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April 7, 7:05 PM | GrassCamden Yards

Minnesota Twins vs Baltimore Orioles Odds


The Orioles get a visit from the Minnesota Twins in baseball action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Francisco Liriano gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Twins on this day; he's 0-0 on the season. The Orioles, meanwhile, will counter with Tommy Hunter, who will be looking to improve on his 0-0 mark.

View Minnesota vs Baltimore Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Twins were listed as +-120 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 9 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 11 (Orioles) and the No. 14 (Twins) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits Baltimore's No. 5-rated American League offense, averaging 4 runs per game, against a Twins defense that ranks No. 9 in the American League at 4 in runs allowed per game. The Orioles have averaged 6 hits per game so far, almost the same as Twins batters have averaged on the year (6 hits per game).

Baltimore owns the American League's No. 2 defense, allowing 2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's American League No. 9-rated defense.

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Orioles on April 6. Bettors who backed the Orioles at -118 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Twins were saddled with a loss last time out in Carl Pavano's start, as they lost 4-2 against Baltimore on Friday at Camden Yards.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Baltimore are 3-7
After playing Baltimore are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

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

A few Twins at Orioles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 12 games when playing on the road against Baltimore
Baltimore is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Baltimore is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
Baltimore is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games

Next up:
Minnesota at Baltimore, Sunday, April 8