Twins vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Wednesday, May 24, 2023

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Twins vs. Giants Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, May 24, 2023

MLB Predictions

The San Francisco Giants (24-24) seek to complete a series sweep as they take a 2-0 lead into the finale versus the Minnesota Twins (25-24) at 1:10 PM ET on Wednesday from Target Field. The Twins are favored (-155) by sportsbooks to prevent the sweep and pick up their first win of the series.

Joe Ryan starts for Minnesota while Anthony DeSclafani is San Francisco’s starter for the contest.

Twins vs. Giants Odds

  • Twins odds to win: -155
  • Giants odds to win: +133
  • Spread: Twins -1.5
  • Total: 7.5 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2023
  • Time: 1:10 PM ET
  • TV: BSN

Who Will Win Twins vs. Giants?

Twins and Giants Betting Trends

The Twins have won 20 of the 32 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (62.5%).

In games it has played as moneyline favorites with odds of -155 or shorter, Minnesota has a record of 9-7 (56.2%).

The Giants have won 13, or 52%, of the 25 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.

San Francisco has entered six games this season as the underdog by +133 or more and is 2-4 in those contests.

The Twins have played in 49 games with set over/under, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 20 times (20-25-4).

So far this season, the Giants and their opponents have hit the over in 21 of their 48 games with a total.

Twins Stats & Insights

The Twins have the No. 13 offense in MLB play scoring 4.6 runs per game (223 total runs).

Minnesota is seventh in MLB play with 66 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.

The Twins have the 24th-ranked batting average in the league (.229).

Minnesota strikes out 9.9 times per game, the worst mark in MLB.

The 9.9 strikeouts per nine innings compiled by the Twins pitching staff paces the majors.

Minnesota’s 3.44 team ERA ranks second across all MLB pitching staffs.

Giants Stats & Insights

The Giants have scored the 18th-most runs in the league this season with 209 (4.4 per game).

San Francisco has hit 67 homers this season, which ranks sixth in the majors.

The Giants’ .239 batting average ranks 20th in the league this season.

San Francisco ranks just 28th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 9.7 whiffs per contest.

The Giants average the 12th-most strikeouts per nine innings (8.8) in the league this season.

San Francisco has pitched to a 4.30 ERA this season, which ranks 18th in baseball.

Twins Key Players to Watch

Ryan gets the start for the Twins, his 10th of the season. He is 6-1 with a 2.25 ERA and 66 strikeouts in 56 2/3 innings pitched.

Byron Buxton leads Minnesota in batting average (.238) this season while adding 10 home runs and 23 RBI.

Carlos Correa has 36 hits and an OBP of .302 to go with a slugging percentage of .396 this season.

Joey Gallo leads Minnesota in home runs with 11. He’s driven in 23 runs and is slugging .553.

Kyle Farmer has 23 hits and an OBP of .341 to go with a slugging percentage of .425 this season.

Giants Key Players to Watch

DeSclafani (3-3) will take to the mound for the Giants and make his 10th start of the season.

Thairo Estrada paces the Giants with a team-high batting average of .306.

LaMonte Wade Jr is hitting .258 with four doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 33 walks.

Michael Conforto has launched a team-high 10 homers.

J.D. Davis’ 26 runs batted in lead his team.

Twins and Giants Injuries

Twins: Jorge Polanco: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Trevor Larnach: 10 Day IL (Pneumonia), Max Kepler: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Nick Gordon: 10 Day IL (Shin), 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), Carlos Correa: day-to-day (Heel)

Giants: Joey Bart: 10 Day IL (Groin), Austin Slater: 10 Day IL (Hamstring), Joc Pederson: 10 Day IL (Hand), Ross Stripling: 15 Day IL (Back), Heliot Ramos: 60 Day IL (Oblique), Roberto Pérez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Luke Jackson: 60 Day IL (Elbow), Luis González: 60 Day IL (Back), Thomas Szapucki: 60 Day IL (Left arm), Logan Webb: day-to-day (Back)

Twins vs. Giants Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Twins 4, Giants 3
  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs
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