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Minnesota TwinsOakland Athletics
Sep 21, 4:05 PM | GrassO.co Coliseum

Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Odds

65-88TEAM RECORD91-63

The Oakland Athletics will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Minnesota Twins invade O.co Coliseum on Saturday.

Jarrod Parker will take the mound for Oakland, and he'll carry a 11-7 record into the contest. Pedro Hernandez gets the ball for Minnesota; he's 3-1 so far this season.

View Minnesota vs Oakland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Twins were listed as +-240 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including $5DIMES-LINK$. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Monday over at $JUSTBET-LINK$.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Athletics at No. 5 in the American League and the Twins at No. 15 in the American League heading into this contest.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Twins rank No. 12 in the American League at 8.3 hits per game. That compares with Oakland’s No. 9 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the American League's No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 4.6 runs per game on the highway. Oakland, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 11-0 result against the Athletics on September 20. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -208 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Minnesota was scored on plenty on Friday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 11-0 loss to Oakland.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 1-9
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7

Oakland Athletics Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 8-2
After a win are 7-3

A few Twins at Athletics trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 9 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota
Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games at home
Oakland is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games

Next up:
Minnesota at Oakland, Sunday, September 22