Dodgers vs Twins Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 9, 2022

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The Minnesota Twins (57-51) will visit the Los Angeles Dodgers (75-33), Tuesday at 10:10 PM ET, in the first of a two-game series. On the mound for the Dodgers will be Julio Urias (11-6), opposed by the Twins’ Joe Ryan (8-4).

The Twins (+176) are on the road versus the favored Dodgers (-214). The contest has a total set at 8.5.

Dodgers vs. Twins Odds

Run Line

Los Angeles Dodgers (-1.5)

Moneyline

Dodgers (-214)

Total

8.5 Runs (Over: -112, Under: -109)

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

  • Game Day: Tuesday, August 9, 2022
  • Game Time: 10:10 PM ET
  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Stadium: Dodger Stadium

Dodgers Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Justin Turner 10 Day Injury List Abdominal
Clayton Kershaw 15 Day Injury List Back
Yency Almonte 15 Day Injury List Elbow
Brusdar Graterol 15 Day Injury List Shoulder
Edwin Ríos 60 Day Injury List Hamstring
Tommy Kahnle 60 Day Injury List Forearm
Danny Duffy 60 Day Injury List Hand
Daniel Hudson 60 Day Injury List Knee
Kevin Pillar 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Blake Treinen 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Walker Buehler 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jimmy Nelson 60 Day Injury List Elbow

Twins Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Kyle Garlick 10 Day Injury List Ribs
Alex Kirilloff 10 Day Injury List Wrist
Trevor Larnach 10 Day Injury List Abdominal
Ryan Jeffers 10 Day Injury List Thumb
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
Cody Stashak 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Randy Dobnak 60 Day Injury List Finger
Jorge Alcala 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Jhon Romero 60 Day Injury List Bicep

Last Time Out: Dodgers and Twins

The Dodgers won their most recent contest versus the Padres by a 4-0 score Tuesday, with Tyler Anderson picking up the win pitching going seven innings without giving up an earned run on two hits, while striking out three. Cody Bellinger went 3-for-3 with two home runs and two RBI to lead them offensively.

The Twins lost to the Blue Jays Tuesday, with Caleb Thielbar registering the loss while pitching one inning without giving up an earned run on three hits. Luis Arraez went 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI to pace the Twins’ offense.

Betting Trends

Dodgers Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Dodgers have been favored 106 times and won 74, or 69.8%, of those games. This season, Los Angeles has won 26 of its 37 games, or 70.3%, when favored by at least -214 on the moneyline. The moneyline for this contest implies a 68.2% chance of a victory for the Dodgers. Los Angeles’ games have gone over the total in 43 of their 108 chances. In 108 games with a spread this season, the Dodgers are 67-41-0 ATS.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Freddie Freeman 108 .324 (3) .400 (4) .526 (11) 3.1% (69) 15.1% (31) 10.8% (38)
Trea Turner 108 .305 (9) .345 (46) .499 (18) 3.8% (48) 18.5% (63) 5.9% (122)
Mookie Betts 93 .278 (38) .346 (45) .540 (9) 5.9% (8) 16.4% (47) 8.8% (72)
Will Smith 94 .270 (49) .358 (30) .472 (30) 4.1% (37) 16.0% (44) 10.6% (39)
Gavin Lux 100 .294 (25) .369 (17) .424 (75) 1.1% (140) 17.3% (55) 10.9% (35)

Twins Betting Records and Team Stats

The Twins have been chosen as underdogs in 45 games this year and have walked away with the win 18 times (40%) in those games. This year, Minnesota has won three of four games when listed as at least +176 or worse on the moneyline. The Twins have an implied victory probability of 36.2% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Minnesota’s games have gone over the total in 53 of their 108 opportunities. The Twins have an against the spread record of 48-60-0 in 108 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Luis Arraez 97 .329 (2) .394 (5) .436 (62) 1.5% (131) 8.1% (1) 9.4% (56)
Jorge Polanco 89 .240 (110) .352 (36) .412 (89) 3.6% (54) 20.5% (82) 15.0% (5)
Byron Buxton 83 .219 (137) .299 (124) .540 (9) 7.7% (3) 30.2% (145) 8.6% (73)
Max Kepler 87 .236 (117) .335 (65) .378 (119) 2.6% (94) 14.5% (25) 11.8% (20)
Carlos Correa 84 .265 (57) .343 (54) .433 (67) 3.6% (54) 21.0% (87) 10.2% (43)

Dodgers vs. Twins Picks and Predictions

Our best pick for Dodgers vs. Twins sees the Dodgers (-214 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. As for the over/under, we pick the over on 8.5 runs.

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WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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