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Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Oakland and Minnesota on Friday, with the host Athletics trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

It's a pitching duel between Daniel Gossett for the Oakland Athletics (2-5 on the year) and Jaime Garcia for Minnesota Twins (4-7 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Oakland Athletics as -109 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 0.2- 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 44-58 record to the battle against the 49-51 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. 13-rated Oakland Athletics and the league No. 23-ranked Minnesota Twins, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Oakland Athletics No. 25-ranked scoring average of 4.25 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins offense rated No. 21 and scoring 4.54 runs per game. The Athletics have averaged 7.81 hits per game to date this season, less than the Twins hitters have managed (8.6 per nine innings).

Minnesota brings the No. 28-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Athletics's No. 23-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 6-5 to Los Angeles on Wednesday at Dodger Stadium.

Oakland lost in extra innings against the Blue Jays on Thursday as Toronto edged them 8-4 at Rogers Centre.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Oakland is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Oakland is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
  • Oakland is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Oakland, Saturday, July 29th