns the American League's No. 1 defense, allowing 3.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's American League No. 12-rated defense.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 4-1 winner as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +137 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Minnesota rolled to a 4-1 win against New York on Saturday, as Samuel Deduno and the Twins' bats led the team to victory at Yankee Stadium.
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 1-9
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After a win are 3-7
New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few Twins at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
Minnesota is 5-19 SU in their last 24 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
Minnesota is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
NY Yankees are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Minnesota
NY Yankees are 19-5 SU in their last 24 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 7 games at home
Minnesota home to Cleveland, Friday, July 19
NY Yankees at Boston, Friday, July 19