Minnesota
Twins
Stadium Target Field
51-27 Overall | AL CENTRAL 1st
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Twins.2734491493.97
Schedule
Regular season
Thu  6/20
@
Royals
L1-4
Fri  6/21
@
Royals
W8-7
Sat  6/22
@
Royals
W / 105-3
Sun  6/23
@
Royals
L1-6
Tue  6/25
vs
Rays
W9-4
Wed  6/26
vs
Rays
8:10pm
Thu  6/27
vs
Rays
1:10pm
Fri  6/28
@
White Sox
8:10pm
Sat  6/29
@
White Sox
4:12pm
Sun  6/30
@
White Sox
2:10pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

LONG TERM OUTLOOK: TRENDING UP

The Twins are World Series contenders and their chances are clearly on the rise. In our pre-season forecast they had less than a 1% chance of winning it all. On 3/20 they had a 0.4% chance before increasing to 9.3% on 6/4. From the start of the season to now their chances are up significantly to 5.9%. They have an 83.9% chance of winning their division. They are projected to finish #1 in the conference and have a 94% chance of making the playoffs. Based on the odds, they have a 25% chance of winning the AL (3/1) and a 14.3% chance of winning it all (6/1). In simulations they make the World Series 14.6% of the time.

Season Strength of Schedule is Relatively Easy

  • Remaining Opponents' Win Percentage Rest of Season: 47% #4 Easiest
  • Season-to-Date Opponents' Win Percentage: 46% #3 Easiest

Twins' Season Forecast Changes

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SEASON-TO-DATE GRADE: A-

At 51-27 the Twins are greatly exceeding their money line projected win total of 42 wins. In the process of beating expectations they have had 31 impressive wins where they were given

Their average run differential is +1.41 which ranks #1 in the AL, which is the same as how they rank in win percentage. They are the #1 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats). This is the same ranking they have among home teams. They are trending down. Their average run differential in their past 13 games is -0.23 (#9 over this stretch).

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

NEXT 10 GAME OUTLOOK: PARTLY SUNNY

The Twins next 10 game forecast looks like 'partly sunny skies'. They have 2 games where they are favored by >60% of the simulations, 6 more 'toss up' games, and 2 games where they are a clear underdog.

Win%, Opp, and Distance to Road Game

JUN 26
CLOSE GAME
52% TB
--
JUN 27
CLOSE GAME
53% TB
--
JUN 28
LIKELY WIN
60% @CHW
358 miles
JUN 29
CLOSE GAME
52% @CHW
-- miles
JUN 30
CLOSE GAME
50% @CHW
-- miles
JUL 2
CLOSE GAME
48% @OAK
1573 miles
JUL 3
CLOSE GAME
44% @OAK
-- miles
JUL 4
CLOSE GAME
50% @OAK
-- miles
JUL 5
CLOSE GAME
47% TEX
1573 miles
JUL 6
CLOSE GAME
46% TEX
--

The most likely scenario over the next 10 games is a record of 5-5 (25% chance). Their chances of winning 7 or more are 17.2%. At #1 in the league, they are ahead of the Yankees by half a point. With a +0.7 advantage in projected wins over their next 10 games they have a good chance of widening the gap.

Our Fatigue Index ranks teams based on travel miles, time zones crossed, days off since their last game and based on these metrics the Twins are just the 24th most fatigued team heading into the next game. Over the next few weeks, the Twins are playing 11 games, traveling 11586 miles crossing 12 time zones. They rank #11 on the Fatigue Index during this time period.

Sportsline has a free pick on the Minnesota Twins' next game. They are -113 favorites and there is slight value on them to win. Visit Sportsline.com to find out if there is a lot of value on this pick and get picks vs totals, money lines and a complete projected box score of the game.

FANTASY PROFILE

Based on rest of season projections, these are the 6 most valuable fantasy players based on their projected position rank (SP, RP, C, 1B/DH, 2B, 3B, SS, OF). Overvalued players are rated higher by the market based on ownership% and vice versa.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
2 Arraez, Luis 2B5-1015504/09/19971No College
64 Astudillo, Willians C5-922510/14/19912No College
17 Berrios, Jose SP6-118505/27/19944No College
15 Castro, Jason C6-321506/18/19879Stanford
60 Cave, Jake RF6-020012/04/19922No College
24 Cron, C.J. 1B6-423501/05/19906Utah
23 Cruz, Nelson DH6-223007/01/198015No College
21 Duffey, Tyler RP6-322012/27/19905Rice
18 Garver, Mitch C6-122001/15/19913New Mexico
44 Gibson, Kyle SP6-621510/23/19877Missouri
19 Harper, Ryne RP6-321503/27/19891No College
26 Kepler, Max RF6-420502/10/19935No College
52 Littell, Zack RP6-3190No College
68 Magill, Matt RP6-321011/10/19894No College
65 May, Trevor RP6-524009/23/19895No College
51 Morin, Mike RP6-422005/03/19916North Carolina
12 Odorizzi, Jake SP6-219003/27/19908No College
38 Parker, Blake RP6-322506/19/19857Arkansas
33 Perez, Martin SP6-020004/04/19918No College
35 Pineda, Michael SP6-726001/18/19896No College
11 Polanco, Jorge SS5-1120007/05/19936No College
55 Rogers, Taylor RP6-317012/17/19904Kentucky
20 Rosario, Eddie LF6-118009/28/19915No College
22 Sano, Miguel 3B6-426005/11/19935No College
16 Schoop, Jonathan 2B6-122510/16/19917No College