Twins Vs Rangers: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – May 4, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on May 4, 2021

The Minnesota Twins will look to pick up their 12th win of the season when they take on the Texas Rangers (13-17) on Tuesday. The game begins at 7:40 PM ET on BSN, with the Twins listed as -167 favorites on the moneyline. Minnesota’s J.A. Happ and Texas’ Kyle Gibson have been named the starters for this contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 4, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Twins vs Rangers Betting Lines

Twins Betting Insights

  • This season, the Twins have won nine out of the 21 games, or 42.9%, in which they’ve been favored.
  • Minnesota has a record of 4-4 in games where bookmakers favor them by at least -167 on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win from the Twins, based on the moneyline, is 60.5%.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Twins and their opponents have combined to hit the over seven times.

Twins Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 5-5
Runs Per Game 5.4
HR 18
ERA 4.35
K/9 7.8

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Rangers Betting Insights

  • The Rangers have been victorous in 13, or 46.4%, of the 28 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season.
  • This season, Texas has come away with a win seven times in 14 chances when named as an underdog of at least +145 or longer on the moneyline.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Rangers have a 39.5% chance of pulling out a win.
  • In their last 10 games with an over/under, the Rangers and their opponents have combined to clear the total four times.

Rangers Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 4-6
Runs Per Game 4.1
HR 13
ERA 4.62
K/9 7

Rangers Probable Pitcher – Kyle Gibson

  • Gibson (3-0 with a 2.16 ERA and 27 strikeouts in 33 1/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Rangers, his seventh of the season.
  • In his most recent appearance on Friday against the Red Sox, the right-hander went six innings, giving up one earned run while surrendering three hits.
  • Among pitchers who qualify in MLB play this season, the 33-year-old ranks 14th in ERA (2.16), and 18th in BB/9 (3.00).
  • Gibson is aiming for his sixth straight appearance lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.2 frames per start.
  • The Rangers have a 4-2 record in Gibson’s six starts this season when they were the underdog on the moneyline.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 4, 2021 at 2:09 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Twins Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 11-16
Home 6-8
Road 5-8
vs LHP (Starters) 3-7
vs RHP (Starters) 8-9
Day Games 4-6
Night Games 7-10

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Twins Probable Pitcher – J.A. Happ

  • The Twins will send Happ (2-0) to the mound for his fifth start this season.
  • The left-hander gave up two earned runs and allowed four hits in seven innings pitched against the Indians on Wednesday.
  • The 38-year-old has pitched in four games this season with an ERA of 1.96, a 1.9 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of .830.
  • Happ will look to finish five or more innings for the third start in a row.
  • When he starts a game and his team is the favorite on the moneyline, they have a record of 2-2.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 4, 2021 at 2:09 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Rangers Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 13-17
Home 7-9
Road 6-8
vs LHP (Starters) 9-4
vs RHP (Starters) 4-13
Day Games 3-2
Night Games 10-15

Twins Hitting Stats

  • The Twins rank 10th-best in MLB play with 36 total home runs.
  • The Twins have a 7-3 record in games this season when they put up at least two homers.
  • Minnesota has hit 18 home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Byron Buxton is batting .392 this season with eight home runs, both tops among Minnesota hitters.
  • Nelson Cruz is batting .318 this season with a team-high eight home runs and 21 RBI.

Rangers Hitting Stats

  • The Rangers rank 10th in Major League Baseball with 36 home runs.
  • They have averaged 1.4 home runs per game in their 14 road contests this season.
  • Over the last 10 games, Texas has hit 13 home runs.
  • Nick Solak has a team-best seven home runs.
  • Nate Lowe’s 24 runs batted in pace his team.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
Twins (-167)

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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