New York Yankees vs Minnesota Twins MLB Betting Prediction

MLB New York Yankees vs Minnesota Twins Prediction 5/14/2024

The New York Yankees (27-15) travel to face off against the Minnesota Twins (24-16) on Tuesday, May 14th. This game will be played at Target Field in Minneapolis and televised on BSN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. First pitch is set for 7:40 ET.

Yankees vs Twins

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The Yankees’s offense was hot right out of the gates in their most recent game vs. the Rays, closing out their series with a 10-6 win. After allowing one run to the Rays in the top of the first, the Yankees responded with a run of their own and added another three runs in the 3rd inning. New York went on to close things out with a four-run 8th inning. Heading into the game, the Yankees were the -145 favorite on the money line.

Luis Gil put together a good start for the Yankees, going six innings and not giving up a run. He also issued just two walks and struck out three Rays batters. New York’s offense was carried by Jose Trevino, who went 2/4 with two homers and three RBIs.

The Yankees come into today’s road matchup vs. the Twins with an overall record of 27-15, which has them tied with the Orioles for the AL East lead. New York is 8-8 in divisional games and won their most recent series, taking two of three from the Rays. So far, the Yankees have been good at home, going 13-6, and they have been slightly better on the road, coming in at 14-9.

As the favorite, the Yankees have gone 20-11 this year, and they are 7-4 as the underdog. New York’s overall series record is 10-2-1, and they have won three straight series. Their record over their last ten games is 7-3.

When the Yankees win, they win by an average of 3.4 runs per game, but when they lose, they lose by an average of 2.6 runs per game. Their run line record is 21-21, with a scoring margin of 1.3 runs per game. They are 13-10 against the run line on the road and 8-11 against the run line at home. As the favorite, they are 13-18 against the run line, while as the underdog, they are 8-3.

The Yankees have had a combined run average of 8.3 runs per game this season. Their over/under record is 18-22, and their over/under record when the line is set at 8 runs is 3-4. Their games have had an average over/under line of 8 runs, and the over has hit in their last two games.

Carlos Rodón Gets The Start For The Yankees

Carlos Rodón gets the start for the Yankees today and comes in with a record of 3-2 and an ERA of 3.56. So far, he has made four quality starts and is averaging 9 strikeouts per nine innings. Rodón’s most recent outing was a good one, as he went 6 1/3 innings, giving up two earned runs, and picking up the win. Before that, he had given up at least one homer in three straight outings. Rodón has been much better at home, with an ERA of 1.95 compared to 5.44 on the road.

Yankees Offense Breakdown

So far this season, the Yankees are averaging 4.8 runs per game, which is 8th in the league. They have been even better on the road, averaging 5.1 runs per contest. As a team, the Yankees are one of the league’s best home run hitting teams and have the 2nd best on-base percentage in the league. New York also comes into the game as one of the league’s top-scoring offenses, with an average of 4.8 runs per contest.

Juan Soto has been the team’s top hitter this season, batting .314 with 9 homers and 34 RBIs. Aaron Judge is also having a strong season, with 10 homers and 27 RBIs, but he is batting just .235. However, Judge has been hot of late, going 12/31 in his last nine games with four homers and nine RBIs. Anthony Volpe comes into the game on a six-game hitting streak.

Heading into their last game vs. the Blue Jays, the Twins closed out the series with a 5-1 win. Leading up to the game, they were the slight favorite at -121 on the money line. It was a three-run 7th inning that really turned things in their favor, and the Blue Jays could only score one run, which came in the 3rd.

Bailey Ober put together a good start for the Twins, going 6 1/3 innings, and didn’t give up a run. He also issued just one walk and struck out 10 Blue Jays batters. Carlos Santana was hot at the plate, going 2/4 with a homer and three RBIs.

Minnesota will host the Yankees with an overall record of 24-16, which has them just one game behind the Guardians for the AL Central lead. So far, they have gone 12-7 in divisional matchups. The Twins are coming off a series win vs. the Blue Jays, and they have an overall series record of 7-4-2 this season.

At home, the Twins are 11-8 this season and have gone 13-8 on the road. This season, they have been really good as the favorite, going 19-7, compared to 5-9 as the underdog. Minnesota has won two straight games at home, and they have an overall record of 7-3 in their last 10 games.

Minnesota has been a solid bet against the run line this season, going 22-18 overall. They have been even better on the road, going 13-8 against the run line. They have been slightly below .500 at home, going 9-10. They have been a good bet as the favorite, going 15-11 vs the run line. They have covered two straight at home.

Minnesota’s over/under record is 20-19, and the average over/under line for their games this season has been 8 runs. In games with an over/under line of 8 runs, their record is 4-5-1. Overall, 35% of their games have had over/under lines set at 8 runs, while 40% have had lines set lower than 8 runs. Their combined run average for the season is 9.1 runs per game.

Chris Paddack Gets The Start For The Twins

Chris Paddack gets the start for the Twins today and comes into the game with a record of 4-1 and an ERA of 4.34. So far, he has made two quality starts and is averaging 8.92 strikeouts per nine innings. Paddack’s last outing came against the Mariners, where he picked up the win, going 5 1/3 innings and giving up one earned run. Before that, he had won three straight starts. The right-hander has been much better at home, coming in with a 3-0 record and 1.39 ERA compared to 1-1 with an 8.96 ERA on the road.

Twins Offense Breakdown

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Carlos Santana and Max Kepler have been swinging the bat well for the Twins of late, with Santana going 7/16 in his last five games with three homers and eight RBIs, and Kepler also has seven hits in his last 18 at-bats. Kepler has also driven in six runs in his last five games. Both players are also on good hitting streaks, with Kepler having hit safely in 14 straight games and Santana in four.

Ryan Jeffers comes into the game as the Twins’ leader in home runs, with nine, and is also 6th in the league in RBIs (30). For the season, he is batting .292. The Twins will also look for Willi Castro to continue his good season at the plate, as he is batting .272 with three homers.

Yankees vs Twins Prediction

The best way to play this Yankees vs. Twins matchup is to take the Twins on the money line, where they are currently sitting at +115. We actually have the Twins winning this one by a score of 6-5.

Given the payout, we like the Twins to pick up the win, but if you’re looking for a prediction for a starting pitcher, we have Chris Paddack finishing with six strikeouts, which would have him finishing around 15th among starters.

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