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    Both the Los Angeles Angels (65-85) and the Minnesota Twins (73-77) enter Friday’s contest on losing streaks. The favored Angels (-151) have lost two straight, while the underdog Twins (+129) are losers of their last four. Los Angeles’ Shohei Ohtani gets the start against Minnesota’s Louie Varland.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Angels vs. Twins

    • Game Day: Friday, September 23, 2022
    • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: Target Field
    Angels vs Twins Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Angels -151 7

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels are 11th in baseball with 178 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
    • The Angels’ .229 batting average ranks 25th in MLB.
    • The Angels’ .294 on-base percentage is the fifth-worst in the league.
    • The Angels’ 9.7 strikeouts per game are the most in baseball.
    • The Angels have hit 80 home runs away from home this season (1.1 per game).
    • The Angels are slugging .364 with 2.5 extra-base hits per game in road contests.
    • The team averages 7.5 hits per game and is batting .221 on the road this season.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Ohtani leads Los Angeles in OBP (.359), slugging percentage (.536) and total hits (145) this season.
    • Among qualifying batters, Ohtani is 39th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 23rd, and he is seventh in slugging.
    • Ohtani has recorded at least one hit in eight straight games. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .344 with five doubles, four walks and an RBI.
    • Mike Trout has 21 doubles, two triples, 36 home runs and 48 walks while hitting .273.
    • Trout brings a two-game streak with at least one hit into this one. During his last five outings he is batting .158 with a double, two walks and two RBI.
    • Taylor Ward has 122 hits this season and has a slash line of .272/.356/.446.
    • Ward brings an eight-game hitting streak into this game. In his last 10 outings he is hitting .353 with two doubles, a home run, four walks and seven RBI.
    • Luis Rengifo has 15 home runs, 47 RBI and a batting average of .276 this season.
    • Rengifo enters this matchup on a five-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is hitting .333 with two home runs and three RBI.

    Twins Stats & Trends

    Twins Batting

    • The Twins have hit 169 homers this season, which ranks 12th in the league.
    • The Twins have a team batting average of .247 this season, which ranks 12th among MLB teams.
    • The Twins have an on-base percentage of .316 this season, which ranks 12th in the league.
    • The Twins rank 12th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.3 whiffs per contest.
    • In 75 games at home this season, they’ve hit 86 homers, an average of 1.1 per contest.
    • They are slugging .414 in 75 home games this season.
    • They are averaging 8.4 base hits per game and batting .254 as a team at home this season.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Luis Arraez has accumulated a .371 on-base percentage and a .419 slugging percentage, both team-best numbers for the Twins.
    • Including all the qualifying hitters in the big leagues, Arraez ranks sixth in batting average, 15th in on-base percentage and 72nd in slugging percentage.
    • Carlos Correa has 139 hits to lead his team.
    • Including all qualified hitters, Correa’s batting average puts him 23rd, his on-base percentage is 19th, and he is 31st in slugging.
    • Gio Urshela is hitting .270 with 25 doubles, three triples, 12 home runs and 35 walks.
    • Jose Miranda has 23 doubles, 15 home runs and 25 walks while hitting .265.

    Angels vs. Twins Probable Pitchers

    Ohtani Varland
    0 GS 2
    13-8 W-L 0-1
    2.43 ERA 5.23
    148.0 IP 10.1
    36 BB 3
    196 SO 10
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