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

Last Updated: Aug 22, 2022

The Rangers (54-66) will once again visit the Twins (62-56) in Game 2 of this regular season double header on Monday, August 22 at Target Field in Minneapolis. Each team will be eager to come out on top as they work their way through the final stretch of the regular season. Catch all the action at 6:10 p.m. CT!

This season, the franchises have battled in six contests and the Twins have earned a win against their opponents. In their most recent meeting on Sunday, the score was 0-7 in favor of the Twins. The Twins had three runs to the Rangers four runs. We’ll see what plays out when it all goes down at Target Field.

Twins vs Rangers Prediction

The bookmakers at FanDuel think this should be a win for the Twins, giving them -215 odds for victory. Conversely, Texas is listed at +180. The predicted number of total runs in this ball game is 8.5.

The last time these two teams met, the Twins outplayed the Rangers on Sunday, by a 0-7 margin. Led by their top hitter, Luis Arraez, who has a batting average of .333, the team is currently batting .251 so far this season. In terms of defense, the team holds an ERA of 3.95 and a .985 fielding percentage.

In their last game on Sunday, the Rangers were defeated by the Twins by a score of 0-7. So far this season, the team is currently batting .268, thanks in large part to their top hitter, David Lowe, who has a batting average of .294. Defensively, they have an ERA of 4.03 and a .983 fielding percentage. Be sure to take a look at our evaluation of the odds and make your choices based on the teams’ recent performances!

Going into this clash, the Twins are missing 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), Trevor Larnach (Core), John Ober (Groin), Christopher Paddack (Elbow), Jorge Alcala (Elbow), Cody Stashak (Shoulder) and Ryan Jeffers (Thumb). Then, the Rangers will play without Elijah White (Wrist), Spencer Howard (Shoulder), Mitchell Garver (Forearm), Jonathan Gray (Side), Joseph Barlow (Finger) and Dennis Santana (Ankle).

Moneyline Pick: Twins (-215) at FanDuel

The team is considered the favorite according to the betting market. In their previous confrontation against these opponents, the Twins got the W 0-7.

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Twins vs Rangers Betting Odds

  • Moneyline: Minnesota (-215), Texas (+180) at FanDuel
  • Run Line: Minnesota -1.5 (-102), Texas 1.5 (-118) at FanDuel
  • Over/Under: Under 8.5 Runs (-112), Over 8.5 Runs (-108) at FanDuel

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Twins vs Rangers Betting Trends

  • Win % as favorite: Twins 0.64%, Rangers 0.28%
  • Win % as underdog: Twins 0.25%, Rangers 0.48%
  • Win-loss record last 10 games: Minnesota 5-5, Texas 5-5

Runline Pick: Twins -1.5 Runs (-102) 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 8.5 Total Runs (-112) at FanDuel

Wager: 0.5 units

The Rangers have recorded 3.8 runs per game over their last 10. Meanwhile, the Twins have averaged 3.8 runs per game in the same stretch.


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