Giants vs Twins Series Betting: This is a big match-up for both teams as we look at the standings in their divisions. The Twins are dropping fast in the American League Central after losing six straight games. They trail Cleveland by four games heading into this match-up. The Giants aren’t going to catch the Dodgers for the NL West lead but they are just 5.5 out of a Wild card spot in the NL. The Giants moneyline shows them as a sight dog on the road in game one.
The Giants are 6-2 in their last eight head-to-head meetings. They’ll try to build on a trend that has seen them win 79 of their last 117 games when their opponents score five runs or more in their previous game. Minnesota looks to improve on a 4-22 mark against left-handers in interleague play, including a 3-12 mark at home. Let’s continue our Giants vs Twins series betting preview by taking a deeper dive into both teams from a betting perspective.
- Game: San Francisco Giants (61-62) at Minnesota Twins (62-61)
- Location: Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Television: NBCSBA, BSNO, MLBN
Giants Spinning Wheels in 2021 After Stellar 2020
It hasn’t been that long since the Giants won 107 games, a franchise record, and were well into the postseason. This team has been a different story, with .500 being a struggle. The Giants trail the Dodgers by 25 games in the National League West standings but still have a glimmer of hope when it comes to catching the San Diego Padres for the last Wild card spot.
To find a Wild Card spot they must find a way to win games against teams with a winning record. Over their last 11 games, Gabe Kapler’s team has lost 10. With just 30 games remaining this series become a must-win for both teams. San Francisco Giants point spreads bettors this season have been crushed, losing -2057 units on Giants moneyline wagers. We must tread lightly from a betting perspective if betting the Giants over the weekend.
Twins Look to End Six Game Losing Streak
This is the worst time for the Twins to have a season-long six-game losing streak but that’s what they face heading into this important interleague match-up. The schedule hasn’t been kind to the Twins after getting swept at home against Texas.
The last team they needed to face was the red-hot Houston Astros on the road. The Twins dropped three straight games and now head to the Bay Area to face an equally desperate Giants team. On May 24th, the Twins held a 5.5-game lead in the MLB standings by division. Since they lost 10.5 games to Cleveland. Let’s continue our Giants vs Twins series betting preview by putting you in the winners’ circle again tonight.
Public Putting Faith Behind Twins; Under
The Twins have opened as a -130 home favorite, a number that has not moved much since after opening, Rookie Joe Ryan gets the start for the Twins. He was terrific in his last start, a loss to Texas, where he allowed just two runs on two hits in 6.1 innings. The righty might have some extra motivation as a San Francisco native who grew up a Giants fan. The offense let him down in the loss but you expect the Twins to be better tonight against a Giants team who is just 5-13 following a loss.Follow us on Twitter