Yankees vs Twins Picks and Prediction – 5/15/2024

By: Dylan Hellebrand |

Last Updated: 05/14/2024 at 3:50 PM ET

New York Yankees at Minnesota Twins 05/15/24 - MLB Picks & Predictions
Game Start: 5/15/2024, 11:40 PM UTC
Latest Odds: MIN -112 ; O/U 8

Yankees vs Twins Prediction

On Wednesday, the New York Yankees (27-15) face off against the Minnesota Twins (24-16) at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Carlos Santana hit a three-run homer for the Twins in their 5-1 win against Toronto. Stay up to date with our expert's MLB Picks.

Minnesota comes into this matchup on a one-game winning streak and has won four of their last five games prior to their series opener against New York. Ryan Jeffers is the current home run leader for the Minnesota Twins, having hit 9 home runs so far this season. Following him closely are Carlos Santana and Edouard Julien, with 7 home runs each. Ryan Jeffers is also the RBI leader for the team, with 30 RBIs to his name. Trevor Larnach leads the team in batting average, hitting .328 in the 19 games he has played this season. In their last five games, the Twins have been scoring an average of 6.6 runs per game. They are currently tied for second place in the AL Central Division standings, just half a game behind the leading Cleveland Guardians. The Twins are eager to keep their winning streak going as they prepare to face a tough opponent, the New York Yankees, at home. On average, the Minnesota Twins score 4.9 runs per game throughout the season.

New York enters this game on a one-game winning streak and has won three of their last five games prior to their series opener against Minnesota. In Sunday's game against Tampa Bay, Jose Trevino stood out by hitting two home runs for the Yankees in their 10-6 victory. The team's top home run hitter is Aaron Judge, who has hit a total of 10 home runs so far this season. Following closely behind is Juan Soto, with 9 home runs to his name. Soto is not only the RBI leader for the team with 34 runs batted in, but also leads the Yankees in batting average at .314 for the season. In their most recent five games, New York has been averaging 5.2 runs per game. Currently, the Yankees are placed second in the AL East Division standings, trailing half a game behind Baltimore for the top spot. The team is gearing up to extend their winning streak as they face a strong Minnesota team on the road. On average, the Yankees score 4.8 runs per game throughout the season.

Our Free MLB Pick for Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees

Yankees vs Twins Pick

In this game, Marcus Stroman will be the starting pitcher for the New York Yankees. So far in this season, Stroman has won 2 games and lost 2, with an ERA of 3.80. On the other side, the Minnesota Twins' starting pitcher, Pablo Lopez, has a record of 4-2, with a slightly higher ERA of 3.89. Both Stroman and Lopez have shown effectiveness on the mound this season. Additionally, it is worth noting that both the Yankees and the Twins are in a competitive position, as they are only half a game behind the first-place team in their respective divisions. Minnesota has surged in the last couple of weeks, and I think they get a big win at home in this one. Final Score Prediction, Minnesota Twins win 4-1.

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