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Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels Game 1 betting. Thursday May 10th, 2018

Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels Game 1 Betting Preview

Posted by: Charlie Smith

The Minnesota Twins are riding a 5-game win streak that could culminate in them taking the online MLB betting lead in the AL Central. So in tonight’s Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels matchup, you can bet on LA trying to break that winning streak. What kind of matchup will the evening’s 3 team teaser odds predict for this AL matchup?

Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels – Thursday, May 10th

Series: Game 1

When: 10:07 pm ET

Where: Angel Stadium, Anaheim, California

TV: Fox Sports 1

Stream: Fox Sports Go, MLB TV

Online MLB Betting Odds:

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Twins +1½ (-165) 7½ (-105) +133
Angels -1½ (+145) 7½ (-115) -143
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Minnesota Twins

The Twins march into this evening’s contest sporting a 15-17 record that ranks them 2nd in the AL Central. Currently 1-game behind the division leading Cleveland Indians, Minnesota doesn’t need much to take the AL Central. Moreover, the Indians’ recent struggles are opening the door for the Twins to come in and take the division. Specifically, Cleveland is 1-4 in their last 5. To help capitalize on the situation, the Twins will be sending Jose Berrios to the mound this evening. Berrios is a right-handed pitcher with a 3-3 record, a 3.98 ERA and a 0.98 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Eduardo Escobar (7 HR, 20 RBI, .313 BA), Eddie Rosario (7 HR, 25 RBI, .291 BA), and Max Kepler (4 HR, 13 RBI, .274 BA).

Los Angeles Angels

The Angels fly into this Thursday night pairing with a 22-14 record that ranks them 2nd in the AL West. On top of that, it places them ½ a game behind the Houston Astros. In their last 8 matchups, Los Angeles has posted a 6-2 record. Clearly the team is coming into this matchup with a bit of momentum. And since the Astros won’t be taking to the diamond this evening, the Angels can take the lead in the division with a win over the Twins. To get the job done, the Angels will be sending Garrett Richards to the mound. Richards is 4-1 on the season with a 3.93 ERA and a 1.37 WHIP.

Players to Watch: Andrelton Simmons (3 HR, 22 RBI, .339 BA), Mike Trout (12 HR, 25 RBI, .331 BA), and Justin Upton (8 HR, 25 RBI, .257 BA).

Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Predictions

Trends

  • Minnesota is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 13 of Minnesota’s last 19 games
  • LA Angels is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games when playing at home against Minnesota
  • LA Angels is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
  • The TOTAL has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels’ last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels Betting Picks

So which team should sportsbook betting players favor in tonight’s Minnesota Twins vs. Los Angeles Angels contest? This is a tough matchup to predict since both teams have been playing so well. But since they’ll get home field advantage, it’s probably safer to side with Los Angeles. They may be this evening’s online MLB betting favorite, but the odds aren’t favoring them all that heavily. This makes them a great option for this evening’s action. Sign up now to get in on this MLB betting action!

Score Prediction: 7-5 Los Angeles. The Angels pick up the win at home and cover the spread. The TOTAL will be OVER this evening.

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