Los Angeles vs Minnesota Twins MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Los Angeles vs Minnesota Twins Prediction 4/9/2024

The Los Angeles Dodgers (9-4) travel to face off against the Minnesota Twins (3-5) on Tuesday, April 9th. This game will be played at Target Field in Minneapolis and televised on SNLA. The Dodgers are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Twins are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Twins. First pitch is set for 7:40 ET.

Dodgers vs Twins

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The Dodgers and Twins wrapped up their series with the Dodgers taking the last game by a score of 4-2. Los Angeles was the road favorite, coming in at -134 on the money line.

James Paxton got the start for the Dodgers and picked up the win, while Evan Phillips got the save. As for the Twins, Jay Jackson took the loss. Bailey Ober also went five innings and gave up one run for the Twins.

Despite only getting three hits compared to 10 for the Dodgers, the Twins hit one home run and scored two runs in the 3rd inning. The Dodgers had home runs from Shohei Ohtani and James Outman.

After dropping the series opener to the Cubs, the Dodgers have bounced back to take the next two games. Overall, they are 9-4 and have a 3.0 game lead over the Padres for first place in the NL West. So far, they have gone 4-1 against divisional opponents.

Los Angeles is currently on the road and has a 3-2 record away from home. They have also been solid at night, going 5-2, and have gone 9-4 when favored.

The Dodgers are 6-7 against the run line this season, and they have been a better bet on the road, going 3-2. They are 3-5 vs. the run line at home. Their average run margin this season is +0.8 runs per game. They are 6-7 vs. the run line as the favorite and have not been an underdog yet this season. Their average run margin in wins is +2.8 runs per game, while in losses it’s -3.5 runs per game.

The Dodgers have played 13 games with an average of 10.4 runs per game. Their over/under record is 9-4, and the average over/under line in their games is 8 runs. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 8-3. So far, only 2 of their games have had an over/under line set lower than 8.5 runs.

Tyler Glasnow Gets The Start For The Dodgers

Tyler Glasnow is on the mound for the Dodgers today, as they are on the road against the Twins. He has started all 3 games for the Dodgers so far this season, and he has picked up a win in each of his first two starts. He did give up 4 hits and 2 walks in his last start against the Cardinals, but he was able to limit them to just 1 run.

Dodgers Offense Breakdown

For the Dodgers, we have Shohei Ohtani with the highest home run projection on the team and 6th best in the league today. Freddie Freeman has the highest total hits projection on the team and his home run projection is 4th on the team and 14th in the league. Mookie Betts has the 2nd best home run projection on the team and 11th in the league.

Louie Varland Gets The Start For The Twins

Louie Varland will be making his second start of the season, and he will be facing the Dodgers at home. In his first start of the year, Varland took the loss against the Brewers, going four innings and giving up three earned runs. He struck out four and gave up a pair of home runs.

Twins Offense Breakdown

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For the Twins, we have Alex Kirilloff as our top projected hitter in terms of total hits, with his total being the 20th highest in the league today. Byron Buxton is our top projected home run hitter for the Twins and his home run projection is 11th best in the league today. If you’re looking for a longshot to hit a home run, our model likes Matt Wallner, as he has the 11th best odds in the league today. Edouard Julien is our 2nd best home run bet on the Twins and 12th in the league today.


Dodgers vs Twins Prediction


For this Dodgers vs. Twins matchup, we really like the Twins on the money line, with a payout of +150. Our predicted final score is 6-5 in favor of the Twins, giving us a good amount of value with the Twins to win outright.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we actually have Louie Varland finishing with more strikeouts than Tyler Glasnow, and we have him finishing with the most strikeouts among all starters today. If you’re looking for a team to stack in DFS, the Dodgers are projected to finish with more runs, but the Twins have a higher projected home run total.

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