Twins Vs Orioles: MLB Betting Lines, Stats And Predictions – May 31, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on May 31, 2021

The Baltimore Orioles (17-36) will try to end their three-game losing home streak when they host the Minnesota Twins (21-31) on Monday at 1:05 PM ET on ESPN. Bookmakers consider the Twins to be -175 favorites for the contest, while the Orioles are +145 underdogs looking for the upset. Minnesota’s Jose Berrios and Baltimore’s Jorge Lopez have been named the starters for this contest.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of May 31, 2021, 2:00 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to place a bet at DraftKings.

Twins vs Orioles Betting Lines

Twins Betting Insights

  • The Twins have won 16, or 43.2%, of the 37 games they’ve played as favorites this season.
  • Minnesota is 5-7 this season when entering a game favored by -175 or more on the moneyline.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 60.9% chance of a victory for the Twins.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, the Twins and their opponents are 8-1-1 in their last 10 games with a total.

Twins Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 7-3
Runs Per Game 5.7
HR 15
ERA 3.84
K/9 9.4

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Orioles Betting Insights

  • The Orioles have been chosen as underdogs in 48 games this year and have walked away with the win 16 times (33.3%) in those games.
  • This season, Baltimore has come away with a win five times in 21 chances when named as an underdog of at least +145 or longer on the moneyline.
  • The Orioles have an implied victory probability of 39.1% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.
  • In their last 10 matchups with a total posted by oddsmakers, the Orioles and their opponents are 5-5 when it comes to hitting the over.

Orioles Last 10 Games Trend

Stat Avg/Total
Record 0-10
Runs Per Game 3.2
HR 11
ERA 6.63
K/9 9.6

Orioles Probable Pitcher – Jorge López

  • The Orioles will send Lopez (1-6) to make his 11th start of the season. He is 1-6 with a 5.80 ERA and 45 strikeouts through 45 innings pitched.
  • In his last time out on Wednesday, the righty threw six innings against the Twins, allowing three earned runs while surrendering four hits.
  • In 10 games this season, the 28-year-old has a 5.80 ERA and 9 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .263 to opposing hitters.
  • Lopez will aim to last five or more innings for his third straight appearance. He’s averaging 4.1 frames per outing.
  • The Orioles have been the moneyline underdog in 10 of Lopez’s starts this season, and they went 3-7 in those games.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 31, 2021 at 2:19 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Twins Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 21-31
Home 12-17
Road 9-14
vs LHP (Starters) 6-11
vs RHP (Starters) 15-20
Day Games 6-10
Night Games 15-21

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Twins Probable Pitcher – José Berríos

  • Berrios (5-2) will take the mound for the Twins, his 11th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Tuesday, when he tossed 5 2/3 innings while giving up one earned run on seven hits in a matchup with the Orioles.
  • Among qualified major league pitchers this season, the 27-year-old’s K/9 ranks 19th in K/9.
  • Berrios has seven starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • His team has been victorious in 62.5% of the games he’s started as the moneyline favorite with a record of 5-3.
  • Pitchers reflected above are based on projections as of May 31, 2021 at 2:19 AM ET and may not be the pitchers at game time.

Orioles Hitting Splits

Split Record
Overall 17-36
Home 6-18
Road 11-18
vs LHP (Starters) 7-13
vs RHP (Starters) 10-23
Day Games 1-3
Night Games 16-33

Twins Hitting Stats

  • The Twins average 1.4 home runs per game to rank fourth in MLB play with 71 total home runs.
  • The Twins have put up at least two dingers in 18 games this season, and are 13-5 in those contests.
  • Minnesota has hit 15 home runs over the last 10 games.
  • Nelson Cruz leads Minnesota in home runs with 10 and runs batted in with 25.
  • Jorge Polanco is batting .231 with an OBP of .309 and a slugging percentage of .379 this season.

Orioles Hitting Stats

  • The Orioles’ 54 home runs rank 20th in Major League Baseball.
  • In 24 games at home this season, they’ve hit 26 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
  • Baltimore has 11 homers over its last 10 games.
  • The Orioles are batting .225 with 15 homers and 46 runs scored during their 13-game losing streak.
  • Trey Mancini paces the Orioles with 11 home runs and 42 runs batted in.
  • Cedric Mullins is batting .296 to pace his team.

Game Prediction

Moneyline Pick:
Twins (-175)

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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