Twins vs Mariners: MLB Betting Lines, Stats and Predictions – April 8, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 8, 2021

The Minnesota Twins will play their first home game of the season at Target Field as favorites (-200) against the Seattle Mariners (+170) on Thursday at 4:10 PM ET. Jose Berrios starts for Minnesota while Seattle will counter with Marco Gonzales.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 8, 2021, 3:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Twins vs Mariners Betting Lines

Twins Betting Insights

  • Last season, the Twins won 30 out of the 48 games, or 62.5%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • Minnesota had a record of 6-3 in games where bookmakers favored them by at least -200 on the moneyline.
  • The bookmakers’ moneyline implies a 64.3% chance of a victory for the Twins.
  • Last season, Minnesota and its opponents hit the over in 20 of their 59 games with a total.

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Mariners Betting Insights

  • The Mariners came away with 20 wins in the 48 contests they were listed as the underdogs in last season.
  • Seattle had a win-loss record of 6-13 when favored by +170 or worse by oddsmakers last year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Mariners have a 35.7% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.
  • Seattle and its opponents went over the total last season in 29 of their 56 opportunities.

Mariners Probable Pitcher – Marco Gonzales

  • The Mariners will send Gonzales (0-0) to the mound for his second start of the season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 8, 2021 at 6:07 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Twins Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 4-2
Home 0-0
Road 4-2
vs LHP (Starters) 1-0
vs RHP (Starters) 3-2
Day Games 1-1
Night Games 3-1

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Twins Probable Pitcher – José Berríos

  • The Twins’ Berrios will make his second start of the season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 8, 2021 at 6:07 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Mariners Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 3-3
Home 3-3
Road 0-0
vs LHP (Starters) 1-1
vs RHP (Starters) 2-2
Day Games 1-0
Night Games 2-3

Twins Hitting Stats

  • The Twins averaged 1.5 home runs per game to rank sixth in MLB action with 91 total home runs last season.
  • The Twins went 20-6 last season in games when they hit two or more homers.
  • Nelson Cruz slugged 16 home runs and collected 33 RBI last season while batting .303.
  • Max Kepler collected 39 hits, posted an OBP of .321 and a .439 SLG.

Mariners Hitting Stats

  • The Mariners’ 60 home runs ranked 25th in Major League Baseball.
  • They were 11-4 last season when they hit two or more home runs in a game.
  • Kyle Seager had nine home runs and 40 runs batted in last season.
  • Ty France hit .305 a season ago with 43 hits.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick: Mariners (+170)

Over/Under Pick: Over (8)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm derived from offensive performance metrics and probable starting pitchers.

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