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Oakland Athletics vs Minnesota Twins Highlights MLB Odds Menu

The visiting Minnesota Twins hope for a solid performance on Sunday as they look to pick up a win at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum against the Oakland Athletics.

Jharel Cotton will take the mound for the Oakland Athletics, and he'll carry a 5-8 record into the contest. Bartolo Colon gets the ball for the Minnesota Twins; he's 2-9 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Oakland Athletics in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -185 at BetOnline for Sunday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 9.5 at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.7-4.6 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

The Oakland Athletics sport a record of 45-59 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 50-52 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oakland vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Oakland Athletics sit at No. 13 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Minnesota Twins sit at No. 23 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Oakland Athletics No. 24-ranked scoring average of 4.24 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins offense rated No. 19 and scoring 4.55 runs per game. The Athletics have averaged 7.85 hits per game to date this season, less than the Twins hitters have managed (8.64 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 4.54 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 15 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Twins endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Athletics on Saturday, with Adalberto Mejia throwing 5 innings of 8-hit ball at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Oakland is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Oakland is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Oakland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • Oakland is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at San Diego, Tuesday, August 1st
Oakland home to San Francisco, Monday, July 31st