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Oakland Athletics at Minnesota Twins 5/16/21 - MLB Picks & Predictions

Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics Odds & Info

Game Minnesota Twins vs Oakland Athletics
Date & Time Sunday May 16, 2021, 2:10 PM (EDT)
Location
Target Field Target Field, Minneapolis, USA
Latest odds
OAK -115 ; O/U 8.5
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The Oakland team is coming in after playing the Twins on Friday night. The game seen the Athletics get a total of 6 runs scored in the game. The Twins for their part ended up getting a total of 1 runs scored on the day. The Athletics are sitting on a 24-16 record, but the Twins have a 12-24 record on the year.

This season the Athletics have hit at a clip of .219 with 282 hits. The Oakland team has scored a total of 164 runs and have hit a total of 51 homers. The Twins are coming in with a total of 164 runs and 48 homers. The Twins have managed to get a total of 295 hits and have an average that is sitting at .241. 

Chris Bassitt is the pitcher who is looking to start the game here for the Oakland team. This year Bassitt has posted a 3-2 record with a 3.54 ERA. Bassitt has thrown a total of 48.1 innings while striking out 53 batters and walking 12 batters, but giving up 41 hits.

The Twins are putting Kenta Maeda on the mound. Maeda has posted a 2-2 record with a 5.08 ERA on the year. Maeda has thrown a total of 33.2 innings on the year with 31 strikeouts. Maeda has allowed 41 hits, but only walked 9 batters.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The Athletics are 6-4 in their last 10 games.
  • Oakland has went under in 6 out of their last 10 games.
  • The Twins are 2-8 in their last 10 games.
  • The Twins have went over in 6 out of their last 10 games.

Free MLB Pick:

Oakland Athletics -115

The game here will be a good one for the Athletics. The Oakland team is coming in hitting and producing runs as a lower rate. However, the Athletics are a really good road team, but also doing a lot better pitching. Look for the better pitching from Oakland to make the difference in the game here as the pitching keeps the Twins hitters in check and brings home the win for Oakland. Final Score Prediction, Oakland Athletics win 5-3.

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