Twins Vs Angels: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – April 17, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on April 17, 2021

Two of the league’s top power hitters will meet Saturday when the Minnesota Twins (6-8) and Los Angeles Angels (8-5) take to the field at 9:07 PM ET. Nelson Cruz has four home runs for the Twins (-113 favorites on the moneyline) while Mike Trout has four homers this season for the Angels (-103). Matt Shoemaker starts for Minnesota while Los Angeles will counter with Jose Quintana.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of April 17, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Twins vs Angels Betting Lines

Twins Betting Insights

  • This season, the Twins have been favored 10 times and won four of those games.
  • Minnesota has a record of 4-6 in games where sportsbooks favor them by at least -113 on the moneyline.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Twins have a 51.1% chance to win.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Twins and their opponents have combined to hit the over three times.

Twins Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 3-7
Runs Per Game 3.7
HR 8
ERA 4.57
K/9 9.9

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Angels Betting Insights

  • The Angels have been named as the underdog three times this year and have yet to lose any of those games.
  • Los Angeles has been listed as an underdog of -103 or more on two occasions this season and won both games.
  • The Angels have an implied victory probability of 48.9% according to the moneyline set by oddsmakers for this matchup.
  • In their previous 10 games with a total, the Angels and their opponents have combined to clear the over/under on six occasions.

Angels Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 6-4
Runs Per Game 5.4
HR 13
ERA 4.35
K/9 10.7

Angels Probable Pitcher – José Quintana

  • The Angels will look to Quintana (0-1) to open the game and make his third start of the season.
  • His most recent appearance was on Saturday against the Blue Jays, when the left-hander threw 1 2/3 innings, surrendering five earned runs while allowing five hits.
  • The Angels have not been a moneyline underdog when Quintana starts this season.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 17, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Twins Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 6-8
Home 2-5
Road 4-3
vs LHP (Starters) 2-4
vs RHP (Starters) 4-4
Day Games 3-3
Night Games 3-5

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Twins Probable Pitcher – Matt Shoemaker

  • Shoemaker will get the start for the Twins, his third of the season.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Sunday, when he threw five innings against the Mariners, giving up four earned runs.
  • His team is 1-1 this season when he starts and they’re favored on the moneyline.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of April 17, 2021 at 2:07 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Angels Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 8-5
Home 5-2
Road 3-3
vs LHP (Starters) 1-3
vs RHP (Starters) 7-2
Day Games 0-0
Night Games 8-5

Twins Hitting Stats

  • The Twins average one home run per game to rank 18th in MLB play with 14 total home runs .
  • The Twins have hit eight home runs away from home this season (1.1 per game).
  • Minnesota has hit eight home runs during the last 10 games.
  • Byron Buxton leads Minnesota with five home runs this season. He’s batting .469 with nine RBI.
  • Cruz leads Minnesota in runs batted in (10) this season. He’s batting .390 while slugging .732.

Angels Hitting Stats

  • The Angels have hit 17 homers this season, which ranks eighth in the league.
  • They’ve hit two or more homers in four games this season and are 3-1 in those matchups.
  • Los Angeles has hit 13 home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Trout leads the Angels with four home runs while accumulating a team-high batting average of .386.
  • Shohei Ohtani has shown off his power as he leads his team with four home runs.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
Twins (-113)

Over/Under Pick: Over (9)

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

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