Minnesota Twins vs Los Angeles Angels MLB Betting Prediction

MLB Twins vs Los Angeles Angels Prediction 4/28/2024

The Minnesota Twins (13-13) travel to face off against the Los Angeles Angels (10-17) on Sunday, April 28th. This game will be played at Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim and televised on BSN. The Twins are coming off a win in their previous game, while the Angels are looking to get back on track from a loss to the Twins. First pitch is set for 4:07 ET.

Twins vs Angels

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It was all Minnesota in the last game of this series, as the Twins took down the Angels by a score of 16-5. The Twins offense only had two more hits than the Angels and struck out five more times, but still picked up a convincing win. Heading into the game, they were at -111 on the money line.

This game featured a starting pitching matchup between Chris Paddack for the Twins and Jose Soriano for the Angels. Paddack only went five innings but gave up just two hits and two earned runs. On the other side, Soriano was tagged for four homers and four runs in just 1 2/3 innings of work.

Minnesota’s two-through-five hitters did the most damage, as Carlos Santana, Max Kepler, Ryan Jeffers, and Edouard Julien each homered. Santana, Kepler, and Jeffers each scored three times and drove in two runs.

Minnesota’s six-game winning streak has evened their record at 13-13 as they play the Angels today. The Twins are 4th in the AL Central, 5.5 games behind the Guardians for the division lead. So far, they have gone 9-7 in divisional matchups.

At home, the Twins are 6-6 this year and are an even 7-7 on the road. As the favorite, Minnesota has put together a mark of 11-5 this year and are 2-8 as the underdog. Minnesota’s win streak as the favorite is five straight, and their overall series record is 2-4-2 this year.

Minnesota has been an even team this season, with an average run margin of 0.1. The Twins have a 13-13 run line record, but they have been much better on the road, going 9-5. They have covered the run line in two straight road games and in three straight games overall. When favored, they are 9-7 on the run line, and when underdogs, they are 4-6.

The Minnesota Twins’ over/under record for the season is 12-13, and their games have averaged 8.6 runs per game. Their over/under record when the line is set at 8 runs is 3-3-1, and 46.2% of their games have had higher over/under lines than 8 runs. In their most recent game, the Twins and Angels combined for 21 runs, going over the 9-run line. The Twins’ games have gone over the line in 9 of their 25 games this season.

Pablo López Gets The Start For The Twins

Pablo López and the Twins are on the road to take on the Angels. López has a no-decision in each of his first two starts, and he has a 1.50 ERA. He’s coming off a start against the White Sox where he went 4 innings and gave up 3 earned runs.

Twins Offense Breakdown

Minnesota’s offense has been good at hitting home runs this season, as they are 4th in the league in homers. As a team, they are batting just .229, which is 18th in the league. However, they do have two hitters who have been swinging the bat well of late, as Carlos Santana has gone 6/19 in his last five games with three homers, and Willi Castro is 8/22 in his last five games.

Ryan Jeffers comes into the game with a six-game hitting streak and is batting .286 for the season with five homers, which is 2nd on the team and 6th in the league. His 16 RBIs are the best mark on the team and 11th in the league. Edouard Julien is also near the top of the league in homers, as his seven homers is 4th in the league. However, he is batting just .244 for the season.

Los Angeles is hosting the Twins today with an overall record of 10-17, and they trail the Mariners by five games in the AL West. The Angels have dropped three straight games, and this losing streak came after winning the final game of their series vs. the Orioles.

At home, the Angels are just 3-8 this year compared to 7-9 on the road. So far, they have really struggled in day games, going 2-11. As the underdog, the Angels are 9-14 this year and just 1-3 when favored. Los Angeles’ overall series record is 1-6-1, and they have dropped two straight series.

When the Angels are the underdog, they have been a good bet to cover the run line, going 13-10. They have been a poor bet as the favorite, going 0-4. Their run line record at home is just 3-8, while they are 10-6 on the road. Their average run differential in losses is -4.0, while it is +3.8 in wins.

When the Angels play at home, the over/under line has been set at 8 runs just three times this season. In those games, the over/under record is 1-1-1. The Angels’ combined run average in those games is 9.6 runs, and their over/under record for the season is 14-12. The average over/under line for Angels games this season is 9 runs, and 88.9% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8 runs.

Reid Detmers Gets The Start For The Angels

Reid Detmers is getting the start for the Angels at home against the Twins. He has been the starter in all 3 of the Angels’ games this season, and has a win and a loss to show for it. In his last start, he went 7 innings, but gave up 4 runs on 6 hits and took the loss. However, he did strike out 12 in his first start of the year.

Angels Offense Breakdown

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Mike Trout has been the Angels’ top power threat this season, as he leads the team with 10 home runs, which is the best mark in the league. However, Trout is batting just .223 for the season and has really struggled of late, going just 3/29 in his last eight games. Taylor Ward has been a bright spot for the Angels, as he is batting .275 for the season and is 4th in the league with 23 RBIs.

Jo Adell has been swinging a hot bat for the Angels, going 9/19 in his last six games, including two homers. Anthony Rendon is currently on a four-game hitting streak, and Nolan Schanuel has a seven-game streak going. As a team, the Angels are averaging 4.2 runs per game and are 6th in the league in home runs.


Twins vs Angels Prediction


Our prediction for today’s Twins vs. Angels game is to take the Angels on the money line at -106. We have the Angels winning this one by a score of 5-4. If you’re looking for a parlay, you could also take the over, as the line is sitting at 8 runs.

Looking at the starting pitchers, we have Reid Detmers finishing with seven strikeouts, which is the highest among all starters today. As for Pablo Lopez, he is projected to finish with six K’s, which is the fifth-best among starters.

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