Predictions for Twins vs. Pirates: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 7

Friday’s contest at PNC Park has the Pittsburgh Pirates (29-33) taking on the Minnesota Twins (33-29) at 6:40 PM ET (on June 7). Our computer prediction projects a close 5-4 win for the Pirates, so it should be a competitive matchup.

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Twins vs. Pirates Matchup Info

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Twins vs. Pirates Predictions

  • Score Prediction: Pirates 5, Twins 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 8 runs

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Twins vs. Pirates Betting Lines

Twins vs Pirates Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Twins -135 +114 8 -110 -110

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Twins Betting Insights

  • Minnesota has been the favorite in 37 games this season, and has come away with the win 24 times (64.9%) in those contests.
  • This season, the Twins have come away with a win 14 times in 23 chances when named as a favorite of at least -135 or better on the moneyline.
  • Minnesota’s games have gone over the total in 27 of 61 opportunities.
  • The Twins were favored on the moneyline in eight of their past 15 games, and they went 6-2 in those matchups.
  • In its past 15 outings (all had set totals), Minnesota combined with its opponents to go over the total five times.

Pirates Betting Insights

  • Pittsburgh is 17-18 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 48.6% of those games).
  • The Pirates are 11-12 (winning 47.8% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline underdog of +114 or longer.
  • Pittsburgh has played in 62 games with a set over/under, and it has combined with opponents to go over the total 32 times (32-26-4).
  • The Pirates have played as underdogs in 11 of their past 15 games and won six of those contests.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Pittsburgh and its opponents are 11-3-1 in its past 15 games with a total.

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Twins vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

Twins’ Starting Pitcher: Joe Ryan

  • The 28-year-old has pitched in 12 games this season with an ERA of 3.38, a 7 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.014.
  • Joe Ryan’s team has been victorious in 60% of the games he’s started as the moneyline favorite with a record of 6-4.
  • Ryan’s team is 7-5 when he starts this season.
  • In Ryan’s 12 starts with a total, the teams have hit the over six times.

Pirates’ Starting Pitcher: Mitch Keller

  • The 28-year-old has amassed a 3.42 ERA and 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings over 12 games this season, while giving up a batting average of .250 to his opponents.
  • The Pirates are 6-1 in Keller’s seven starts this season that they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Keller’s team has an 8-4 record in his starts this season.
  • Mitch Keller has had 12 starts with a total this season, and the teams combined to go over the total in six of those games.

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Twins’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 33-29
Home 16-13
Road 17-16
One-Run Games 11-4
Scoring 5+ Runs 21-4

Pirates’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 29-33
Home 14-16
Road 15-17
One-Run Games 11-10
Scoring 5+ Runs 20-4

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