Yankees Vs Twins: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – June 7, 2022

Written By Staff on June 7, 2022

The New York Yankees (39-15) and Minnesota Twins (32-24) square off on Tuesday to begin a three-game series, with the first pitch at 7:40 PM ET at Target Field. Jameson Taillon gets the starting nod for New York (-168 to win), and Cole Sands is Minnesota’s (+143) choice to start.

The betting facts in what follows reference odds valid as of June 7, 2022 at 7:25 PM ET.

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Yankees vs Twins Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Taillon (NYY) Pitcher Sands (MIN)
5 – 1 W/L 0 – 1
58.2 IP 8.0
2.30 ERA 7.88
0.903 WHIP 1.625
6.7 K/9 11.3
0.8 BB/9 4.5

Yankees Probable Starter Jameson Taillon

  • The Yankees will send Taillon (5-1) to the mound for his 11th start of the season. He is 5-1 with a 2.30 ERA and 44 strikeouts through 58 2/3 innings pitched.
  • The righty last pitched on Thursday against the Los Angeles Angels, when he went 8 2/3 innings, allowing one earned run while giving up two hits.
  • In 10 games this season, the 30-year-old has a 2.30 ERA and 6.7 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .218 to opposing hitters.
  • Taillon is looking to continue a third-game quality start streak in this matchup.
  • He will face a Twins offense that is batting .248 as a unit (seventh in MLB). It is also slugging a collective .400 (12th in MLB) with 61 total home runs (12th in MLB).
  • The 30-year-old’s 2.30 ERA ranks 11th, .903 WHIP ranks fourth, and 6.7 K/9 ranks 55th among qualifying pitchers this season.

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

Twins Stats vs Taillon

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS
Max Kepler 8 .375 3 0 0 .375 .875
Jorge Polanco 6 .500 3 0 4 .500 1.167
Ryan Jeffers 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Nick Gordon 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Luis Arraez 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000
Byron Buxton 2 .000 0 0 0 .000 .000

Twins Probable Starter Cole Sands

  • Sands heads to the mound for the Twins to make his second start of the season, seeking his first win.
  • The right-hander’s last appearance was on Tuesday, May 31, when he threw 4 2/3 innings, giving up four earned runs while allowing five hits against the Detroit Tigers.
  • He has an ERA of 7.88, a batting average against of .273 and 11.3 strikeouts per nine innings in three games this season.
  • The Yankees rank sixth in MLB with 258 runs scored this season. They have a .244 batting average this campaign with 80 home runs (first in the league).

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

Yankees Stats vs Sands

Player AB AVG H HR RBI OBP OPS

Yankees Betting Trends

  • The Yankees have won 72% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (36-14).
  • New York has gone 25-8 in games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -168 or shorter (75.8%).
  • The Yankees have a 62.7% chance to win this contest based on the moneyline’s implied probability.
  • New York has had an over/under set by bookmakers 54 times, and has combined with opponents to go over the total in 24 of those games (24-30-0).
  • The Yankees have put together a 28-26-0 record against the spread this season (covering 51.9% of the time).
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Twins Betting Trends

  • This season, the Twins have been the underdog 20 times and won nine, or 45%, of those games.
  • This season, Minnesota has won three of its five games when they’re the underdog by at least +143 on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 41.2% chance of a victory for the Twins.
  • Minnesota and its opponents have hit the over in 27 of their 56 games with a total this season.
  • The Twins are 25-31-0 against the spread this season.

Yankees Players to Watch

  • Aaron Judge has accumulated 62 hits with a .382 on-base percentage and a .677 slugging percentage, all club-highs for the Yankees. He is hitting .313 with nine doubles, 21 home runs and 24 walks.
  • Among qualifying hitters in MLB action, Judge’s batting average ranks 12th, his on-base percentage ranks 16th, and he is first in the league in slugging.
  • Anthony Rizzo has 10 doubles, a triple, 13 home runs and 23 walks while hitting .215.
  • Among qualifying hitters, Rizzo’s batting average ranks 140th, his on-base percentage ranks 91st, and he is 25th in the league in slugging.
  • DJ LeMahieu is batting .253 with 12 doubles, four home runs and 19 walks.
  • Gleyber Torres is batting .247 with seven doubles, a triple, 10 home runs and nine walks.

Yankees Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Aaron Judge 198 .313 44 21 42 .382 1.059
Anthony Rizzo 191 .215 31 13 35 .318 .800
DJ LeMahieu 170 .253 25 4 23 .339 .733
Gleyber Torres 170 .247 19 10 26 .286 .762
Isiah Kiner-Falefa 168 .274 29 0 12 .324 .645
Giancarlo Stanton 156 .282 15 11 35 .335 .854
Josh Donaldson 140 .229 17 5 17 .337 .737
Joey Gallo 136 .176 14 6 9 .277 .601
Aaron Hicks 136 .213 16 1 8 .337 .580
Jose Trevino 85 .282 14 4 15 .330 .801

Twins Players to Watch

  • Luis Arraez leads Minnesota with an OBP of .447, plus a team-best slugging percentage of .407.
  • Of all the qualifying batters in MLB, Arraez is first in batting average, first in on-base percentage and 87th in slugging percentage.
  • Max Kepler has 39 hits, which is tops among Minnesota batters this season. He’s batting .253 with 14 extra-base hits.
  • Kepler is currently 80th in batting average, 37th in on-base percentage and 64th in slugging percentage among all qualified players.
  • Jorge Polanco has 44 hits this season and has a slash line of .226/.320/.359.
  • Gio Urshela has five home runs, 23 RBI and a batting average of .268 this season.

Twins Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jorge Polanco 195 .226 24 6 29 .320 .679
Gio Urshela 164 .268 20 5 23 .326 .722
Luis Arraez 162 .358 29 1 13 .447 .854
Gary Sánchez 157 .229 16 7 27 .291 .737
Max Kepler 154 .253 23 6 25 .357 .786
Byron Buxton 148 .216 27 12 23 .295 .802
Ryan Jeffers 122 .172 12 3 14 .263 .550
Nick Gordon 122 .254 14 1 7 .295 .672
Trevor Larnach 115 .261 19 4 16 .336 .806
Jose Miranda 89 .202 8 4 11 .237 .641

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