The Oakland Athletics (15-23) will attempt to break a three-game losing streak when they host the Minnesota Twins (21-15) on Tuesday at 9:40 PM ET. The Athletics (+125) are not projected to end the streak against the Twins (-145). Minnesota has Dylan Bundy starting things off, while Oakland counters with James Kaprielian.

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Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. Athletics

  • Game Day: Tuesday, May 17, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • Location: Oakland, California
  • Stadium: Oakland Coliseum
Twins vs Athletics Betting Information
Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
Twins -145 7

Twins Stats & Trends

Twins Batting

  • The Twins rank ninth-best in MLB play with 38 total home runs.
  • The Twins are 12th in MLB with a .237 batting average.
  • The Twins rank 13th in the league with a .314 on-base percentage.
  • The Twins strike out 8.4 times per game, the No. 19 mark in the league.
  • The Twins average 0.7 homers per game when playing on the road this season (11 total in road contests).
  • The Twins are averaging 2.7 extra-base hits per game while slugging .372 on the road.
  • The club averages 8.1 hits per game and is batting .245 away from home this season.

Twins Key Batters

  • Byron Buxton is hitting .256 with five doubles, 11 home runs and six walks.
  • Buxton will look for his fourth straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .167 with two home runs, two walks and three RBI.
  • Jorge Polanco has an OPS of .727, fueled by an OBP of .336 and a team-best slugging percentage of .391 this season.
  • Polanco is 98th in batting average, 71st in on-base percentage and 96th in slugging in the major leagues.
  • Max Kepler leads his team in OBP (.341) and total hits (27) this season.
  • Luis Arraez has been key for Minnesota with 28 hits, an OBP of .412 plus a slugging percentage of .386.
  • Arraez takes a three-game hitting streak into this game. In his last five games he is batting .400 with a double and four walks.

Athletics Stats & Trends

Athletics Batting

  • The Athletics have hit just 22 homers this season, which ranks 27th in the league.
  • The Athletics rank last in MLB with a team batting average of just .198.
  • The Athletics are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking last with an OBP of .267.
  • The Athletics rank 25th with an average of 8.6 strikeouts per game.
  • In 19 games at home this season, they’ve hit seven homers, an average of 0.4 per contest.
  • They have a team slugging percentage of .278 in home games this season with 39 extra-base hits.
  • They are averaging 5.6 base hits per game and batting .184 as a team at home this season.

Athletics Key Batters

  • Sean Murphy has 10 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 11 walks while hitting .186.
  • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Murphy is 161st in batting average, 150th in on-base percentage and 111th in slugging percentage.
  • Sheldon Neuse paces his team with 34 hits and a .346 on-base percentage, with a team-leading .388 slugging percentage.
  • Neuse is 36th in batting average, 52nd in on-base percentage and 98th in slugging percentage in MLB.
  • Tony Kemp has four doubles, a home run and 13 walks while hitting .213.
  • Elvis Andrus is hitting .222 with six doubles, a home run and 11 walks.

Twins vs. Athletics Probable Pitchers

Bundy Kaprielian
0 GS 3
0-0 W-L 0-2
ERA 4.97
0 IP 12.2
0 BB 9
0 SO 10

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