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Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels MLB Baseball Betting Preview

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Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels

The year’s MLB baseball betting action continues this Wednesday night with an interesting Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels contest. The Twins are flying high after posting a 7-1 record in their last 8 and are looking to pick up their third straight win in Los Angeles this evening. The Angels on the other hand, are 2-5 in their last 7 and should be easy pickings for Minnesota tonight. So what kind of MLB sports betting opportunities does this contest offer?

Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels – Wednesday, May 22nd     

When: 9:07 pm ET

Where: Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Anaheim, California

TV: MLBN

Stream: MLB TV

MLB Baseball Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Twins -1½ (+135) 9 (-120) -107
Angels +1½ (-155) 9 (EV) -103
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Minnesota Twins        

The Twins step into tonight’s matchup sporting a 32-16 record that ranks them 1st in the AL Central. At the present time Minnesota owns a 6 ½ game lead over the second seeded Cleveland Indians. With this in mind, it’s clear that Minnesota has a firm lead on their No. 1 spot. Nevertheless, the club will undoubtedly be looking to build on that lead tonight. Martin Perez is the man tasked with leading the charge against the Angels on the road. Perez steps onto the mound tonight with a 6-1 record as well as a 2.89 ERA and a 1.26 WHIP. With those numbers in mind, it’s clear that Minnesota doesn’t have anything to worry about against the Angels.

Players to Watch: Jorge Polanco (8 HR, 23 RBI, .339 BA), Eddie Rosario (13 HR, 37 RBI, .264 BA), and Max Kepler (9 HR, 23 RBI, .250 BA).

Los Angeles Angels   

The Angels fly into this evening’s matchup with a 22-26 record that ranks them 4th overall in the AL West. Presently the Houston Astros lead the division and own a 10 ½ game lead over Los Angeles. Clearly LA doesn’t have much of a shot at usurping Houston. However, since they’re only 1 ½ games behind the 3rd seeded Oakland Athletics, they can certainly climb the divisional ladder with a win streak. However, seeing as how they’re starting Matt Harvey this evening, MLB baseball betting fans shouldn’t bank on a Los Angeles win here. After all, Harvey is 2-3 this season and enters with a 6.35 ERA and a 1.43 WHIP. Considering that Minnesota ranks No. 1 in the MLB with 273 runs this season, it’s clear how this contest will end up.

Players to Watch: Andrelton Simmons (3 HR, 21 RBI, .298 BA), Kole Calhoun (9 HR, 26 RBI, .224 BA), and David Fletcher (3 HR, 17 RBI, .303 BA).

Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Predictions

Trends

  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 7 games against an opponent in the American League West division.
  • Minnesota are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing on the road against LA Angels.
  • Minnesota has posted a 14-11 ATS record when playing on the road this season
  • LA Angels are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota.
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 4 of LA Angels’ last 5 games played on a Wednesday.
  • LA Angles have posted a 14-11 ATS record when playing at home this season

Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Picks

So which side should legal betting fans take in this Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels matchup? All in all, tonight’s odds are a bit surprising seeing how even-sided they are. All things considered, taking Minnesota straight up or ATS or both great options this evening. Although you will find the vig much more favorable on the spread line. Sign up today to make your online betting prediction!

Score Prediction: 10-3 Minnesota.