MLB Prop Bets: Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees - September 5, 2022

MLB Prop Bets: Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees  - September 5, 2022 player photo
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The Minnesota Twins (67-64) face the New York Yankees (79-54) at Yankee Stadium on Monday at 1:05pm (ET). Let's take a look at the MLB Prop Bets for the matchup. Chris Archer is the probable pitcher for the Twins, while Jameson Taillon is the probable pitcher for the Yankees. The Yankees are favored to win at -180, while the Twins are at +155. The total runs line is set at 8.0, with OVER at -115 and UNDER at -106.

  • The Twins (-145) have a 62-69 Run Line record this season, while the Yankees (+125) hold a record of 59-74.
  • The Twins have a 61-61-9 O/U record this season (meaning 61 games have gone over the total runs line, 61 have gone under and nine have resulted in a push). The Yankees have a 61-68-4 O/U record.

Scoring Insights

  • The Twins are averaging 4.4 runs per game this season (15th in the league). Comparatively, the Yankees are averaging +0.5 more at 4.9 runs (4th).
  • In the field, the Twins are allowing 4.2 runs per game this season (16th in the league), while the Yankees are allowing an average of 3.5 runs (3rd).

Let's take a look at how these teams perform in some other key statistical areas.

Batting Insights:

Batting Average

  • Looking at their batting averages this season, the Twins are at .248 (ranking 12th in the Major leagues), while the Yankees are batting .238 (20th).

Home Runs

  • In terms of total home runs this season, the Yankees have hit 206 (1st in the Major Leagues). Meanwhile, the Twins have managed 153 (11th).

Runs Batted In

  • Finally, looking at their runs batted in, the Twins have recorded 557 RBIs to rank 14th in the MLB this season. Comparatively, the Yankees have recorded 621 RBIs to rank 4th.

Pitching Insights:

Earned Run Average

  • The Yankees have an earned run average of 3.34 this season (4th in the Majors), while The Twins have an ERA of 4.00 (19th).


  • Turning our attention to total strikeouts, the Twins have recorded 1088 this season, ranking 20th in the MLB. Meanwhile, the Yankees rank 7th for total strikeouts, recording 1180.

Opponent Batting Average

  • Opponents are batting an average of .220 against the Yankees this season (3rd in the Major Leagues). Comparatively, the Twins' opponents are at .242 (14th).

First Innings Moneyline

  • Here are their first innings moneyline records in 2022.
  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
    Twins 39-26-66 20-12-37 19-14-29 28-12-39 11-14-27 0-0-0 3-3-4
    Yankees 38-23-72 20-12-33 18-11-39 36-20-64 2-3-8 0-0-0 1-1-8

Lead After Three Innings

  • Here are their records after the first three innings in 2022.
  • Total Home Road Favorite Underdog Neutral Last 10
    Twins 57-43-31 31-20-18 26-23-13 42-16-21 15-27-10 0-0-0 3-5-2
    Yankees 56-41-36 29-18-18 27-23-18 54-35-31 2-6-5 0-0-0 2-2-6


  • The NRFI is 63-68 in Twins games this season. The Yankees have a 70-63 NRFI record.

Last Time They Met

The Yankees recorded an upset 10-7 victory over the Twins at Target Field when these teams last met on June 9. Byron Buxton was crushing the ball in that matchup, hitting 2 home runs and recording 4 RBIs.

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