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Minnesota Twins Host Oakland Athletics in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Minnesota Twins get a visit from the Oakland Athletics in MLB baseball betting action on Wednesday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Ervin Santana gets the call for the Minnesota Twins and he will try to build on a 2-7 mark. In the other dugout, Sonny Gray brings a 3-7 ledger to the game for the Oakland Athletics as he tries to quiet the Twins bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Minnesota Twins as 100 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.9-3.4 victory for the Twins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Oakland Athletics vs Minnesota Twins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

28-55 Minnesota battles the Athletics, currently with a 36-48 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Oakland injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 13-ranked Minnesota Twins and the No. 15-rated Oakland Athletics in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Minnesota has baseball's No. 19-rated offensive output, at 8.47 hits per game. The Oakland Athletics average 8.64 hits per game, good for No. 15 on the list.

Minnesota owns the No. 29 defense, allowing 4.25 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Oakland's No. 24-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Athletics endured a 11-4 loss at the hands of the Twins on Tuesday, with Sean Manaea throwing 5 innings of 7-hit ball at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Oakland is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Oakland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Oakland's last 13 games
  • Oakland is 9-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 17 of Minnesota's last 23 games
  • Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Minnesota is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Oakland at Houston, Thursday, July 7th
Minnesota at Texas, Thursday, July 7th