Predictions for Twins vs. Athletics: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 21

Friday’s game between the Minnesota Twins (41-34) and the Oakland Athletics (28-49) at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum has a good chance to be a competitive matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 6-5, with the Twins securing the victory. Game time is at 9:40 PM ET on June 21.

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Twins vs. Athletics Matchup Info

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Twins vs. Athletics Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Twins 6, Athletics 5
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 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 -170 +142 8 -110 -110

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Twins Betting Insights

  • Minnesota has won 31, or 63.3%, of the 49 contests it has been named as the odds-on favorite in this year.
  • This season, the Twins have come away with a win 16 times in 23 chances when named as a favorite of at least -170 or shorter on the moneyline.
  • Contests involving Minnesota have gone over the total set by bookmakers in 34 of 74 chances this season.
  • The Twins had a 7-5 record in the 12 games they were a moneyline favorite over their last 15 matchups.
  • In its past 15 matchups, Minnesota and its opponents combined to go over the run total nine times (all 15 of the games had set totals).

Athletics Betting Insights

  • Oakland has been the moneyline underdog 69 total times this season. It has finished 22-47 in those games.
  • When playing as a moneyline underdog with odds of +142 or longer, the Athletics have gone 12-24 (33.3%).
  • Oakland has had an over/under set by oddsmakers 77 times, and it has combined with opponents to go over the total in 34 of those games (34-41-2).
  • The Athletics have played as underdogs in 15 of their past 15 games and went 4-11 in those contests.
  • Oakland and its opponents have combined to hit the over five times in its past 15 games with a total.

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Twins vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

Twins’ Starting Pitcher: Chris Paddack

  • The 28-year-old has an ERA of 5.25 and 8.2 strikeouts per nine innings, with a batting average against of .293 in 14 games this season.
  • Chris Paddack has started eight games with his team as the moneyline favorite and won each of them.
  • In games Paddack has started, his team is 10-4.
  • Out of Paddack’s 14 starts with a total this season, seven have hit the over.

Athletics’ Starting Pitcher: Joey Estes

  • Over seven games this season, the 22-year-old has a 5.97 ERA and 7.8 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .263 to his opponents.
  • The Athletics have been the moneyline underdog in six of Estes’ starts this season, and they went 2-4 in those matchups.
  • Estes’ team has a 3-4 record in his starts this season.
  • Joey Estes has had seven starts with a total this season, and the teams combined to go over the total in three of those games.

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Twins’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 41-34
Home 23-16
Road 18-18
One-Run Games 14-7
Scoring 5+ Runs 29-5

Athletics’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 28-49
Home 17-21
Road 11-28
One-Run Games 11-16
Scoring 5+ Runs 14-5

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