Minnesota Twins vs. Tampa Bay Rays – MLB – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Minnesota Twins (34-26) will look for continued production from a hitter on a roll against the Tampa Bay Rays (34-24) on Saturday at 2:10 PM ET, at Target Field. Byron Buxton is on a three-game homer streak.

The Twins are favored at home (-123) against the Rays (+104). The Minnesota Twins will give the start to Chi Chi Gonzalez and the Rays will turn to Shane Baz. The total in the game is 9 total runs.

Twins vs. Rays Predictions

Twins vs. Rays Betting Odds

Twins vs. Rays Last 10 Games Betting Performance


  • Minnesota has a 1-2 record over the three games it was favored on the moneyline in its last 10 matchups.
  • Over their last 10 matchups (all had set totals), the Twins combined with their opponents to go over the total six times.
  • Minnesota’s record against the spread is 4-6-0 over its past 10 games.


  • Tampa Bay has been the underdog twice in the last 10 games and lost both contests.
  • In their last 10 games with a total, the Rays and their opponents are 4-6-0 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • Tampa Bay has won four of its last 10 games against the spread.

Twins vs. Rays Starting Pitcher Betting Trends

Projected starter: Chi Chi González

  • González and his team were moneyline underdogs each time he pitched a season ago.

Projected starter: Shane Baz

  • The righty did not pitch as the moneyline underdog in any games last season.

Twins Batting Leaders

  • Luis Arraez leads the Twins with a .360 batting average.
  • Arraez ranks 252nd in homers and 195th in RBI among all hitters in baseball.
  • Arraez heads into this game on a six-game hitting streak. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .350 with a home run, three walks and three RBI.
  • Buxton has hit 17 home runs to lead his team.
  • Buxton currently ranks second in homers and 46th in RBI in the bigs.
  • Buxton has hit safely in four straight games. During his last five outings he is batting .350 with a double, five home runs, three walks and seven RBI.
  • Jorge Polanco paces the Twins with 32 runs batted in.
  • Polanco has hit safely in two straight games. During his last five outings he is hitting .400 with two doubles, a home run, three walks and four RBI.
  • Max Kepler is batting .243 with seven doubles, a triple, six home runs and 25 walks.

Rays Batting Leaders

  • Randy Arozarena leads Tampa Bay in home runs (seven) and runs batted in (30) this season while batting .258.
  • Arozarena’s home run total ranks 61st in the big leagues, and he is 46th in RBI.
  • Yandy Diaz is batting .269 to lead Tampa Bay, while adding three homers and 12 runs batted in this season.
  • Diaz ranks 207th in homers and 242nd in RBI among all major league hitters this year.
  • Manuel Margot has 46 hits this season and a slash line of .313/.380/.435.
  • Ji-Man Choi has collected 35 hits this season and has an OBP of .367. He’s slugging .484 on the year.
  • Choi takes a nine-game hitting streak into this game. During his last 10 games he is batting .306 with four doubles, two home runs, three walks and 10 RBI.

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