Twins vs Guardians Game Breakdown

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Minnesota Twins

Twins

24W-20L

Minnesota Twins

May 18, 2024

06:10PM EST

Odds: 7.5 o/u

Guardians

28W-17L

Cleveland Guardians
Cleveland Guardians

Get ready to dive into the heart of the American League action as the Minnesota Twins, sporting a respectable 24-20 record, roll into Progressive Field to challenge the top-dog Cleveland Guardians, who are sitting pretty at 28-17. The first pitch is slated for a 06:10 PM EST showdown in Cleveland, where the air is thick with anticipation (and a bit of mist, too). With the Twins looking to close a 3.5-game gap and the Guardians aiming to fortify their lead, the stakes are as high as the humidity. Betting lines are buzzing, setting the stage with the Twins slightly favored, but with an over/under at 7.5, expect every swing to count. Fresh off a nail-biter where the Guardians edged out the Twins just yesterday, both squads are itching to prove their mettle. So, as the winds whip from the north, will the Twins twirl towards victory, or will the Guardians continue to guard their turf? Let’s find out if Minnesota can twin this one or if Cleveland keeps guarding their streak!

Game Breakdown

Game Time: May 18, 2024 06:10PM EST
Location: Progressive Field, Cleveland
Weather: Mist with winds from the NNE at 8.1 mph. Temperature is at 66.0° with 84% humidity.

Vegas Odds

MIN ML CLE ML Over/Under Line
Open -118 -102 7.5 -1.5/1.5
Recent -124 +104 7.0 -1.5/1.5
Difference -6 +206 -0.5

Team Performance

min Team Logo
LAST 10
4W-6L
AWAY
116W-146L

55.4% Win Probability

cle Team Logo
LAST 10
5W-5L
HOME
139W-117L

44.6% Win Probability

Previous Matchups

Date Runs O/U O/U DIFF ATS
04/04/24 Cleveland Guardians CLE 4 Under -1.5
Minnesota Twins MIN 2
04/06/24 Cleveland Guardians CLE 3 Under -3.5
Minnesota Twins MIN 1
05/17/24 Minnesota Twins MIN 2 Under -2.5
Cleveland Guardians CLE 3
05/05/23 Minnesota Twins MIN 2 Under -5.5
Cleveland Guardians CLE 0
05/06/23 Minnesota Twins MIN 3 Under -0.5
Cleveland Guardians CLE 4
05/07/23 Minnesota Twins MIN 0 Under -5.5
Cleveland Guardians CLE 2
06/01/23 Cleveland Guardians CLE 6 Over +5.5
Minnesota Twins MIN 7
06/02/23 Cleveland Guardians CLE 0 Under -6.5
Minnesota Twins MIN 1
06/03/23 Cleveland Guardians CLE 4 Under -1.5
Minnesota Twins MIN 2
06/04/23 Cleveland Guardians CLE 2 Under -4.5
Minnesota Twins MIN 1
08/28/23 Cleveland Guardians CLE 6 Over +8.5
Minnesota Twins MIN 10
08/29/23 Cleveland Guardians CLE 4 Under -1.5
Minnesota Twins MIN 2
08/30/23 Cleveland Guardians CLE 5 Under -0.5
Minnesota Twins MIN 2
09/04/23 Minnesota Twins MIN 20 Over +18.5
Cleveland Guardians CLE 6
09/05/23 Minnesota Twins MIN 8 Over +3.5
Cleveland Guardians CLE 3
09/06/23 Minnesota Twins MIN 1 Under -4.5
Cleveland Guardians CLE 2

Twins Vs Over/Under

Guardians Vs Over/Under

Bailey Ober
Bailey Ober
ERA 3.767 | IP 43.0 | 4.0W-1.0L | KO 45.0
Date Matchup Result IP Hits Runs KO Over
05-12-24 @TOR 5-1W 6.3 1 0 10 Under
05-07-24 vsSEA 10-6L 5.0 3 2 7 Over
05-01-24 @CWS 10-5W 6.0 6 4 3 Over
04-26-24 @LAA 5-3W 7.3 3 2 8 Over
04-20-24 vsDET 3-4W 6.0 2 1 6 Push
04-14-24 @DET 3-4L 6.0 3 0 3 Push
04-08-24 vsLAD 4-2L 5.0 3 1 7 Under
03-31-24 @KC 0-11L 1.3 9 8 1 Over
10-01-23 @COL 2-3L 6.7 2 1 9 Under
09-26-23 vsOAK 3-11W 5.0 2 0 8 Over
Logan Allen
Logan Allen
ERA 5.559 | IP 45.3 | 4.0W-2.0L | KO 36.0
Date Matchup Result IP Hits Runs KO Over
05-12-24 @CWS 7-0W 6.0 6 0 3 Push
05-07-24 vsDET 11-7L 2.3 7 7 2 Over
05-02-24 @HOU 2-8L 5.7 7 3 5 Over
04-26-24 @ATL 2-6L 4.7 5 4 5 Over
04-20-24 vsOAK 3-6W 5.3 5 3 4 Over
04-14-24 vsNYY 7-8W 5.7 6 4 4 Over
04-09-24 vsCWS 7-5L 4.0 7 5 4 Over
04-03-24 @SEA 8-0W 6.7 4 0 6 Over
03-29-24 @OAK 6-4W 5.0 6 3 3 Over
09-19-23 @KC 6-7L 3.0 8 4 1 Over

Twins Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Hits HR O/U
05/19 vs CLE 2-3L 4 1 Under
05/18 @ NYY 0-5L 3 0 Under
05/17 @ NYY 0-4L 4 0 Under
05/16 @ NYY 1-5L 7 1 Under
05/14 vs TOR 5-1W 6 1 Under
05/13 vs TOR 8-10L 13 2 Over
05/12 vs TOR 3-2W 7 1 Under
05/11 @ SEA 11-1W 11 2 Over
05/10 @ SEA 6-3W 7 3 Over
05/09 @ SEA 6-10L 9 1 Over
05/08 @ SEA 3-1W 5 0 Under
05/07 @ BOS 2-9L 9 1 Over
05/06 @ BOS 3-1W 8 1 Under
05/05 @ BOS 5-2W 8 0 Push
05/03 vs CWS 10-5W 12 1 Over

Guardians Recent Games

Date vsOpp Result Hits HR O/U
05/19 @ MIN 3-2W 7 2 Under
05/17 vs TEX 0-4L 6 0 Under
05/16 vs TEX 7-4W 7 1 Over
05/15 vs TEX 6-0W 8 0 Under
05/14 vs CWS 7-0W 5 2 Push
05/13 vs CWS 1-3L 4 1 Under
05/12 vs CWS 3-6L 8 2 Over
05/11 vs CWS 2-3L 9 2 Under
05/10 @ DET 5-4W 5 1 Over
05/09 @ DET 7-11L 8 1 Over
05/08 @ DET 2-1W 7 1 Under
05/07 @ LAA 4-1W 5 2 Under
05/06 @ LAA 7-1W 6 3 Over
05/05 @ LAA 0-6L 6 0 Under
05/04 vs HOU 2-8L 7 0 Over

Team’s Batting Order

Twins Notable Injuries

  • Byron Buxton OUT (OF): Avg: 0.25 SLG:0.391 Last game: 05/03/24. Impact: 2.9

Guardians Notable Injuries

  • No notable injuries for players that have played at least once in the last four weeks.
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