Predictions for Twins vs. Pirates: Score Projection, Over/Under Pick & Odds – June 8

Saturday’s contest between the Pittsburgh Pirates (30-33) and Minnesota Twins (33-30) going head to head at PNC Park has a projected final score of 5-4 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of the Pirates, so expect a tight matchup. The game will start at 4:05 PM ET on June 8.

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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: Under 9 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 -130 +110 9 -115 -105

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Twins Betting Insights

  • Minnesota has been the favorite in 38 games this season, and has come away with the win 24 times (63.2%) in those contests.
  • The Twins have a mark of 15-9 in contests where sportsbooks favor them by -130 or better on the moneyline.
  • Minnesota and its opponents have hit the over in 27 of 62 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Twins had a 5-3 record across the eight games they were a moneyline favorite in their past 15 matchups.
  • Over its past 15 matchups (all 15 of them had set totals), Minnesota and its opponents combined to hit the over four times.

Pirates Betting Insights

  • Pittsburgh has been the underdog on the moneyline 36 total times this season. It has finished 18-18 in those games.
  • The Pirates are 12-12 (winning 50% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +110 or longer.
  • Pittsburgh has played in 63 games with an over/under set, and it has combined with opponents to go over the total 32 times (32-27-4).
  • The Pirates have played as underdogs in 11 of their past 15 games and won six of those contests.
  • In its past 15 games with a total, Pittsburgh and its opponents have failed to hit the over four times.

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Twins vs. Pirates Probable Pitchers

Twins’ Starting Pitcher: Simeon Woods Richardson

  • The 23-year-old has pitched in nine games this season with a 3.05 ERA and 7.3 strikeouts per nine innings with a batting average against of .230.
  • Simeon Woods Richardson and his team have won each of the three games he’s started as the moneyline favorite.
  • Woods Richardson’s team has a 7-2 record in his starts this season.
  • Games Woods Richardson has started this season hit the over three times in eight chances.

Pirates’ Starting Pitcher: Carmen Mlodzinski

  • He has a 6.75 ERA and 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings while opponents are batting .275 against him over his eight games this season.
  • Mlodzinski’s team was the moneyline underdog just one time in a game he pitched a season ago, and won.
  • His team won the only game he appeared in last season.
  • He pitched in only one game with a total last season, and the teams combined to go under.

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Twins’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 33-30
Home 16-13
Road 17-17
One-Run Games 11-4
Scoring 5+ Runs 21-4

Pirates’ 2024 Performance

Split Record
Overall 30-33
Home 15-16
Road 15-17
One-Run Games 11-10
Scoring 5+ Runs 20-4

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