Astros vs Twins Today: Picks, Predictions, Moneyline and Odds – Wednesday, August 24

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The Houston Astros (79-45) meet the Minnesota Twins (62-59), who will be attempting to snap a four-game losing skid, Wednesday at 8:10 PM ET, at Minute Maid Park. On the mound for the Astros will be Framber Valdez (12-4), matched up against the Twins’ Dylan Bundy (7-5).

Oddsmakers have made the Astros a decent moneyline favorite (-228) at home over the Twins (+191). The game has an over/under set at 7.5 runs.

Astros vs. Twins Odds

Run Line

Houston Astros (-1.5)

Moneyline

Astros (-228)

Total

7.5 Runs (Over: -114, Under: -107)

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When, Where, at What Time is Astros vs. Twins

  • Game Day: Wednesday, August 24, 2022
  • Game Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Stadium: Minute Maid Park

Astros Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Aledmys Díaz 10 Day Injury List Groin
Jason Castro 60 Day Injury List Knee
Michael Brantley 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Josh James 60 Day Injury List Back
Blake Taylor 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jose Altuve Day-to-day Shouder

Twins Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Byron Buxton 10 Day Injury List Hip
Kyle Garlick 10 Day Injury List Ribs
Trevor Larnach 10 Day Injury List Abdominal
Ryan Jeffers 10 Day Injury List Thumb
Tyler Mahle 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Miguel Sanó 60 Day Injury List Knee
Danny Coulombe 60 Day Injury List Hip
Kenta Maeda 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Chris Paddack 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Alex Kirilloff 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Cody Stashak 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Randy Dobnak 60 Day Injury List Finger

Last Time Out: Astros and Twins

Yesterday, the Astros claimed a 4-2 win over the Twins, with Justin Verlander (6.00 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 10 K) earning the win for the Astros. Alex Bregman went 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI to lead the offensive attack. Aaron Sanchez (4.00 IP, 2 R, 6 H, 4 K) was credited with the loss for the Twins.

Betting Trends

Astros Betting Records and Team Stats

The Astros have won 71, or 67.6%, of the 105 games they’ve played as favorites this season. This season, Houston has won 15 of its 21 games, or 71.4%, when favored by at least -228 on the moneyline. The Astros have a 69.5% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline. So far this season, Houston and its opponents have hit the over in 47 of their 124 games with a total. The Astros are 65-59-0 against the spread in their 124 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Alex Bregman 120 .266 (54) .369 (18) .476 (27) 3.7% (50) 12.4% (12) 12.8% (9)
Yordan Alvarez 105 .297 (17) .399 (3) .607 (3) 7.1% (3) 20.2% (80) 14.2% (4)
Kyle Tucker 116 .260 (67) .338 (57) .476 (27) 4.7% (23) 15.9% (37) 10.8% (31)
Jose Altuve 106 .276 (36) .365 (23) .494 (18) 4.4% (32) 14.7% (24) 10.7% (36)
Yuli Gurriel 113 .248 (86) .297 (118) .380 (112) 1.6% (119) 12.9% (16) 5.6% (128)

Twins Betting Records and Team Stats

The Twins have been victorious in 18, or 37.5%, of the 48 contests they have been chosen as underdogs in this season. Minnesota has a win-loss record of 2-2 when favored by +191 or worse by bookmakers this year. The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Twins have a 34.4% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest. Minnesota and their opponents have hit the over in 56 of their 121 games with a total set by oddsmakers this season. The Twins have an against the spread record of 52-69-0 in 121 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Luis Arraez 109 .324 (2) .390 (6) .433 (62) 1.5% (124) 7.6% (1) 9.4% (54)
Jorge Polanco 100 .236 (110) .344 (46) .401 (91) 3.5% (54) 20.9% (86) 14.2% (4)
Carlos Correa 97 .269 (51) .351 (30) .429 (65) 3.3% (62) 20.8% (84) 11.0% (25)
Gio Urshela 103 .266 (54) .308 (108) .431 (64) 2.9% (77) 16.4% (45) 6.3% (106)
Max Kepler 100 .230 (118) .321 (85) .360 (128) 2.3% (98) 15.4% (34) 10.9% (30)

Astros vs. Twins Picks and Predictions

We predict that the Astros will pick up the victory in this game, and they’re our choice on the moneyline (-228). If you’re looking for a pick on the over/under, we see the final scoring winding up over the total (7.5 runs).

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WRITTEN BY

Stacy Sailer

Stacy has been a baseball fan for as long as she can remember. She admits that she grew up as a spoiled Yankees fan in the late-90’s/early 2000’s, but has slowly evolved into a disgruntled Yankees fan due to their lone championship title in the last 21 seasons. She follows other sports, but her first love has always been baseball and loves getting to share her insight and knowledge with the Betsperts community.

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