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Twins vs Guardians Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 18

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Twins vs Guardians Prediction, Odds, Moneyline, Spread & Over/Under for May 18

Odds updated as of 5:11 PM

MLB action on Saturday includes the Minnesota Twins facing the Cleveland Guardians.

We've got you covered, in terms of the most important info regarding this matchup before you take a look at the MLB odds and spreads on FanDuel Sportsbook.

Twins vs Guardians Game Info

  • Minnesota Twins (24-20) vs. Cleveland Guardians (28-17)
  • Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024
  • Time: 6:10 PM ET
  • Venue: Progressive Field -- Cleveland, Ohio
  • Coverage: BSGL

Twins vs Guardians Odds & Moneyline

  • All MLB odds, betting lines and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.
  • Moneyline: MIN: (-120) | CLE: (+102)
  • Spread: MIN: -1.5 (+140) | CLE: +1.5 (-170)
  • Total: 7.5 -- Over: (+102) | Under: (-124)

Twins vs Guardians Probable Starting Pitchers

Probable Pitchers: Bailey Ober (Twins) - 4-1, 3.77 ERA vs Logan Allen (Guardians) - 4-2, 5.56 ERA

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Twins will send Bailey Ober (4-1) to the mound, while Logan Allen (4-2) will get the nod for the Guardians. Ober and his team have a record of 4-4-0 against the spread when he starts. Ober's team has been victorious in 60% of the games he's started as the moneyline favorite with a record of 3-2. The Guardians have gone 5-4-0 against the spread when Allen starts. The Guardians are 2-2 in Allen's four starts this season that they were the moneyline underdog.

Twins vs Guardians Prediction & Pick

All MLB win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Twins win (58.4%)

Twins vs Guardians Moneyline

  • Cleveland is a +102 underdog on the moneyline, while Minnesota is a -120 favorite on the road.

Twins vs Guardians Spread

  • The Twins are at the Guardians and are favored by 1.5 runs (+140 to cover) on the runline. Cleveland is -170 to cover.

Twins vs Guardians Over/Under

  • An over/under of 7.5 has been set for Twins-Guardians on May 18, with the over being +102 and the under -124.

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Twins vs Guardians Betting Trends

  • The Twins have been favorites in 25 games this season and have come away with the win 16 times (64%) in those contests.
  • Minnesota has a record of 13-9 when favored by -120 or more this year.
  • The Twins' games have gone over the total in 19 of their 43 opportunities.
  • The Twins have posted a record of 21-22-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Guardians have been the underdog on the moneyline 18 total times this season. They've finished 10-8 in those games.
  • Cleveland has a record of 7-7 in games it has played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +102 or longer (50%).
  • In the 44 games oddsmakers have set an over/under for the Guardians, they have combined with opponents to go over the total 22 times (22-20-2).
  • The Guardians have covered 63.6% of their games this season, going 28-16-0 against the spread.

Twins Player Leaders

  • Ryan Jeffers leads Minnesota in OBP (.355) and total hits (36) this season. He's batting .275 batting average while slugging .588.
  • Among qualified batters in baseball, his batting average ranks 41st, his on-base percentage ranks 35th, and he is fourth in slugging.
  • Willi Castro has hit three homers this season while driving in 14 runs. He's batting .260 this season and slugging .427 with an on-base percentage of .321.
  • Among all qualifying hitters, he is 65th in batting average, 82nd in on-base percentage and 69th in slugging percentage.
  • Carlos Santana has collected 30 base hits, an OBP of .272 and a slugging percentage of .378 this season.
  • Max Kepler has three home runs, 17 RBI and a batting average of .305 this season.

Guardians Player Leaders

  • Jose Ramirez is batting .249 with six doubles, a triple, 10 home runs and 13 walks. He's slugging .463 with an on-base percentage of .301.
  • Including all qualified hitters in the big leagues, his batting average puts him 88th, his on-base percentage ranks 116th, and he is 46th in slugging.
  • Ramirez heads into this game on a four-game hitting streak. During his last five outings he is batting .333 with a home run, four walks and five RBI.
  • Josh Naylor leads his team with 40 hits. He has a batting average of .256 while slugging .538 with an on-base percentage of .348.
  • His batting average is 71st among all qualified players, his on-base percentage is 40th, and he is 12th in slugging.
  • Andres Gimenez is hitting .267 with eight doubles, a triple, two home runs and nine walks.
  • Tyler Freeman is hitting .197 with six doubles, four home runs and 12 walks.

Twins vs Guardians Head to Head

  • 5/17/2024: 3-2 CLE (Favorite: Guardians, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -126, Underdog Moneyline: +108)
  • 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)
  • 5/7/2023: 2-0 CLE (Favorite: Twins, Spread: -1.5, Total: 8.5, Favorite Moneyline: -158, Underdog Moneyline: +134)
  • 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)

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