Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees MLB Betting Prediction

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

The Minnesota Twins (33-28) travel to face off against the New York Yankees (44-19) on Thursday, June 6th. This game will be played at Yankee Stadium in New York and televised on BSN. The Yankees are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Twins are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Yankees. First pitch is set for 6:05 CT.

Twins vs Yankees

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New York picked up a 9-5 win over the Twins in the most recent game of this series. The Yankees offense got off to a fast start, scoring four runs in the first and adding five more in the 5th. On the other side, the Twins scored their only two runs in the 6th and added three more in the 7th.

Carlos Rodón started for the Yankees and picked up the win, going six innings and giving up two earned runs. He finished the game with nine strikeouts but issued five walks. Chris Paddack had a rough outing for the Twins, taking the loss after going just four innings and giving up seven earned runs.

Anthony Volpe had a three-hit game for the Yankees, scoring twice and driving in two runs. Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge each drove in two for New York’s offense.

Minnesota will be on the road today vs. the Yankees, and they are looking to snap a two-game losing streak, having dropped the first two games of this series. The Twins come into today’s game at 33-28 overall, which has them 3rd in the AL Central. Currently, they trail the Guardians by 7.5 games in the division.

As the underdog, the Twins have gone 4-12 on the road this season, compared to 25-13 as the favorite. Minnesota is 16-13 at home and 17-15 on the road. The Twins’ overall series record is 11-6-2, and they have won four straight series.

When the Twins are on the road, they have a run line record of 17-15, and their average run margin is +0.1. They are 11-12 against the run line as the underdog, and their average run margin in losing games is -4.0.

Minnesota has played in 59 games this season, and the over/under line has been set at 8.5 runs in 16 of them. The Twins have gone over the total in just five of those games, which is a 31.3% clip. Their games have averaged 8.8 runs per game, and their overall over/under record is 26-33. The average over/under line in their games this season has been set at 8 runs.

Pablo López Gets The Start For The Twins

Pablo López will be looking to build off his last outing, where he faced the Astros and picked up the win. In that start, he went seven innings and gave up just one earned run. Looking back over his last three outings, López has given up at least one homer in each. His ERA for the season is 4.84, along with a record of 5-5. Opponents are batting .253 off the right-hander this season. So far, he has made six quality starts and is averaging 10.07 strikeouts per nine innings. For the year, López has given up 12 homers.

Twins Offense Breakdown

For the season, the Twins are averaging 4.4 runs per game, which is 16th in the league. They have been better on the road, averaging 4.9 runs per game, which is 7th in the league. As a team, they are batting just .228, which is 20th in the league, and have the 10th best slugging percentage in the league. However, their team on-base percentage is just .300 (20th).

Over his last seven games, Willi Castro has gone 7/23 at the plate, but he has not had a home run during this stretch. Ryan Jeffers and Carlos Santana are the Twins’ top home run hitters this season, with 12 and 9 homers, respectively. Jeffers has gone just 3/20 in his last six games, and Santana is batting just .217 for the season.

The Yankees have won seven straight games, and they are 44-19 overall this season, good for 1st place in the AL East. New York leads the Orioles by 3.5 games in the division. So far, they are just 8-8 in divisional matchups. The Yankees have won two straight series, and their overall series record is 15-2-2.

At home, the Yankees are 20-8 this year and have gone 24-11 on the road. New York has been really good in day games this year, going 18-7. As the favorite, the Yankees are 33-15 this year, and they are 11-4 as the underdog. New York has won four straight at home, and they are 8-2 in their last 10 overall.

When the Yankees are favored, they have a run line record of 25-23, but they are 12-3 against the run line as the underdog. Their average run differential in wins is +3.7, while their average run differential in losses is -2.5. Their overall run line record is 37-26, and they are 15-13 against the run line at home. They have covered the run line in their last four home games and in five straight games overall.

The New York Yankees are playing the Minnesota Twins at home today, with the over/under line set at 8.5 runs. The Yankees have had an average combined run average of 8.1 runs per game this season, and their over/under record is 28-33. When the over/under line has been set at 8.5 runs, their record is 15-11. So far this season, 41.3% of their games have had over/under lines lower than 8.5 runs, while 17.5% have had lines set higher than 8.5 runs.

Marcus Stroman Gets The Start For The Yankees

Marcus Stroman gets the start for the Yankees today and will be looking to build off his last outing, where he picked up the win. Against the Giants on May 31st, Stroman went 7 1/3 innings, giving up just two earned runs on six hits. Looking at his overall numbers, Stroman has made 12 starts and has a record of 5-2. His ERA for the season is an impressive 2.73, along with a WHIP of 1.23. Stroman has turned in six quality starts this year and is averaging 7.14 strikeouts per nine innings. For the season, he has allowed eight homers and is averaging 3.76 walks per nine innings.

Yankees Offense Breakdown

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Not only do the Yankees lead the league in home runs, but they are also near the top of the league in most offensive categories. This includes being 4th in runs per game (5) and having the league’s best on-base percentage and OPS. As a team, they are batting .256, which is the 3rd best mark in the league.

Juan Soto and Aaron Judge have been two of the league’s top power threats this season. Judge’s 21 homers are the best in the league, and Soto is right behind him with 17. Both players also have strong batting averages, with Soto hitting .319 and Judge at .293. Judge has been hot of late, going 12/32 with four homers and 15 RBIs over his last nine games.

Twins vs Yankees Prediction

Our prediction for today’s Twins vs. Yankees game is to take the Yankees on the money line at -150. We have the Yankees winning this one by a final score of 5-4.

Looking at the starting pitchers, Marcus Stroman has a much better chance of picking up a win than Pablo Lopez. Stroman is projected to finish with four strikeouts, while Lopez is predicted to finish with six.

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