Predictions for Twins vs. Athletics: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 16

Sunday’s game at Target Field has the Minnesota Twins (38-32) squaring off against the Oakland Athletics (26-46) at 7:40 PM. Our computer prediction projects a 5-4 victory for the Twins, who are a slight favorite based on our model.

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Twins vs. Athletics Matchup Info

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Twins vs. Athletics Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Twins 5, Athletics 4
  • Total Prediction: Under 9 runs

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Twins vs. Athletics Betting Lines

Twins vs Athletics Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Twins -218 +180 9 -105 -115

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Twins Betting Insights

  • Minnesota has been the favorite in 44 games this season, and has come away with the win 28 times (63.6%) in those contests.
  • The Twins have been a -218 moneyline favorite on six occasions this season and won every game.
  • Contests involving Minnesota have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 31 of 69 chances this season.
  • The Twins had a 5-3 record in the eight games they were a moneyline favorite over their last 15 matchups.
  • Over its past 15 outings, Minnesota and its opponents combined to go over the run total seven times (all 15 of the games had set totals).

Athletics Betting Insights

  • Oakland has a 20-44 record in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 31.2% of those games).
  • When they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +180 or longer, the Athletics have gone 5-8 (38.5%).
  • Oakland has played in 72 games with a set over/under, and it has combined with its opponents to go over the total 32 times (32-38-2).
  • In 15 games over their past 15 matchups when set as underdogs by sportsbooks, the Athletics had a record of 3-12.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, Oakland and its opponents have failed to hit the over 10 times.

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Twins vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

Twins’ Starting Pitcher: Chris Paddack

  • The 28-year-old has pitched in 13 games this season with a 4.79 ERA and 8.5 strikeouts per nine innings with a batting average against of .288.
  • Chris Paddack has started seven games with his team as the moneyline favorite and won each of them.
  • Paddack’s team has won nine of his 13 starts this season.
  • Games Paddack has started this season hit the over six times in 13 chances.

Athletics’ Starting Pitcher: Joey Estes

  • The 22-year-old has put up an ERA of 4.78, with 7.9 strikeouts per nine innings in six games this season. Opponents are batting .231 against him.
  • The Athletics have a 2-3 record in Estes’ five starts this season when they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Estes’ team has a 3-3 record in his starts this season.
  • Joey Estes has started six contests with a total set by bookmakers this season. The teams have combined to go over the run total in two of them.

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Twins’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 38-32
Home 20-14
Road 18-18
One-Run Games 12-5
Scoring 5+ Runs 26-4

Athletics’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 26-46
Home 15-20
Road 11-26
One-Run Games 11-14
Scoring 5+ Runs 12-4

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