Rangers vs. Twins Saturday Prediction
The Rangers and Twins racked up a slew of runs on Friday night in their series opener but is the over the best play on the board on Saturday? These two teams will meet again today in Minnesota at 2:10 p.m. ET.
Game Snapshot & Odds
913 Texas Rangers (+147) at 914 Minnesota Twins (-166); 10 runs
Saturday, July 6, 2019
2:10 p.m. ET, Target Field, Minneapolis, MN
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Public Betting Trends
According to our MLB Public Betting Chart page, 70% of the betting tickets are on the Twins to beat the Rangers on the moneyline.
Texas Rangers Fantasy Spin
Rougned Odor homered twice and drove in five runs to help the Rangers down the Angels 9-3 on Thursday. Odor crushed a Griffin Canning off-speed pitch into the second deck in Arlington for a two-run homer in the fourth inning, and then he hit a 471-foot shot to right-center in the seventh inning for a three-run blast. The homers gave him 12 long balls on the year, and he's got 43 RBI and 38 runs scored despite a .191/.259/.389 line. Such is life with the contact-challenged-yet-immensely-talented 25-year-old.
Minnesota Twins Fantasy Spin
Jonathan Schoop went 3-for-5 with a homer, two doubles, four RBI and two runs scored in a 15-6 blowout of the Rangers on Friday. Schoop hit one of four homers in this one for the Twins, and it gives the second baseman 14 on the season. It was a two-run blast for the second baseman, and he drove in another two with a two-run double in the seventh inning. The former Orioles -- and for a very short time Brewers -- second baseman has now plated 38 runs, and he improves his slash to .260/.307/.473. The average and on-base percentage aren't great, but that power is tough to complain about, especially from someone playing up the middle.
MLB Betting Trends
The Rangers are 1-5 in their last six games.
The Twins have won 36 of their last 52 games at home.
The Rangers are 4-1 in Jesse Chavez’s last five starts and have won five of their last six road games when facing a right-handed starter. On the other side, the Twins have lost four out of their last five games following a win and are just 1-4 in Michael Pineda’s last five starts when facing an opponent with a winning record.
The Pick: Texas Rangers +147