Twins Vs Athletics: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – May 6, 2022

Written By Staff on May 6, 2022

Chad Pinder brings a 10-game hitting streak into the Oakland Athletics’ (10-15) matchup with the Minnesota Twins (15-11) at 8:10 PM ET on Friday at Target Field. Josh Winder starts for Minnesota (-180 to win) while Oakland (+153) will counter with Zach Logue.

The betting facts in what follows reflect odds as of May 6, 2022 at 7:25 PM ET.

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Twins vs Athletics Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Winder (MIN) Pitcher Logue (OAK)
1 – 0 W/L 1 – 0
16.1 IP 1.1
2.20 ERA 0.00
0.796 WHIP 1.500
6.6 K/9 6.8
2.2 BB/9 6.8

Twins Probable Starter Josh Winder

  • The Twins will look to Winder (1-0) in his second start of the season.
  • In his last time out on Sunday, the righty tossed 6 2/3 scoreless innings against the Tampa Bay Rays while surrendering two hits.
  • He has a 2.20 ERA and 6.6 strikeouts per nine innings over his four appearances.
  • The opposing Athletics offense has the 27th-ranked slugging percentage (.329) and ranks 22nd in MLB play with 19 home runs. It has a collective .206 batting average, and is 27th in MLB with 168 total hits and 22nd in MLB play scoring 92 runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 6, 2022 at 7:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Athletics Probable Starter Zach Logue

  • The Athletics will send out Logue for his first start of the season.
  • The 26-year-old lefty has pitched in relief once already this campaign, but will make his first start.
  • He has an ERA of .00, a 1 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.500 in one games this season.
  • The Twins rank 13th in MLB with a .236 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 12th in the league (.384) and 27 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of May 6, 2022 at 7:25 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Twins Betting Trends

  • The Twins have won 60% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (9-6).
  • Minnesota has played as a moneyline favorite of -180 or shorter in just one game this season, which they won.
  • The implied moneyline probablility in this matchup gives the Twins a 64.3% chance to win.
  • Minnesota has played in 26 games with an over/under set, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 11 times (11-14-1).
  • The Twins have gone 12-14-0 against the spread this season.
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Athletics Betting Trends

  • This season, the Athletics have been the underdog 19 times and won seven, or 36.8%, of those games.
  • Oakland is 5-6 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +153 or more on the moneyline.
  • The oddsmakers’ moneyline implies a 39.5% chance of a victory for the Athletics.
  • Oakland and its opponents have hit the over in 12 of their 25 games with a total this season.
  • In 25 games with a spread this season, the Athletics are 11-14-0 ATS.

Twins Players to Watch

  • Byron Buxton is hitting .284 with five doubles, eight home runs and two walks.
  • Max Kepler has racked up 21 hits to pace his team, and has three doubles, five home runs and 12 walks while hitting .266.
  • Kepler currently ranks 58th in batting average, 26th in on base percentage, and 29th in slugging among qualified hitters.
  • Jorge Polanco is hitting .207 with five doubles, two home runs and 13 walks.
  • Polanco enters this game on a six-game hitting streak. In his last 10 games he is batting .216 with three doubles, four walks and six RBI.
  • Carlos Correa is slugging .372 to lead his team. He has five doubles, two home runs and eight walks while batting .255.

Twins Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Carlos Correa 94 .255 12 2 11 .320 .692
Jorge Polanco 92 .207 10 2 14 .302 .628
Max Kepler 79 .266 9 5 12 .376 .870
Gio Urshela 75 .240 9 1 6 .314 .607
Byron Buxton 67 .284 16 8 15 .333 1.049
Trevor Larnach 63 .286 12 0 7 .343 .740
Ryan Jeffers 59 .220 7 3 9 .313 .754
Gary Sánchez 59 .237 4 1 9 .308 .698
Nick Gordon 41 .244 7 0 1 .295 .612
Gilberto Celestino 29 .276 7 0 1 .364 .709

Athletics Players to Watch

  • Sheldon Neuse leads Oakland with 25 hits and an OBP of .375, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .438.
  • Among all qualifying hitters in MLB, Neuse’s batting average ranks 17th, his on-base percentage is 28th, and he is 51st in slugging percentatge.
  • Sean Murphy is batting .207 with a .435 slugging percentage and 15 RBI this year.
  • Murphy ranks 128th in batting average, 147th in on-base percentage and 52nd in slugging percentage in the majors.
  • Tony Kemp has collected 19 base hits, an OBP of .315 and a slugging percentage of .259 this season.
  • Elvis Andrus is batting .182 with a .276 OBP and three RBI for Oakland this season.

Athletics Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Sean Murphy 92 .207 12 4 15 .260 .695
Tony Kemp 81 .235 9 0 3 .315 .574
Sheldon Neuse 80 .312 9 2 14 .375 .813
Cristian Pache 79 .177 10 2 6 .198 .489
Elvis Andrus 77 .182 10 1 3 .276 .562
Seth Brown 72 .181 7 2 13 .259 .606
Chad Pinder 60 .300 7 3 9 .295 .795
Billy McKinney 47 .106 3 1 4 .173 .364
Kevin Smith 46 .217 4 1 6 .250 .620
Jed Lowrie 42 .214 6 1 4 .283 .569

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