Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics 05/17/2022 – The Twins are dominating the AL Central Division play and they are ahead of the Chicago White Sox. Minnesota turned out to be an incredible team and they are all set to build on their 21-15 record. The Athletics are stuck at the bottom of the AL West Division and they are holding a 15-23 record on the season. Oakland has a long way to go and they need to make up for all their loss. The baseball picks and predictions are turning towards the Twins to win and cover the spread. Both teams will square off from the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in Oakland, California
Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics 05/17/2022
|When:||Tuesday, May 17, 9:40 PM ET|
|Where:||Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, Oakland, California|
The Minnesota Twins will deliver Dylan Bundy to the mound as their starting pitcher in this game. Bundy is holding a 3-2 record on the season with an ERA of 5.76. With 22 Ks in total, Bundy has room for improvement with his ERA. Byron Buxton smashed 23 hits with 11 home runs and 20 RBIs. Luis Arraez contributed 28 hits and three RBIs this season. Jorge Polanco and Max Kepler are the other notable players.
Players to watch: Jorge Polanco SS (GP 34, AB 125, R 13, H 30, 2B 8, 3B 0, HR 4, RBI 20, TB 50, BB 19, SO 33, SB 1, AVG 0.24, OBP 0.338, SLG 0.4, OPS 0.738, WAR 1.1), Max Kepler RF (GP 34, AB 111, R 12, H 27, 2B 5, 3B 0, HR 5, RBI 15, TB 47, BB 14, SO 22, SB 1, AVG 0.243, OBP 0.341, SLG 0.423, OPS 0.765, WAR 1.2
The Athletics are holding a 15-23 record on the season and are behind the Rangers. Oakland took to a bad start this season and they are struggling to make ends meet. The Athletics dropped their last game against the Twins with a final score of 3-1. James Kaprielian will get the ball in this game as their starter. The talented pitcher is holding a 0-2 record on the season with an ERA of 4.97 and 10 Ks in total.
Players to watch: Sean Murphy C (GP 35, AB 125, R 17, H 24, 2B 10, 3B 1, HR 4, RBI 18, TB 48, BB 11, SO 39, SB 0, AVG 0.192, OBP 0.27, SLG 0.384, OPS 0.654, WAR -0.1), Sheldon Neuse 3B (GP 34, AB 121, R 14, H 34, 2B 3, 3B 2, HR 2, RBI 14, TB 47, BB 10, SO 36, SB 4, AVG 0.281, OBP 0.346, SLG 0.388, OPS 0.734, WAR 0.9).
Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Betting Numbers
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 5 games.
Minnesota is 13-7 SU in their last 20 games.
Twins is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games against Oakland.
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Minnesota is 4-14 SU in their last 18 games when playing on the road against Oakland.
Oakland is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games.
Athletics is 1-11 SU in their last 12 games at home.
Oakland is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Oakland’s last 9 games against an opponent in the American League Central Division.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Oakland’s last 12 games when playing as the underdog.
Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Betting Picks
The Twins are stronger than the Athletics and they are all set to win this game and cover the spread as per the expert MLB predictions. As for Oakland, they need to bring a proper balance in their overall performance.
Score Prediction: Twins 6, Athletics 4.