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Oakland Athletics Favored by -155 Against Minnesota Twins on Friday

The Oakland Athletics will look to improve on a 41-50 record when they take on the Minnesota Twins, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Friday.

Oakland hands the ball to starter Sonny Gray in this one and he'll try to improve on his 10-3 mark on the year. Minnesota counters with Ervin Santana, who will try to quiet the fans and the Athletics bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Minnesota Twins listed as underdogs of 145 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.4-4.5 victory for the Athletics. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

41-50 Oakland battles the Twins, currently with a 49-40 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Minnesota injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 11-rated Oakland Athletics and the league No. 3-ranked Minnesota Twins, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Oakland Athletics and its No. 10-rated batting order, averaging 4.29 runs per nine innings, against the No. 9 line up of the Minnesota Twins at 4.3 runs per outing.

Defensively, Minnesota features the No. 20-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.36 runs per game. Oakland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 at home, scoring 4.39 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota got the job done in their last match in a 7-1 victory over Detroit on Sunday at Target Field behind starter K Gibson.

Oakland threw a shutout at Cleveland in their last outing, using a shutdown performance by S Gray to defeat Cleveland 2-0 on Sunday.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Oakland
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland's last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games at home
  • Oakland is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games when playing Minnesota
  • Oakland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Oakland, Saturday, July 18th