Yankees vs. Twins Prediction
The Minnesota Twins have struggled over their last 10 games while the New York Yankees have merely played .500 over their last 10 contests. The two teams will meet tonight at 8:10 p.m. ET in Minnesota in what could be a high-scoring game.
Game Snapshot & Odds
919 New York Yankees (-167) at 920 Minnesota Twins (+145); 8.5 runs
Monday, September 10, 2018
8:10 p.m. ET, Target Field
TV: NYY (YES); MIN (FSNO)
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetNow.eu, the Yankees as a -167 favorite. As of this writing, 76% of the betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on the Yankees to beat the Twins on the moneyline. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our MLB Public Betting Page for updated figures on this game.
Yankees’ Happ cruises to win over A’s
J.A. Happ allowed one run on two hits over six innings in a win over the Athletics on Tuesday. Happ remains unbeaten since being acquired from the Blue Jays at the trade deadline. He’s 6-0 with a sparkling 3.10 ERA and 40/9 K/BB ratio across seven starts in a Yankee uniform. The 35-year-old southpaw served up a solo homer to Stephen Piscotty in the second inning, but that was the only tally against him in this one. He struck out five and only issued one walk.
Twins’ Gibson takes loss to Astros in last start
Kyle Gibson lost after allowing four runs -- two earned -- in seven innings to the Astros on Monday. Gibson gave up homers to Alex Bregman and Yuli Gurriel. The other runs were considered unearned because of a Jorge Polanco error, so it goes down as Gibson's 16th quality start in 28 tries this season. He's had a fine year; he just hasn't looked quite as strong lately.
MLB Betting Trends
The Yankees are 11-4 in their last 15 road games and 6-1 in Happ’s last seven starts.
The Twins have lost seven of their last 10 games but are 14-5 in their last 19 games versus American League East opponents.
The over is 13-6-2 in the last 21 meetings between these two teams when the game is played in Minnesota and is 5-1 in the last six meetings overall. The over is also 5-2 in Gibson’s last seven starts versus the Yankees, is 23-9-1 in his last 33 home starts, and is 4-0-1 in Happ’s last five outings versus a team with a losing record.
The Pick: Yankees/Twins over 8.5