Twins vs Mariners: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 10, 2021

Written By Staff on April 10, 2021 - Last Updated on April 13, 2021

The Minnesota Twins (5-2) and the Seattle Mariners (3-4) square off on Saturday at 2:10 PM ET. The Twins are favored (-195) against the underdog Mariners (+163). Michael Pineda starts for Minnesota while Seattle will counter with Yusei Kikuchi.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 10, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Twins vs Mariners Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Pineda (MIN) Pitcher Kikuchi (SEA)
1 – 0 W/L 0 – 0
5.0 IP 6.0
0.00 ERA 4.50
1.200 WHIP 1.170
9.0 K/9 15.0
3.6 BB/9 1.5

Twins Probable Starter Michael Pineda

  • The Twins will look to Pineda (1-0) to open the game and make his second start this season.
  • In his most recent appearance on Sunday, the right-hander tossed five innings against the Brewers, allowing no earned runs while surrendering four hits.
  • The Twins have always been the moneyline underdog when Pineda starts this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 10, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mariners Stats vs Pineda

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Kyle Seager 11 .545 6 1 3 .583 1.401
Mitch Haniger 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
J.P. Crawford 3 .333 1 1 1 .333 1.666

Mariners Probable Starter Yusei Kikuchi

  • The Mariners’ Kikuchi will make his second start of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Saturday, April 3, when he threw six innings against the Giants, giving up three earned runs.
  • This will be his first game as the moneyline underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 10, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Twins Stats vs Kikuchi

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Andrelton Simmons 7 .429 3 0 0 .429 1.000
Jorge Polanco 6 .500 3 0 1 .500 1.000
Willians Astudillo 3 .333 1 0 0 .333 .666
Byron Buxton 3 .000 0 0 0 .250 .250
Miguel Sanó 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Luis Arraez 2 .500 1 0 0 .667 1.167
Nelson Cruz 2 1.000 2 1 1 1.000 3.500
Max Kepler 1 .000 0 0 0 .500 .500

Twins Betting Trends

  • Last season the Twins scored the 18th-most runs in baseball (269 total, 4.5 per game).
  • The Twins finished 30-18 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite last season (winning 62.5% of those games).
  • Minnesota finished 8-4 last year (winning 66.7% of its games) when playing as a moneyline favorite of -195 or shorter.
  • Minnesota played in 59 games with set over/under, and combined with opponents to go over the total 20 times (20-34-5).
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Mariners Betting Trends

  • The Mariners were underdogs in 48 games last season and won 20 (41.7%) of those contests.
  • Seattle was 7-16 last season when entering a game as the underdog by +163 or more on the moneyline.
  • Seattle and its opponents hit the over in 29 of their 56 games with a total last season.

Twins Players to Watch

  • Nelson Cruz had 16 home runs and 33 runs batted in last season.
  • Cruz ranked seventh in HR (16), 21st in BA (.303), and 18th in OBP (.383) among qualified hitters in MLB play.
  • Miguel Sano hit .204 with 12 doubles, 13 home runs and 17 walks.
  • Sano ranked 24th in HR among qualifying batters in MLB play.

Twins Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jorge Polanco 209 .258 22 4 19 .304 .653
Miguel Sanó 186 .204 31 13 25 .275 .753
Nelson Cruz 185 .303 33 16 33 .383 .978
Max Kepler 171 .228 27 9 23 .321 .760
Byron Buxton 130 .254 19 13 27 .267 .844
Andrelton Simmons 118 .297 19 0 10 .346 .702
Jake Cave 113 .221 17 4 15 .285 .674
Luis Arraez 112 .321 16 0 13 .364 .766
Mitch Garver 72 .167 8 2 5 .247 .511
Ryan Jeffers 55 .273 5 3 7 .355 .791

Mariners Players to Watch

  • Kyle Seager finished with a .241 average last season, with nine home runs and 40 RBI.
  • Seager ranked 18th in RBI among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Ty France posted a .305 average with four homers and 23 RBI.

Mariners Batting Stats (2020)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
J.P. Crawford 204 .255 33 2 24 .336 .674
Kyle Seager 203 .241 35 9 40 .347 .780
Evan White 182 .176 19 8 26 .252 .598
Ty France 141 .305 19 4 23 .368 .836
Dylan Moore 137 .255 26 8 17 .358 .854
José Marmolejos 107 .206 12 6 18 .261 .672
Luis Torrens 70 .257 5 1 6 .325 .696
Sam Haggerty 50 .260 7 1 6 .315 .715
Braden Bishop 30 .167 2 0 4 .242 .475

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