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

Last Updated: Aug 26, 2022

The Twins (62-60) will clash against the Giants (61-62) in Minneapolis on Friday, August 26 at Target Field. Each of the rivals will of course be searching for a win as they work their way through the final third of the regular season. Don’t miss the first pitch at 7:10 p.m. CT!

Twins vs Giants Prediction

The bookmakers at FanDuel think this should be a win for the Twins, giving them -134 odds for victory. Conversely, San Francisco is listed at +114. The predicted number of total runs in this ball game is 8.

In their last game on Wednesday, the Twins were beaten by the Astros by a final score of 5-3. So far this season, the team is currently batting .249 thanks in large part to their top hitter, Luis Arraez, who has a batting average of .322. Defensively, they carry an ERA of 3.97 and a .985 fielding percentage.

The Giants were defeated by the Tigers 6-1 the last time they played on Wednesday. The overall batting average for the team right now is .229, with Thairo Estrada leading his team hitting .259. In terms of defense, the team has an ERA of 4.11 and a .984 fielding percentage. Check out our odds analysis and place your bets based on the teams’ recent performances!

The latest squad news is that the Twins will play without Kyle Garlick (Ribcage), Daniel Coulombe (Hip), Jhon Romero (Biceps), Randy Dobnak (Finger), Alexander Kirilloff (Wrist), Miguel Sanó (Knee), Royce Lewis (Knee), Tyler Mahle (Shoulder), Kenta Maeda (Elbow), Byron Buxton (Hip), Bryson Sands (Arm), Trevor Larnach (Core), John Ober (Groin), Christopher Paddack (Elbow), Jorge Alcala (Elbow), Cody Stashak (Shoulder) and Ryan Jeffers (Thumb). And the Giants are without Gregory Santos (Groin), Brandon Belt (Knee), Donovan Walton (Shoulder), José Álvarez (Elbow), Jakob Junis (Hand), Mauricio Llovera (Hip), Colton Welker (Shoulder), Evan Longoria (Hamstring), Samuel Delaplane (Forearm) and Anthony DeSclafani (Ankle).

Moneyline Pick: Twins (-134) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite looking at the betting market. Do you agree?

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Twins vs Giants Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Minnesota (-134), San Francisco (+114) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: Minnesota -1.5 (+160), San Francisco 1.5 (-194) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 8 Runs (-115), Over 8 Runs (-105) at FanDuel

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Twins vs Giants Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Twins 0.58%, Giants 0.69%
  • Win % as underdog: Twins 0.23%, Giants 0.12%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: Minnesota 4-6, San Francisco 5-5

Runline Pick: Twins -1.5 Runs (+160) at FanDuel

Wager: 1 unit

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

Over/Under Pick: Under 8 Total Runs (-115) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Twins have averaged 3.1 runs per game over their last 10 matches. By comparison, the Giants have recorded 3.1 runs during the same period of time.

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