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Guardians vs Twins Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 17

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Guardians vs Twins Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 17

Odds updated as of 6:11 PM

The Cleveland Guardians are among the MLB teams busy on Friday, up against the Minnesota Twins.

Before you do any MLB betting on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here's everything you need to know.

Guardians vs Twins Game Info

  • Cleveland Guardians (27-17) vs. Minnesota Twins (24-19)
  • Date: Friday, May 17, 2024
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • Venue: Progressive Field -- Cleveland, Ohio
  • Coverage: Apple TV+

Guardians vs Twins Odds & Moneyline

  • All MLB odds, betting lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: CLE: (-126) | MIN: (+108)
  • Spread: CLE: -1.5 (+160) | MIN: +1.5 (-194)
  • Total: 8 -- Over: (-118) | Under: (-104)

Guardians vs Twins Probable Starting Pitchers

Probable Pitchers: Triston McKenzie (Guardians) - 2-3, 3.54 ERA vs Simeon Woods Richardson (Twins) - 1-0, 3.24 ERA

The Guardians will give the ball to Triston McKenzie (2-3, 3.54 ERA), who is eyeing win No. 3 on the season, and the Twins will counter with Simeon Woods Richardson (1-0, 3.24 ERA). McKenzie's team is 5-3-0 against the spread this season in his starts. McKenzie's team has been victorious in 57.1% of the games he's started as the moneyline favorite with a record of 4-3. The Twins have a 3-2-0 record against the spread in Woods Richardson's starts. The Twins have a 2-1 record in Woods Richardson's three starts this season when they were the moneyline underdog.

Guardians vs Twins Prediction & Pick

All MLB win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Twins win (53.7%)

Guardians vs Twins Moneyline

  • Looking at the moneyline for Twins-Guardians, Minnesota is the underdog at +108, and Cleveland is -126 playing at home.

Guardians vs Twins Spread

  • The Guardians are hosting the Twins and are favored by 1.5 runs on the spread. The Guardians are +160 to cover the runline, with the Twins being -194.

Guardians vs Twins Over/Under

  • The over/under for Guardians-Twins on May 17 is 8. The over is -118, and the under is -104.

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Guardians vs Twins Betting Trends

  • The Guardians have been favorites in 24 games this season and have come away with the win 16 times (66.7%) in those contests.
  • Cleveland has a record of 12-5 when favored by -126 or more this year.
  • The Guardians' games have gone over the total in 22 of their 43 opportunities.
  • The Guardians have an against the spread record of 28-15-0 in 43 games with a line this season.
  • The Twins have put together a 6-9 record in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 40% of those games).
  • Minnesota has a record of 2-6 in games it has played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +108 or longer (25%).
  • The Twins have played in 42 games with a set over/under, and have combined with their opponents to go over the total 19 times (19-22-1).
  • The Twins have collected a 20-22-0 record ATS this season.

Guardians Player Leaders

  • Jose Ramirez is hitting .249 with six doubles, a triple, nine home runs and 13 walks. He has an on-base percentage of .302 and a slugging percentage of .451.
  • Among all qualified batters in MLB, his batting average ranks 88th, his on-base percentage ranks 113th, and he is 48th in slugging.
  • Ramirez will look for his fourth straight game with a hit in this contest. During his last five outings he is batting .278 with four walks and four RBI.
  • Josh Naylor has 40 hits, which is best among Cleveland batters this season. He's batting .261 with 20 extra-base hits. He's also slugging .549 with an on-base percentage of .350.
  • He is 61st in batting average, 39th in on-base percentage and ninth in slugging in the major leagues.
  • Andres Gimenez has 42 hits this season and has a slash line of .261/.322/.360.
  • Gimenez enters this game with four games in a row with at least one hit. In his last five games he is batting .350 with a double, a home run, a walk and four RBI.
  • Tyler Freeman is batting .195 with a .306 OBP and 13 RBI for Cleveland this season.
  • Freeman heads into this game on a three-game hitting streak. In his last five games he is hitting .222 with a double, a home run, three walks and an RBI.

Twins Player Leaders

  • Ryan Jeffers has racked up an on-base percentage of .365 and has 36 hits, both team-high numbers for the Twins. He's batting .283 and slugging .606.
  • Including all qualified hitters, he ranks 29th in batting average, while his on-base percentage is 29th and he is third in slugging.
  • Carlos Santana is hitting .208 with five doubles, seven home runs and 11 walks. He's slugging .389 with an on-base percentage of .278.
  • He ranks 143rd in batting average, 149th in on-base percentage and 99th in slugging percentage in the majors.
  • Willi Castro has racked up a team-best .435 slugging percentage.
  • Max Kepler is hitting .304 with nine doubles, three home runs and eight walks.

Guardians vs Twins Head to Head

  • 4/6/2024: 3-1 CLE (Favorite: Twins, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8, Favorite Moneyline: -180, Underdog Moneyline: +152)
  • 4/4/2024: 4-2 CLE (Favorite: Twins, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7, Favorite Moneyline: -164, Underdog Moneyline: +138)
  • 6/4/2023: 2-1 CLE (Favorite: Twins, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -142, Underdog Moneyline: +120)
  • 6/3/2023: 4-2 CLE (Favorite: Twins, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -134, Underdog Moneyline: +114)
  • 6/2/2023: 1-0 MIN (Favorite: Twins, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -134, Underdog Moneyline: +114)
  • 6/1/2023: 7-6 MIN (Favorite: Twins, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8, Favorite Moneyline: -146, Underdog Moneyline: +124)
  • 5/6/2023: 4-3 CLE (Favorite: Guardians, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -110, Underdog Moneyline: -106)
  • 5/5/2023: 2-0 MIN (Favorite: Twins, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -120, Underdog Moneyline: +102)
  • 9/11/2022: 4-1 CLE (Favorite: Guardians, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -148, Underdog Moneyline: +126)
  • 9/10/2022: 6-4 CLE (Favorite: Guardians, Spread: -1.5, Total: 7.5, Favorite Moneyline: -118, Underdog Moneyline: -100)

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