Yankees vs. Twins Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Thursday, April 13, 2023

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Yankees vs. Twins Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Thursday, April 13, 2023

MLB Predictions

Led by Franchy Cordero (two-game homer streak), the New York Yankees (8-4) are favorites versus the Minnesota Twins (8-4) Thursday at 7:05 PM ET. Bookmakers have named the Yankees as -136 favorites for the game, which airs on MLB Network.

Jhony Brito starts for New York while Joe Ryan is Minnesota’s starter for the contest.

Yankees vs. Twins Odds

  • Yankees odds to win: -136
  • Twins odds to win: +116
  • Spread: Yankees -1.5
  • Total: 9 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, April 13, 2023
  • Time: 7:05 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Yankees vs. Twins?

Yankees and Twins Betting Trends

The Yankees have compiled an 8-3 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 72.7% of those games).

New York has gone 6-2 when it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -136 or shorter (75% winning percentage).

The Twins have been listed as the underdog three times this season and have failed to win any of those games.

Minnesota has played as an underdog of +116 or more twice this season and lost both games.

In the 12 games in which oddsmakers have set an over/under for the Yankees, they have combined with opponents to go over the total five times (5-7-0).

The Twins’ games have gone over the total in three of their 12 chances.

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Yankees Stats & Insights

The Yankees have the No. 10 offense in MLB play scoring 5.1 runs per game (61 total runs).

New York averages 1.5 home runs per game to rank fourth in MLB action with 18 total home runs.

The Yankees rank 14th in MLB with a .249 batting average.

New York’s 8.6 strikeouts per game rank 11th in baseball.

The pitching staff for the Yankees has a collective 9.8 K/9, the fifth-best in MLB.

New York has the third-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (2.72).

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Twins Stats & Insights

The Twins are among the lowest scoring teams in the league, ranking 26th with just 47 total runs (3.9 per game) this season.

Minnesota’s 10 home runs rank 26th in MLB this season.

The Twins rank 24th in MLB with a .233 team batting average.

Minnesota ranks 19th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.3 Ks per contest.

The Twins strike out 10.3 batters per nine innings as a pitching staff, third-best in MLB.

Minnesota pitchers have a combined ERA of 2.50 ERA this year, second-best in baseball.

Yankees Key Players to Watch

Brito (2-0) pitches for the Yankees to make his third start of the season.

Gleyber Torres leads New York with a .371 batting average.

Aaron Judge’s four home runs are most among New York batters. He’s driven in seven runs this season while slugging .614.

Cordero leads the club in homers (four) and runs batted in (11) this season.

Giancarlo Stanton is batting .275 with an OBP of .310 and a slugging percentage of .550 this season.

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Twins Key Players to Watch

Ryan will get the start for the Twins, his third of the season.

Byron Buxton leads the Twins with a team-best batting average of .302.

Trevor Larnach has put up eight runs batted in to pace his team.

Ryan Jeffers is hitting .400 with a double, a triple, a home run and two walks.

Christian Vazquez is hitting .320 with a double and five walks.

Yankees and Twins Injuries

Yankees: Josh Donaldson: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Ben Rortvedt: 10 Day IL (Shoulder), Harrison Bader: 10 Day IL (Oblique), Jonathan Loaisiga: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Lou Trivino: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Carlos Rodón: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Luis Severino: 15 Day IL (Lat), Luis Gil: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Frankie Montás: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Scott Effross: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Tommy Kahnle: 60 Day IL (Biceps), DJ LeMahieu: day-to-day (Quadricep)

Twins: Joey Gallo: 10 Day IL (Side), Max Kepler: 10 Day IL (Knee), Kyle Farmer: 10 Day IL (Face), Alex Kirilloff: 10 Day IL (Wrist), Jorge Polanco: 10 Day IL (Knee), Josh Winder: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Ronny Henriquez: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Royce Lewis: 60 Day IL (Knee), Gilberto Celestino: 60 Day IL (Thumb), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

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Yankees vs. Twins Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Yankees 3, Twins 1
  • Total Prediction: Under 9 runs
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