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    The Los Angeles Angels (66-85) square off against the Minnesota Twins (73-78) after Taylor Ward homered twice in a 4-2 win over the Twins. The Angels are favored (-171) in this matchup with the Twins (+145), which begins at 7:10 PM ET on Saturday. Los Angeles has Reid Detmers starting things off, while Minnesota will send out Joe Ryan.

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    Game Info, Betting Lines for Angels vs. Twins

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 24, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
    • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • Stadium: Target Field
    Angels vs Twins Betting Information
    Favorite Favorite Moneyline Total
    Angels -171 6.5

    Angels Stats & Trends

    Angels Batting

    • The Angels average 1.2 home runs per game to rank 11th in MLB play with 180 total home runs .
    • The Angels have the 25th-ranked batting average in the league (.229).
    • The Angels are 27th in baseball with an on-base percentage of .294.
    • The Angels’ 9.6 strikeouts per game are the most in the league.
    • The Angels average 1.1 homers per game when playing away from home this season (82 total in road contests).
    • The Angels are averaging 2.5 extra-base hits per game while slugging .365 on the road.
    • The team averages 7.5 hits per game and is batting .221 on the road this season.

    Angels Key Batters

    • Shohei Ohtani leads Los Angeles in OBP (.358), slugging percentage (.534) and total hits (146) this season.
    • Among all qualified hitters, Ohtani is 37th in batting average, his on-base percentage ranks 24th, and he is seventh in slugging.
    • Ohtani hopes to build on a nine-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last 10 outings he is batting .333 with five doubles, three walks and two RBI.
    • Mike Trout has 21 doubles, two triples, 36 home runs and 49 walks while batting .273.
    • Trout brings a three-game streak with at least one hit into this contest. In his last five games he is batting .167 with a double, three walks and three RBI.
    • Ward has 124 hits this season and has a slash line of .274/.357/.460.
    • Ward enters this matchup with nine games in a row with at least one hit. During his last 10 games he is hitting .378 with two doubles, three home runs, a walk and nine RBI.
    • Luis Rengifo has 15 home runs, 47 RBI and a batting average of .273 this season.

    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 the 12th-ranked on-base percentage in MLB this season (.316).
    • The Twins rank 11th in strikeouts per game (8.3) among MLB offenses.
    • They’ve hit 86 homers, an average of 1.1 per game, in 76 home contests this season.
    • In 76 home games this season, they’re slugging .412 with 220 hits going for extra bases.
    • In home games this season, they’re batting .253 with 8.4 base hits per contest.

    Twins Key Batters

    • Luis Arraez has put up an on-base percentage of .370 and a slugging percentage of .417. Both lead the Twins.
    • Including all qualifying hitters, Arraez is sixth in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 15th and he is 76th in slugging.
    • Arraez hopes to build on a two-game hitting streak in this matchup. In his last five games he is batting .167 with .
    • Carlos Correa leads his team with 139 hits.
    • Correa is currently 24th in batting average, 19th in on-base percentage and 33rd in slugging percentage among all qualified hitters.
    • Gio Urshela has 25 doubles, three triples, 12 home runs and 38 walks while batting .270.
    • Jose Miranda has 23 doubles, 15 home runs and 26 walks while hitting .263.

    Angels vs. Twins Probable Pitchers

    Detmers Ryan
    23 GS 25
    6-5 W-L 12-8
    3.71 ERA 3.61
    119.0 IP 137.0
    45 BB 43
    111 SO 138

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