Twins vs. Angels Prediction

Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels, 5/13/2018 Prediction & Odds

Can the Minnesota Twins get back to the .500 mark today when they go on the road to finish up their weekend series with the Los Angeles Angels at 4:07PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

977 Minnesota Twins at 978 Los Angeles Angels

Sunday, May 13, 2018

4:07PM ET – Angel Stadium

TV: FSN (Min); FSW (LA)

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers, the Angels are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -165 to win. The Twins are getting odds of +155 to win on the road, while the over/under total for the contest has been set at 8 runs. The public betting currently has 65 percent of the wagers going on the Angels at home. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Twins on a hot streak

The Twins are playing about as well as anyone right now, winning seven of their last eight games. That includes the last two games in this series. Minnesota comes into this game 17-18 overall and 10-11 on the road. The Twins are putting up 4.49 runs per game this season while allowing 4.94 runs per contest.

Fernando Romero gets the start for the Twins on Sunday. He has started just two games this season, but has won both and yet to give up a run over 11.2 innings. He has six walks with 14 strikeouts and a 1.11 WHIP.

Angels back to struggling at home

After seemingly turning things around by winning four straight at home, the Angels have now lost their last two at home to the Twins. Los Angeles is now 23-16 overall and 9-12 on the road. Los Angeles is putting up 5.13 runs per contest and is giving up 4.28 runs per contest.

Shohei Ohtani gets the start on Sunday for the Angels. He has started five games this season and has a 3-1 record with a 4.10 ERA and 1.18 WHIP. Ohtani has pitched 26.1 innings and has 32 strikeouts with 11 walks.

MLB Betting Trends

Minnesota

The Twins have won seven of their last eight road games and four of their last five against AL West opponents.

Los Angeles

The Angels have won four of Ohtani’s five starts and they have won six of their last 8 against AL Central opponents. They also have won 12 of their last 16 against a losing team.

Prediction:

There is something to like about the Twins right now despite their sub-.500 record. Minnesota is playing with a lot of confidence and looking like the team that started the season. Ohtani has cooled off a little from his fast start. While still being competitive, I think he will have a hard time besting what Romero has been able to do. I will take my chances with the Twins staying hot today.

 

The Pick: Minnesota Twins +155

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