Angels vs. Twins Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Saturday, May 20, 2023

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Angels vs. Twins Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Saturday, May 20, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Los Angeles Angels (24-22), led by Mike Trout on a two-game home run streak, are -153 favorites on the moneyline to defeat the Minnesota Twins (24-21). First pitch is set for 10:07 PM ET Saturday, live from Angel Stadium of Anaheim and airing on MLB Network.

Patrick Sandoval will get the ball for Los Angeles while Minnesota will counter with Louie Varland.

Angels vs. Twins Odds

  • Angels odds to win: -153
  • Twins odds to win: +131
  • Spread: Angels -1.5
  • Total: 8 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Saturday, May 20, 2023
  • Time: 10:07 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Angels vs. Twins?

Angels and Twins Betting Trends

The Angels have won 15 of the 27 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (55.6%).

When playing as moneyline favorites with odds of -153 or shorter, Los Angeles has a record of 9-4 (69.2%).

This season, the Twins have won four out of the 15 games, or 26.7%, in which they’ve been the underdog.

Minnesota has a record of 2-2 when it’s set as an underdog of +131 or more by bookmakers this season.

In the 46 games in which bookmakers have set an over/under for the Angels, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 23 times (23-20-3).

The Twins and their opponents have gone over the total this season in 20 of their 45 opportunities.

Angels Stats & Insights

The Angels score the seventh-most runs in baseball (233 total, 5.1 per game).

Los Angeles ranks ninth in MLB action with 59 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.

The Angels’ .261 batting average is sixth-best in MLB.

Los Angeles strikes out 8.5 times per game to rank 12th in MLB.

The pitching staff for the Angels has a collective 8.8 K/9, which ranks 13th in the majors.

Los Angeles has the 21st-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (4.42).

Twins Stats & Insights

The Twins rank 12th in the majors with 211 total runs scored this season.

Minnesota has hit 61 homers this season, which ranks seventh in the majors.

The Twins rank 25th in MLB with a .229 team batting average.

Minnesota ranks just 29th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.7 whiffs per contest.

The Twins have a 9.9 K/9 this season as a staff, which is best in baseball.

Minnesota has the third-best ERA (3.43) in the majors this season.

Angels Key Players to Watch

Sandoval makes the start for the Angels, his ninth of the season. He is 3-2 with a 3.22 ERA and 31 strikeouts through 44 2/3 innings pitched.

Shohei Ohtani leads Los Angeles in home runs (10) and runs batted in (31) this season while batting .287.

Hunter Renfroe leads Los Angeles in home runs with 10 while driving in 29 runs and slugging .488.

Trout’s 10 home runs lead all Los Angeles hitters, and he’s slugging .524.

Taylor Ward has collected 39 hits this season and has an OBP of .309. He’s slugging .327 on the year.

Twins Key Players to Watch

Varland (1-0) will take the mound for the Twins, his fifth start of the season.

Byron Buxton paces the Twins with a team-high batting average of .237.

Joey Gallo has hit 10 home runs to lead his team.

Carlos Correa is hitting .201 with nine doubles, a triple, six home runs and 19 walks.

Trevor Larnach has collected 26 runs batted in to lead his team.

Angels and Twins Injuries

Angels: Anthony Rendon: 10 Day IL (Groin), Max Stassi: 10 Day IL (Hip ), Austin Warren: 15 Day IL (Elbow), José Suarez: 15 Day IL (Shoulder), Aaron Loup: 15 Day IL (Hamstring), José Quijada: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Logan O’Hoppe: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Chris Rodriguez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Jose Marte: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Davis Daniel: 60 Day IL (Shoulder)

Twins: Nick Gordon: 10 Day IL (Shin), Max Kepler: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Jorge Polanco: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Kenta Maeda: 15 Day IL (Tricep), Jorge Alcala: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Caleb Thielbar: 15 Day IL (Oblique strain), Tyler Mahle: 60 Day IL (Arm), Royce Lewis: 60 Day IL (Knee), Gilberto Celestino: 60 Day IL (Thumb), Chris Paddack: 60 Day IL (Elbow)

Angels vs. Twins Prediction

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