The Yankees and Twins are set to face off in an AL matchup at 7:40 PM ET at Target Field in Minneapolis. The Twins are favored on the money line, with their odds sitting at -116 compared to the Yankees at -102. The over/under line is currently at 8 runs.

New York will be looking to extend their two-game winning streak, as they are 28-15 overall and are in 1st place in the AL East. The Twins are 3rd in the AL Central with a record of 24-17.

NEW YORK YANKEES VS MINNESOTA TWINS BETTING PICK

The Pick: New York Yankees Moneyline -102

This game will be played at Target Field at 7:40 ET on Wednesday, May 15th.

HOW TO BET THE YANKEES VS TWINS:

  • We have the Yankees winning by a score of 5 to 4
  • However, if you're looking for a run line pick, we like the Twins to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 9 runs and like the over

New York cruised to a 5-1 win over the Twins in the most recent game of this series. The Yankees had a huge 2nd inning, scoring all five of their runs. As for the Twins, they scored their lone run in the 4th. Heading into the game, the Yankees were favored at -115 on the money line.

Carlos Rodón pitched well for the Yankees in this one, going six innings and giving up just one run. He finished the game with six strikeouts but issued five walks. On the other side, Chris Paddack got the start for the Twins, going five innings and giving up five runs on 12 hits.

Giancarlo Stanton and Anthony Volpe each homered for the Yankees, while Oswaldo Cabrera scored twice and drove in a run while going 2/3. Gleyber Torres also had a two-hit game and scored a run.

Yankees Records & Stats

The Yankees are on the road today, leading the AL East by a half-game over the Orioles. New York is 28-15 overall, and they have won two straight games. So far, they are 8-8 in AL East matchups.

As the Yankees are 2-0 as the road favorite, and they are 21-11 as the favorite overall. New York has been good as the underdog, going 7-4 this year. They have also been good overall, going 8-2 over their last ten games.

The Yankees are 22-21 against the run line this season, and they have covered the run line in 14 of 24 road games. They are on a two-game run line win streak on the road and have a run line record of 8-3 as the underdog this season.

So far this season, the Yankees have played in 41 games with over/under lines. The over/under line for today's game against the Twins is set at 8 runs. The Yankees have played in 31 games with over/under lines set higher than 8 runs, which accounts for 72.1% of their games. Their games have averaged 8.3 runs per game, and their over/under record for the season is 18-23.

New York is sending Marcus Stroman to the mound today, and he comes in with a record of 2-2 and an ERA of 3.80. Stroman has made eight starts this year and has a WHIP of 1.50. Looking at his overall numbers, Stroman has allowed seven home runs and is averaging 4.64 walks per nine innings compared to 8.44 strikeouts. The right-hander has made two quality starts this year. In his last outing, Stroman took the loss, giving up four earned runs in 5 2/3 innings of work. Before that, he had gone three straight outings without taking the loss.

So far this season, the Yankees are averaging 4.8 runs per game, which is 8th in the league. They have been even better on the road, averaging 5.1 runs per game. As a team, the Yankees are 3rd in the league in home runs and are also near the top of the league in batting average, on-base percentage, and slugging percentage. The team's collective isolated power of .165 is the 4th best mark in the league.

Over his last eight games, Aaron Judge has been on fire, going 10/28 with four homers and eight RBIs. This has helped him move into the team lead in home runs, with 10. For the season, Judge is batting just .236, but his 10 homers are 4th in the league. Juan Soto is hitting .313 for the Yankees and is 5th in the league with 34 RBIs.

Twins Records & Stats

Minnesota is 24-17 overall and trails the Guardians by two games in the AL Central. So far, they have gone 12-7 against other teams in the division. The Twins are at home today, where they are 11-9 this year.

As the underdog, the Twins are 5-10 this season, and they have dropped two straight as the underdog overall. Minnesota has been really good as the favorite, putting up a mark of 19-7. They have an overall series record of 7-4-2 and have won six straight series.

The Twins have been a solid run line bet this season, going 22-19 overall. They have been especially good on the road, where they are 13-8 vs. the run line. They have been a slight favorite in most games, going 15-11 vs. the run line in those contests. Their average run differential this season is +0.6 runs per game.

The Twins have played 36.6% of their games with an over/under line set at 8 runs or more, and their over/under record is 4-5-1 in those games. Their combined run average this season is 9.0 runs per game, and their over/under record for the season is 20-20. Their last two games have gone under the total, and their over/under record for the season is 20-20. Their over/under record for the season is 20-20.

Pablo López has been pitching well for the Twins, as he has a record of 4-2 and an ERA of 3.89. So far, he has made eight starts, and opponents are batting .215 this season. In his last outing, López went 6 1/3 innings, giving up one earned run and picking up the win. He has won each of his last two starts and has not lost since April 23rd. This season, he has allowed a total of six home runs. López has made four quality starts this year.

Carlos Santana has been really struggling for the Twins this season, batting just .213, but he has been hot of late, going 8/25 in his last eight games with three homers. Willi Castro has also been swinging a hot bat, as he is on a six-game hitting streak and is batting .271 for the season. Ryan Jeffers and Edouard Julien are both near the top of the league in home runs, with Jeffers leading the team with 10 homers and Julien and Santana both having seven.

As a team, the Twins are averaging 4.8 runs per game, which is 9th in the league. They have been even better on the road, averaging 5.4 runs per contest. Overall, they are one of the top home run hitting teams in the league and have the 3rd best Isolated Power figure in the league.