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San Francisco Giants Starter Tim Lincecum Out to Silence Minnesota Twins Bats in MLB Contest

Minnesota Twins


San Francisco Giants
Friday, May 23, 2014 10:15 PM ET
AT&T Park

The San Francisco Giants will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Minnesota Twins invade AT&T Park on Friday.

The match puts starter Kyle Gibson for the Minnesota Twins on the hill facing Tim Lincecum for the San Francisco Giants. Gibson brings a 4-3 mark to the game, while Lincecum is 3-3 to date on the season.

Minnesota Twins vs San Francisco Giants Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the San Francisco Giants in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -165 at TopBet for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 7 at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Minnesota Twins vs San Francisco Giants Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Giants to win this game 4.9-4.1. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs San Francisco Giants Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The San Francisco Giants bring a 29-18 record to the battle against the 23-21 Twins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and San Francisco vs Minnesota injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 5-rated San Francisco Giants and the league No. 25-ranked Minnesota Twins, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

How Minnesota Twins vs San Francisco Giants Stats Matchup

The game also pits San Francisco Giants No. 13-rated offense, averaging 4.19 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins defense that ranks No. 27 at 4.8 in runs allowed per game. The San Francisco Giants have averaged 8.23 hits per game so far, less than Minnesota Twins batters have averaged on the year (8.55 hits per game).

San Francisco owns the No. 4 defense, allowing 4.19 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's No. 27-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota was a 2-0 winner in its last match on the road against the Padres. They won as +127 underdogs, while the total score of 2 made winners of UNDER bettors. The Twins didn't allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out San Diego 2-0 on Wednesday at PETCO Park.

Last time out for San Francisco, they were a 5-1 winner as they battled the Rockies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Giants at +120 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Giants enjoyed a 5-1 victory at the expense of the Rockies on Wednesday, with Matt Cain throwing 3 innings of 2-hit ball at Coors Field.

Minnesota Twins vs San Francisco Giants Betting Odds Trends

Minnesota is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 18 of Minnesota's last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games on the road
San Francisco is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games
San Francisco is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of San Francisco's last 16 games at home
San Francisco is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at San Francisco, Saturday, May 24th