Oakland Athletics @ Minnesota Twins – Analysis and Pick

by John Smith

Oakland has won eight of their last twelve and are in first place in the American League West Division. They are 4-0 against the Twins this season winning 6-1 last night in Minnesota in the first game of this 3-game series and also sweeping their 3-game April series in Oakland. Cole Irvin (3-4, 3.29 ERA) gets the start for Oakland. He has pitched at least six innings in each of his last three starts.

Minnesota has been dreadful this season. They have lost five in a row, nine of their last 12 and have MLB’s worst record. In three of their four losses against the A’s they have scored a total of one run. Jose Berrios (3-2, 3.49 ERA) gets the start for the Twins. He has had only one win in his last five starts.

Take the Oakland A’s +135.

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