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Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Betting Pick and Odds Preview

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Minnesota Twins dueling the Oakland Athletics on Sunday at O.co Coliseum.

Tommy Milone, with a record of 5-1 on the season, gets the ball for the Minnesota Twins, while the Oakland Athletics trot Jesse Chavez to the mound in this one. He is 4-9 so far in 2015.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Minnesota Twins before the first pitch in this match found them as 130 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8 earlier at TopBet.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.9-4.7 result in favor of 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

The Oakland Athletics bring a 42-51 record to the battle against the 50-41 Twins. 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

The game also pits Oakland Athletics No. 12-rated offense, averaging 4.23 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins defense that ranks No. 14 at 3.99 in runs allowed per game. The Oakland Athletics have averaged 8.78 hits per game so far, more than Minnesota Twins batters have averaged on the year (8.44 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the No. 18-rated road mark, allowing 4.23 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota lost in extra innings against the Athletics on Saturday as Oakland edged them 3-2 at O.co Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Oakland
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Oakland's last 8 games at home
  • Oakland is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games when playing Minnesota
  • Oakland is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Los Angeles, Tuesday, July 21st
Oakland home to Toronto, Tuesday, July 21st