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Minnesota Twins vs. New York Yankees

June 6, 2024


Game 3 of the series between the Minnesota Twins and New York Yankees will take place on Thursday night when the Minnesota Twins travel to New York, New York, to face the New York Yankees at Yankees Stadium. The game is scheduled to start at 7:05 PM ET and will air on the MLB Network, the YES Network, and Bally Sports North.

Minnesota Twins Team Preview

The Minnesota Twins have struggled in the series against the New York Yankees. They have lost both of the first two games and have been outscored by the Yankees by a total of 6-14 following a 1-5 loss in Game 1 on Tuesday and a 5-9 loss in Game 2 on Wednesday.

However, the Twins are still five games above .500 on the season despite losing both games and are in 3rd place in the AL Central with a record of 33-28. However, with the loss in Game 2, the Twins ended their series winning streak after winning their previous four series and entering the series against the Yankees on Tuesday. The Twins have also struggled in the series against the Yankees as they have lost six straight games against New York and eight of the previous ten games in the series while being outscored by the Yankees by an average of 2.6 to 5.1 in the last ten games in the series.

The Minnesota Twins will travel to face the New York Yankees for Game 3, looking to avoid the series sweep and end their six-game losing streak.

New York Yankees Team Preview

The New York Yankees have a stranglehold on the American League and have been at the top of the AL East for most of the season. The Yankees have the best record in the American League and are tied with the Philadelphia Phillies for the best record in baseball in the 2024 MLB season.

New York has the best run differential in baseball this season at 115 and has outscored their opponents by an average of 4.97 to 3.14 runs per game. The Yankees are also on a seven-game winning streak and have won by an average margin of 3.43 runs per game in those contests. The New York Yankees are on a six-game winning streak in the series and have won by an average margin of 4.5 runs per game.

The New York Yankees will host the Minnesota Twins for Game 3 of the series on Thursday night, looking to extend their winning streak to seven games and sweep the Twins for the second time this season.

Odds and Series Trends

WagerWeb lists the New York Yankees as -145 moneyline favorites at home against the Minnesota Twins for the Game 3 series on Thursday night. New York has won eight of the last ten, six straight games, and has won all five meetings against Minnesota this season, winning by an average margin of 4.2 runs per game in the matchups.

Pablo Lopez is 0-2 with a no-decision in his last three starts against New York and lost his previous start against the Yankees earlier this season after pitching 6 ? innings and allowing three runs and recording three strikeouts, while Marcus Stroman is 1-2 in his previous three starts against the Twins. However, he won his most recent start against Minnesota earlier this season after pitching 6 innings without allowing a run.

Game Pick

New York is arguably the best team in baseball this season, as they have outscored their opponents by an average margin of 1.83 runs per game and are tied for the best record in baseball with a record of 44-19. The Yankees have won six straight games in the series and all five meetings this season and have won by at least four runs during their winning streak. Take the moneyline for the New York Yankees when they host the Minnesota Twins for the Game 3 series on Thursday night.

Spooky Express Pick: New York Yankees Moneyline (-145)