Saturday's game between the Minnesota Twins (67-62) and Texas Rangers (72-56) squaring off at Target Field has a projected final score of 5-4 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of the Twins, so it should be a competitive matchup. The game will start at 7:15 PM ET on August 26.

This contest's pitching matchup is set, as the Rangers will send Max Scherzer (12-5) to the mound, while Joe Ryan (9-8) will get the nod for the Twins.

Rangers vs. Twins Game Info & Odds

  • When: Saturday, August 26, 2023 at 7:15 PM ET
  • Where: Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • How to Watch on TV: FOX
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo!

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Rangers vs. Twins Score Prediction

Our prediction for this game is Twins 5, Rangers 4.

Total Prediction for Rangers vs. Twins

  • Total Prediction: Over 7.5 runs

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Rangers Performance Insights

  • The Rangers have played as the favorite in seven of their past 10 games and won two of those contests.
  • When it comes to hitting the over, Texas and its opponents are 6-4-0 in its last 10 games with a total.
  • There has not been a spread set for any of the Rangers' last 10 games.
  • This season, the Rangers have won 50 out of the 83 games, or 60.2%, in which they've been favored.
  • Texas has a record of 44-30, a 59.5% win rate, when favored by -120 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • The Rangers have a 54.5% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.
  • Texas has scored the second-most runs in the majors this season with 715.
  • The Rangers' 4.12 team ERA ranks 14th among all league pitching staffs.

Twins Performance Insights

  • Over their last 10 games, the Twins have been favored twice and split those games 1-1.
  • In its previous 10 matchups with a total posted by oddsmakers, Minnesota and its opponents are 6-4-0 when it comes to hitting the over.
  • Oddsmakers have yet to post a spread in any of the Twins' past 10 games.
  • The Twins have been underdogs in 40 games this season and have come away with the win 15 times (37.5%) in those contests.
  • Minnesota has a win-loss record of 12-17 when favored by +100 or worse by bookmakers this year.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies the Twins have a 50% chance of walking away with the win.
  • The offense for Minnesota is the No. 15 offense in MLB, scoring 4.5 runs per game (580 total runs).
  • Twins pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.91 ERA this year, seventh-best in baseball.

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Rangers Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
August 20 Brewers L 6-2 Max Scherzer vs Adrian Houser
August 21 @ Diamondbacks L 4-3 Jordan Montgomery vs Joe Mantiply
August 22 @ Diamondbacks L 6-3 Jon Gray vs Zac Gallen
August 24 @ Twins L 7-5 Andrew Heaney vs Pablo Lopez
August 25 @ Twins L 12-2 Dane Dunning vs Sonny Gray
August 26 @ Twins - Max Scherzer vs Joe Ryan
August 27 @ Twins - Jordan Montgomery vs Bailey Ober
August 28 @ Mets - Jon Gray vs Tylor Megill
August 29 @ Mets - Andrew Heaney vs José Quintana
August 30 @ Mets - Dane Dunning vs Kodai Senga
September 1 Twins - Max Scherzer vs TBA

Twins Schedule

Date Opponent Score Pitching Matchup
August 20 Pirates W 2-0 Dallas Keuchel vs Ryan Borucki
August 22 @ Brewers L 7-3 Bailey Ober vs Wade Miley
August 23 @ Brewers L 8-7 Kenta Maeda vs Corbin Burnes
August 24 Rangers W 7-5 Pablo Lopez vs Andrew Heaney
August 25 Rangers W 12-2 Sonny Gray vs Dane Dunning
August 26 Rangers - Joe Ryan vs Max Scherzer
August 27 Rangers - Bailey Ober vs Jordan Montgomery
August 28 Guardians - Kenta Maeda vs Xzavion Curry
August 29 Guardians - Pablo Lopez vs Gavin Williams
August 30 Guardians - Sonny Gray vs Tanner Bibee
September 1 @ Rangers - TBA vs Max Scherzer