Twins vs Mariners: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – April 8, 2021

Written By Staff on April 8, 2021

The Minnesota Twins take the field at home at Target Field for the first time this season as favorites () against the Seattle Mariners () on Thursday at 4:10 PM ET. Minnesota has Jose Berrios starting, while Seattle will send out Marco Gonzales.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 8, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Twins vs Mariners Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Berríos (MIN) Pitcher Gonzales (SEA)
1 – 0 W/L 0 – 0
6.0 IP 6.0
0.00 ERA 7.50
0.000 WHIP 1.670
18.0 K/9 3.0
0.0 BB/9 3.0

Twins Probable Starter José Berríos

  • The Twins have always been the moneyline underdog when Berrios starts this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 8, 2021 at 6:06 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Mariners Stats vs Berríos

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Mitch Haniger 12 .000 0 0 0 .077 .077
Kyle Seager 10 .300 3 2 3 .364 1.364
Dylan Moore 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
J.P. Crawford 2 .500 1 0 1 .500 1.000

Mariners Probable Starter Marco Gonzales

  • His team won his only start as an underdog this season.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of April 8, 2021 at 6:06 AM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Twins Stats vs Gonzales

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Andrelton Simmons 31 .387 12 0 0 .387 .806
Max Kepler 3 .667 2 0 3 .667 1.334
Miguel Sanó 3 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Willians Astudillo 2 .500 1 0 1 .333 .833
Byron Buxton 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Jorge Polanco 2 .500 1 0 0 .667 1.167

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).
  • In games it played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -200 or shorter, Minnesota had a record of 6-3 (66.7%).
  • Minnesota had an over/under set by oddsmakers 59 times last year, and combined with opponents to go over the total in 20 of those games (20-34-5).
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Mariners Betting Trends

  • Last season, the Mariners won 20 out of the 48 games, or 41.7%, in which they were the underdog.
  • Seattle had a record of 6-13 in games where oddsmakers had them as underogs of at least +170 on the moneyline.
  • 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.
  • Among the qualifying hitters in MLB action, Cruz ranked seventh in HR (16), 21st in BA (.303), and 18th in OBP (.383).
  • Miguel Sano hit .204 with 12 doubles, 13 home runs and 17 walks.
  • Sano ranked 24th in HR among the qualified hitters in MLB.

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 slugged nine home runs and collected 40 RBI last season while batting .241.
  • Seager’s 40 RBI ranked 18th 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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