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May 21, 10:10 PM | GrassChase Field

Minnesota Twins vs Arizona Diamondbacks Odds

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Minnesota travels to Arizona for inter-league play on Saturday, hoping to secure a victory over the Diamondbacks.

Scott Baker, with a record of 2-3 on the season, gets the ball for the Twins, while the Diamondbacks trot Micah Owings to the mound in this one. He is 0-0 so far in 2011.

View Minnesota vs Arizona Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Diamondbacks in this one will find them as -125 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 9 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 14-rated Twins taking on the National League's No. 14-rated Diamondbacks in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Arizona has the National League's No. 4-rated offensive output, at 8.3 hits per game. The Twins average 7.9 hits per game, good for No. 13 on the American League list.

Minnesota brings the American League's No. 14-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Diamondbacks' league No. 13-ranked defense.

The Twins were an 8-7 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Diamondbacks. That made winners of bettors who got Arizona at -160 on the moneyline, while the total score (15) was good news for OVER bettors. The Twins endured an 8-7 loss at the hands of the Diamondbacks on Friday, with Brian Duensing throwing 6 innings of 7-hit ball at Chase Field.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Arizona are 9-1
After playing Arizona are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

Arizona Diamondbacks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Twins at Diamondbacks trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing on the road against Arizona
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Minnesota's last 12 games when playing Arizona
Arizona is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Arizona is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Arizona's last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Arizona's last 7 games

Next up:
Minnesota at Arizona, Sunday, May 22

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