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    Bookmakers give the Minnesota Twins (57-53) the edge, -120 on the moneyline, to end their three-game losing streak when they face the Los Angeles Angels (49-63), at +100, on Friday at 9:38 PM ET. Tyler Mahle starts for Minnesota while Los Angeles will counter with Patrick Sandoval.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Twins vs. Angels

    • Game Day: Friday, August 12, 2022
    • Game Time: 9:38 PM ET
    • Location: Anaheim, California
    • Stadium: Angel Stadium
    Twins vs Angels Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Twins -120 7.5

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins rank eighth in baseball with 136 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • The Twins’ .250 batting average is ninth-best in the majors.
    • The Twins rank eighth in baseball with an on-base percentage of .320.
    • The Twins strike out 8.1 times per game to rank 10th in baseball.
    • The Twins average 1.3 home runs per road game this season (68 total on the road).
    • The Twins are averaging 3.2 extra-base hits per game while slugging .420 away from home.
    • Away from home this season the team averages 8.7 hits per game and is batting .252.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Luis Arraez has an OPS of .843, fueled by an OBP of .399 to go with a slugging percentage of .444. All three of those stats are tops among Minnesota hitters this season.
    • Among qualified batters in MLB, Arraez’s batting average ranks first, his on-base percentage ranks fourth, and he is 56th in slugging.
    • Arraez hopes to build on a three-game hitting streak in this matchup. During his last five outings he is batting .391 with five doubles, a walk and two RBI.
    • Jorge Polanco is hitting .237 with 14 doubles, 15 home runs and 59 walks.
    • Among qualified hitters, Polanco’s batting average places him 114th, his on-base percentage 37th, and his slugging percentage 87th.
    • Byron Buxton has 68 hits and is batting .222 this season.
    • Carlos Correa has 13 home runs, 37 RBI and a batting average of .264 this season.
    • Correa brings a two-game hitting streak into this matchup. In his last five games he is hitting .222 with a double and a walk.

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels’ 126 home runs rank 11th in Major League Baseball.
    • The Angels rank 26th in MLB with a team batting average of just .228.
    • The Angels are among the worst in the league at getting on base, ranking 27th with an OBP of .297.
    • The Angels are one of the least disciplined teams at the plate this season, ranking last with an average of 9.6 strikeouts per game.
    • They have averaged 1.3 home runs per game in their 56 home contests this season.
    • They are slugging .410 in 56 home games this season.
    • They are averaging 7.9 base hits per game and batting .239 as a team at home this season.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Shohei Ohtani has 103 hits with a .499 slugging percentage, both team-best statistics for the Angels.
    • Including all qualified hitters in the majors, Ohtani’s batting average puts him 73rd, his on-base percentage ranks 40th, and he is 20th in slugging.
    • Ohtani heads into this matchup on a three-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .222 with a home run, three walks and two RBI.
    • Taylor Ward paces his team with a .360 on-base percentage.
    • Ward’s batting average is 49th among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 28th, and he is 45th in slugging.
    • Luis Rengifo has 15 doubles, three triples, seven home runs and 13 walks while hitting .269.
    • Jared Walsh is hitting .224 with 18 doubles, two triples, 14 home runs and 22 walks.

    Twins vs. Angels Probable Pitchers

    Mahle Sandoval
    20 GS 18
    5-7 W-L 3-7
    4.49 ERA 3.41
    110.1 IP 95.0
    40 BB 45
    119 SO 102
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