Twins vs Angels Prediction: Picks, Live Odds & Start Time – August 12, 2022

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A series opener between the Minnesota Twins (57-53) and Los Angeles Angels (49-63) is scheduled for Friday at 9:38 PM ET, at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. Tyler Mahle (5-7) is the starter for the Twins, and Patrick Sandoval (3-7) for the Angels.

Despite being the away team the Twins are a moderate moneyline favorite (-132) over the Angels (+111). The total for this contest is 8.

Twins vs. Angels Odds

Run Line

Minnesota Twins (-1.5)

Moneyline

Twins (-132)

Total

8 Runs (Over: -110, Under: -110)

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

  • Game Day: Friday, August 12, 2022
  • Game Time: 9:38 PM ET
  • Location: Anaheim, California
  • Stadium: Angel Stadium of Anaheim

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

Angels Injury Report

Name Status Injury
Mike Trout 10 Day Injury List Back
Mickey Moniak 10 Day Injury List Finger
Archie Bradley 60 Day Injury List Elbow
Anthony Rendon 60 Day Injury List Wrist
Matt Duffy 60 Day Injury List Back
Michael Lorenzen 60 Day Injury List Shoulder
Griffin Canning 60 Day Injury List Back
Chris Rodriguez 60 Day Injury List Shoulder

Last Time Out: Twins and Angels

The Twins lost their last game against the Dodgers by an 8-5 score Friday. Jorge Polanco went 1-for-4 with a home run and three RBI to lead them offensively. Michael Fulmer picked up the loss after throwing one inning, giving up one earned run on one hit while striking out one.

The Angels picked up a 5-4 victory against the Athletics Friday. Luis Rengifo (1-for-5 with a home run and three RBI) led the way offensively, while Jaime Barria got the win on the mound after going three innings without giving up an earned run on one hit, while striking out one.

Betting Trends

Twins Betting Records and Team Stats

This season, the Twins have been favored 63 times and won 39, or 61.9%, of those games. Minnesota is 32-18 this season when entering a game favored by -132 or more on the moneyline. Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that the Twins have a 56.9% chance to win. Games involving Minnesota have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 55 of 110 chances this season. The Twins are 48-62-0 against the spread in their 110 chances this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Luis Arraez 98 .333 (1) .399 (4) .444 (56) 1.5% (126) 8.0% (1) 9.5% (53)
Jorge Polanco 91 .237 (115) .349 (37) .414 (87) 3.8% (46) 21.0% (85) 14.9% (4)
Byron Buxton 84 .222 (129) .301 (122) .549 (7) 7.9% (2) 30.1% (143) 8.5% (74)
Carlos Correa 86 .264 (59) .340 (56) .427 (71) 3.5% (54) 21.0% (85) 10.0% (44)
Max Kepler 89 .230 (120) .328 (81) .368 (123) 2.5% (95) 14.7% (25) 11.6% (25)

Angels Betting Records and Team Stats

The Angels have been chosen as underdogs in 45 games this year and have walked away with the win 13 times (28.9%) in those games. This season, Los Angeles has come away with a win 11 times in 35 chances when named as an underdog of at least +111 or longer on the moneyline. The Angels have an implied victory probability of 47.4% according to the moneyline set for this matchup. Contests with Los Angeles have gone over the total set by oddsmakers in 49 of 112 chances this season. The Angels have an against the spread record of 53-59-0 in 112 games with a line this season.

Name GP AVG (Rank) OBP (Rank) SLG (Rank) HR% (Rank) K% (Rank) BB% (Rank)
Shohei Ohtani 108 .256 (73) .349 (37) .499 (20) 5.4% (15) 23.3% (104) 11.9% (17)
Taylor Ward 88 .269 (49) .360 (30) .458 (42) 4.0% (38) 23.9% (109) 11.8% (18)
Luis Rengifo 78 .269 (-) .308 (-) .417 (-) 2.3% (-) 16.7% (-) 4.3% (-)
Jared Walsh 106 .221 (132) .269 (140) .388 (112) 3.4% (58) 29.8% (140) 5.4% (130)
Max Stassi 75 .211 (-) .301 (-) .346 (-) 2.5% (-) 28.3% (-) 11.1% (-)

Twins vs. Angels Picks and Predictions

Our best pick for Twins vs. Angels is the Angels (+111 on the moneyline) as the pick to win. For the total, we pick the over on 8 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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