Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees Prediction 6/4/2024

The Minnesota Twins (33-26) travel to face off against the New York Yankees (42-19) on Tuesday, June 4th. This game will be played at Yankee Stadium in New York and televised on YES. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. First pitch is set for 6:05 CT.

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The Twins are coming off a game in which they closed out their series vs. the Astros with a 4-3 win. Minnesota was the +128 underdog on the money line going into this road game. Things started off well for the Twins, as they got on the board with a run in the 1st inning and added another run in the 2nd.

Simeon Woods Richardson got the start for the Twins, going 4 1/3 innings, and took the loss. He gave up three earned runs on just three hits and issued two walks. The Twins’s offense was carried by Jose Miranda, who went 2/4 with a homer and two RBIs.

Minnesota is 33-26 overall and is 6.0 games behind the Guardians for the AL Central lead. The Twins are 15-11 against other teams in the AL Central. They are heading into today’s game on the road, and they have an even 17-13 record away from home.

As the favorite, the Twins have gone 25-13 this season and 8-13 as the underdog. Minnesota’s overall series record is 11-6-2, and they have won four straight series. This includes having won two straight series on the road.

Minnesota has been a solid team to bet on the run line this season, as they are 28-31 overall. They are 17-13 on the run line on the road and 11-18 at home. Their average run margin is just 0.1 runs per game, but they have been able to cover the run line more often than not. They have been a better bet as the underdog, going 11-10 on the run line in those games.

The Minnesota Twins are on the road today against the New York Yankees, with the over/under line set at 7.5 runs. The Twins have an over/under record of 25-32 on the season, and their games have averaged 8.7 runs per game. When the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs, their record is 7-8, and their games have gone over that line 61.0% of the time this season. Their last three games have gone under the total.

Bailey Ober Gets The Start For The Twins

Right-hander Bailey Ober gets the start for the Twins today as he faces the Yankees on the road. He has made 11 starts this season and has a record of 5-3 with an ERA of 4.89. Ober’s WHIP for the season is currently 1.10. In his 11 starts, he has turned in four quality starts and is averaging 9.16 strikeouts per nine innings. Ober most recently faced the Royals, where he took the loss, giving up six earned runs in five innings of work. Before that outing, he had won two straight starts.

Twins Offense Breakdown

Minnesota’s offense has been a little better on the road this season, averaging 5 runs per game compared to 3.8 runs per game at home. Overall, they are 11th in the league at 4.4 runs per contest. The Twins have the league’s 8th best home run total and have the 4th best isolated power figure in the league.

Ryan Jeffers has been the Twins’ top power threat this season, as his 12 home runs are the best on the team and 8th best in the MLB. He also comes into the game with the 12th most RBIs in the league, with 36. Jeffers has also been on a nice run of late, going 3/15 with three homers in his last four games. Carlos Santana is 2nd on the team with 8 homers but is batting just .215 for the season.

The Yankees’s offense was hot right out of the gates in their most recent game vs. the Giants, closing out their series with a 7-5 win. After allowing one run to the Giants in the 2nd inning, the Yankees responded with a run of their own and added another in the 3rd to take the lead. New York’s offense really broke out with a four-run 5th inning and added another three runs in the 9th to close things out. Going into the game, the Yankees were the slight favorite at -136.

Nestor Cortes got the start for the Yankees, going 4 1/3 innings, and picked up the win. He also issued just two walks and struck out seven Giants batters. Juan Soto was hot at the plate, going 3/5 with two homers and three RBIs.

The Yankees come into today’s game vs. the Twins with an overall record of 42-19, which has them leading the AL East by 2.5 games over the Orioles. New York is on a five-game winning streak, and they are 8-2 over their last 10 games. This season, they are just .500 in the AL East at 8-8.

At home, the Yankees are 18-8 this season, and they have been even better on the road at 24-11. So far, they have been really good in day games, going 17-7 this season. As the favorite, the Yankees are 31-15 this year, and they are 11-4 as the underdog. New York’s overall series record is 15-2-2, and they have won three straight series.

When the Yankees are the underdog, they have been a solid bet on the run line, going 12-3. Overall, they are 35-26 on the run line this season, and their average run differential is +1.8 runs per game.

The New York Yankees are home against the Minnesota Twins today, and the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs. The combined run average for their games this season is 8.0 runs, and their over/under record is 27-32. When the over/under line is set at 7.5 runs, their record is 5-5. So far this season, 80.3% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 7.5 runs, and their current over streak is at four games.

Luis Gil Gets The Start For The Yankees

New York starter Luis Gil has been outstanding this season, coming into the game with a record of 7-1 and an ERA of 1.99. He has made 11 starts, and opponents are batting just .130 this season. Gil has made six quality starts and is averaging 11.23 strikeouts per nine innings. In his last outing, Gil went eight innings, giving up just one earned run and picking up the win. He has won each of his last three starts. The right-hander has been particularly tough at home, going 4-0 with a 1.43 ERA.

Yankees Offense Breakdown

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As a team, the Yankees are the top home run hitting team in the league and are also near the top of the league in terms of runs scored, batting average, and on-base percentage. Not only do they have the best on-base percentage in the league, but they also lead all teams in OPS. Heading into today’s game, they are averaging 4.9 runs per game, which is 5th in the league.

Both Juan Soto and Aaron Judge have been swinging the bat well for the Yankees of late, with Soto going 8/18 in his last five games, and Judge is also 7/18 with four homers in this stretch. Judge is currently leading the league in homers, while Soto is right behind him, with 17 homers this season. Soto’s 53 RBIs are 2nd in the league, and Judge is 4th in this category.

Twins vs Yankees Prediction

Our prediction for this Yankees and Twins matchup is that the Yankees will pick up a win, but at -171 on the money line, we are recommending taking the over, with the line being set at 7.5 runs. Our predicted final score is 5.1 to 5 in favor of the Yankees.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Luis Gil is projected to go 5.2 innings, while Bailey Ober is projected to go just 4.1 innings. However, we have Gil finishing with six strikeouts compared to Ober with five.

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