Twins-Yankees Betting Picks, Odds & Predictions: Will Minnesota Avoid the Sweep?

Oct 07, 2019 07:45 PM EDT
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  • The betting odds for Yankees-Twins Game 3 opened with New York are a slight favorite (-136 moneyline odds) and Minnesota as a home underdog (+126).
  • We've since seen the odds move in the Yankees' favor.
  • Our MLB expert Sean Zerillo previews Game 3 of the ALDS and give his pick.

Twins-Yankees Betting Predictions, Picks & Odds: Game 3 ALDS

Probable starters: Luis Severino (1-1, 1.50 ERA) vs. Jake Odorizzi (15-7, 3.51 ERA)

  • Yankees odds: -150
  • Twins odds: +130
  • Over/Under:  9
  • First pitch:  8:40 p.m. ET on FS1

Odds as of Monday afternoon. Check out PointsBet, where Action Network users get an exclusive 200% deposit match (deposit $50, bet with $150).


After dropping Games 1 and 2 in the Bronx, the Twins are on the brink of elimination at home and have to feel completely deflated.

They held a 2-0 lead in Game 1, but have been outscored 18-4 since then, dropping their 14th and 15th consecutive postseason games in the process – a new Major League record.

What’s more, is that 12 of those 15 losses have come against the Yankees – who are one win away from eliminating the Twins in the playoffs for the fifth time. The Twins’ last playoff win against the Yankees came in 2004.

Will Minnesota spend the entire offseason thinking about this ignominious streak, or can they finally get off the schneid and beat the team that has repeatedly tormented them in the playoffs?

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