Twins Vs Guardians: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 21, 2022

Written By Staff on June 21, 2022

The Minnesota Twins (38-30) and the Cleveland Guardians (34-28) square off in AL Central play on Tuesday at 7:40 PM ET. Joe Ryan starts for Minnesota (-166 to win) while Cleveland (+137) will counter with Aaron Civale.

The betting facts in the article below use the latest odds as of June 21, 2022 at 7:39 PM ET.

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Twins vs Guardians Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Ryan (MIN) Pitcher Civale (CLE)
5 – 3 W/L 2 – 3
48.0 IP 31.0
2.81 ERA 7.84
1.021 WHIP 1.516
8.4 K/9 8.7
2.8 BB/9 2.6

Twins Probable Starter Joe Ryan

  • The Twins are sending Ryan (5-3) out to make his 10th start of the season. He is 5-3 with a 2.81 ERA and 45 strikeouts in 48 innings pitched.
  • His last appearance came on Wednesday against the Seattle Mariners, when the right-hander went 4 2/3 innings, surrendering four earned runs while giving up five hits.
  • The 26-year-old has an ERA of 2.81, with 8.4 strikeouts per nine innings, in nine games this season. Opponents are hitting .194 against him.
  • Ryan has collected four quality starts this season.
  • He meets a Guardians offense that ranks 19th in the league with 283 runs while batting .248 as a unit. It has a collective .386 slugging percentage (18th in MLB play) and has hit a total of 48 home runs (28th in MLB).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 21, 2022 at 7:39 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Guardians Stats vs Ryan

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
José Ramírez 8 .125 1 1 1 .125 .625
Amed Rosario 7 .143 1 0 0 .143 .286
Andrés Giménez 7 .143 1 0 0 .143 .429
Myles Straw 5 .400 2 0 0 .500 1.100
Steven Kwan 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Owen Miller 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Richie Palacios 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Luke Maile 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Austin Hedges 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Guardians Probable Starter Aaron Civale

  • The Guardians’ Civale (2-3) will make his eighth start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Friday, May 20, when he threw 6 2/3 innings, giving up no earned runs while allowing three hits against the Detroit Tigers.
  • The 27-year-old has pitched to a 7.84 ERA this season with 8.7 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2.6 walks per nine across seven games.
  • He has one quality starts in seven chances this season.
  • The Twins rank eighth in MLB with a .251 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks eighth in the league (.409) and 77 home runs.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of June 21, 2022 at 7:39 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Twins Stats vs Civale

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Luis Arraez 18 .111 2 0 1 .105 .272
Max Kepler 17 .353 6 0 1 .421 .892
Byron Buxton 10 .300 3 2 2 .364 1.264
Gio Urshela 7 .286 2 0 1 .286 .572
Gary Sánchez 6 .500 3 0 1 .571 1.238
Alex Kirilloff 3 .333 1 0 1 .333 .666
Ryan Jeffers 2 .500 1 0 0 .500 1.000
Nick Gordon 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Twins Betting Trends

  • The Twins have been favored on the moneyline 41 total times this season. They’ve finished 26-15 in those games.
  • Minnesota has a 10-3 record (winning 76.9% of its games) when it has played as a moneyline favorite of -166 or shorter.
  • The Twins have a 62.4% chance to win this matchup based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • Minnesota has played in 68 games with an over/under set, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 32 times (32-32-4).
  • The Twins have covered 44.1% of their games this season, going 30-38-0 against the spread.
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Guardians Betting Trends

  • The Guardians have won 14, or 42.4%, of the 33 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Cleveland is 6-10 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +137 or more on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 42.2% chance of a victory for the Guardians.
  • Cleveland and its opponents have gone over the total this season in 30 of their 62 opportunities.
  • The Guardians are 34-28-0 against the spread this season.

Twins Players to Watch

  • Luis Arraez has a .443 on-base percentage and a .439 slugging percentage, both team-high averages for the Twins. He’s batting .361 with seven doubles, three home runs and 28 walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in MLB, Arraez ranks first in batting average, first in on-base percentage, and 55th in slugging.
  • Byron Buxton has 44 hits to pace his team, and has nine doubles, 19 home runs and 18 walks while batting .233.
  • Buxton ranks 115th in batting average, 96th in on base percentage, and eighth in slugging in MLB action.
  • Max Kepler is hitting .244 with 10 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 27 walks.
  • Gio Urshela has 10 doubles, five home runs and 19 walks while hitting .257.

Twins Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Gio Urshela 206 .257 24 5 26 .314 .693
Luis Arraez 205 .361 37 3 21 .443 .882
Max Kepler 197 .244 26 6 30 .339 .735
Gary Sánchez 189 .222 20 8 30 .288 .722
Byron Buxton 189 .233 38 19 33 .315 .897
Carlos Correa 181 .293 25 5 21 .357 .793
Trevor Larnach 153 .235 21 5 18 .308 .726
Ryan Jeffers 143 .182 17 5 18 .269 .598
Nick Gordon 139 .259 16 1 8 .299 .666
Jose Miranda 123 .236 10 4 16 .266 .673

Guardians Players to Watch

  • Jose Ramirez leads Cleveland in OBP (.397), slugging percentage (.642) and total hits (69) this season.
  • Among all qualified hitters in the big leagues, Ramirez ranks 14th in batting average, sixth in on-base percentage, and third in slugging percentage.
  • Owen Miller is slugging .416 while driving in 31 runs and batting .262 this season.
  • Miller’s batting average ranks 65th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage places him 94th, and he is 81st in slugging.
  • Josh Naylor has collected 43 base hits, an OBP of .341 and a slugging percentage of .490 this season.
  • Amed Rosario has been key for Cleveland with 61 hits, an OBP of .298 plus a slugging percentage of .357.

Guardians Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Myles Straw 231 .203 40 0 7 .298 .553
Amed Rosario 230 .265 32 1 16 .298 .655
José Ramírez 226 .305 41 16 62 .397 1.039
Owen Miller 202 .262 33 4 31 .316 .732
Steven Kwan 172 .267 25 1 16 .355 .704
Andrés Giménez 172 .302 22 7 33 .342 .842
Josh Naylor 155 .277 19 7 35 .341 .831
Austin Hedges 132 .167 12 4 14 .224 .489
Oscar Mercado 114 .202 17 4 16 .227 .604
Ernie Clement 94 .213 10 0 5 .279 .524

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