Twins vs Mariners: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 11, 2021

Written By Staff on April 11, 2021 - Last Updated on April 13, 2021

The Minnesota Twins (5-3) host the Seattle Mariners (4-4) at 2:10 PM ET on Sunday at Target Field. The Twins are favored (-195) to break the 1-1 tie and take the series over the Mariners (+163). Matt Shoemaker starts for Minnesota while Seattle will counter with Chris Flexen.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 11, 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

Shoemaker (MIN) Pitcher Flexen (SEA)
1 – 0 W/L 1 – 0
6.0 IP 5.0
1.50 ERA 0.00
0.500 WHIP 1.200
7.5 K/9 10.8
0.0 BB/9 3.6

Twins Probable Starter Matt Shoemaker

  • The Twins will look to Shoemaker (1-0) to open the game and make his second start of the season.
  • The righty last appeared on Monday against the Tigers, when he went six innings, allowing one earned run while giving up three hits.
  • The Twins were named the moneyline favorite for one Shoemaker start this season — they won.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 11, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mariners Stats vs Shoemaker

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Kyle Seager 30 .233 7 2 5 .281 .714
Mitch Haniger 5 .200 1 0 0 .333 .533

Mariners Probable Starter Chris Flexen

  • Flexen will get the start for the Mariners, his second of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Sunday, April 4 against the Giants, throwing five innings without allowing a run.
  • His team won his only start as an underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 11, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Twins Betting Trends

  • Last season the Twins were the 18th-highest scoring team in MLB action averaging 4.5 runs per game (269 total).
  • The Twins won 62.5% of the games last season they were favored on the moneyline (30-18).
  • Minnesota went 8-4 when playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -195 or shorter (66.7%).
  • 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 entered 23 games last season as the underdog by +163 or more and was 7-16 in those contests.
  • Seattle’s games went over the total in 29 of their 56 chances 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 the qualifying batters in MLB action.
  • Miguel Sano hit .204 with 12 doubles, 13 home runs and 17 walks.
  • Among the qualified hitters in baseball, Sano’s 13 HR ranked 24th.

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’s 40 RBI ranked 18th among qualified hitters in MLB.
  • Ty France posted a .305 average with 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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