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Dodgers vs Twins Predictions & Best Bets | Picking Against the Spread

Posted: Aug 9, 2022Last updated: Aug 9, 2022

The Dodgers (75-33) will square off against the Twins (57-51) in Los Angeles on Tuesday, August 9 at Dodger Stadium. Still in the middle part of the season, each of the rivals will look to set the tone with a win in this one. Be sure to catch the first pitch at 7:10 p.m. PT!

For their upcoming game, the Dodgers have been victorious in each game against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on April 13, 2022, the score was 0-7 in favor of the Twins. The Dodgers had four runs to the Twins two runs. Be sure to tune in and see how it all unfolds at Dodger Stadium.

Dodgers vs Twins Prediction

The bookmakers think this should be a win for the Dodgers. FanDuel has them at odds of -215 for victory, while Minnesota are +180. The predicted number of total runs is 8.5.

The last time they played, the Dodgers outplayed the Padres on Sunday, by a 4-0 margin. Led by their top hitter, Frederick Freeman, who has a batting average of .318, the team is currently batting .259 so far this season. In terms of defense, the team holds an ERA of 2.87 and a .986 fielding percentage.

In their most recent showdown on Sunday, the Twins outplayed the Blue Jays by a score of 2-3. So far this season, the team is currently batting .268, thanks in large part to their top hitter, Luis Arraez, who has a batting average of .333. Defensively, they carry an ERA of 4.13 and a .985 fielding percentage. Be sure to take a look at our odds assessment and make your choices based on the teams’ recent performances!

Heading into this game, the Dodgers are without Justin Turner (Abdomen), Blake Treinen (Shoulder), Edwin Ríos (Hamstring), Victor González (Elbow), Walker Buehler (Elbow), Clayton Kershaw (Back), Brusdar Graterol (Shoulder), Dustin May (Elbow), Yency Almonte (Elbow), Daniel Hudson (ACL), Kevin Pillar (Shoulder), James Nelson (Elbow), Thomas Kahnle (Forearm) and Daniel Duffy (Hand). Meanwhile, the Twins are missing Kyle Garlick (Ribcage), Daniel Coulombe (Hip), Jhon Romero (Biceps), Emilio Pagán (Cramp), Randy Dobnak (Finger), Alexander Kirilloff (Wrist), Miguel Sanó (Knee), Royce Lewis (Knee), Kenta Maeda (Elbow), Trevor Larnach (Core), John Ober (Groin), Christopher Paddack (Elbow), Jorge Alcala (Elbow), Cody Stashak (Shoulder) and Ryan Jeffers (Thumb).

Moneyline pick: Los Angeles (-215)

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Dodgers vs Twins Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Los Angeles (-215), Minnesota (+180) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: Los Angeles -1.5 (-105), Minnesota 1.5 (-114) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 8.5 Runs (-118), Over 8.5 Runs (-104) at FanDuel

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Dodgers vs Twins Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Dodgers 1.23%, Twins 0.66%
  • Win % as underdog: Dodgers 0.02%, Twins 0.3%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: Los Angeles 9-1, Minnesota 5-5

Runline Pick: Dodgers -1.5 Runs (-105) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

For our spread pick to win, the Dodgers will need to win by the amount of the spread or more in order to cover.

Over/Under Pick: Under 8.5 Total Runs (-118) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Twins have recorded 6.0 runs per game over their last 10. Meanwhile, the Dodgers have averaged 6.0 runs per game in the same stretch.

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