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May 24, 7:08 PM | GrassComerica Park

Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Odds

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Minnesota pays a visit to Detroit on Friday, hoping to shut down the Tigers bats in baseball action at Comerica Park.

Samuel Deduno, with a record of 0-0 on the season, gets the ball for the Twins, while the Tigers trot Anibal Sanchez to the mound in this one. He is 4-4 so far in 2013.

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Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Detroit sat as -240 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 9, according to 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 15-rated Twins taking on the American League's No. 1-rated Tigers in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Twins rank No. 9 in the American League at 8.5 hits per game. That compares with Detroit’s No. 1 ranking in that category.

Defensively, Minnesota features the American League's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.8 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 1 in the American League at home, scoring 6.2 runs per game.

The Twins were a 7-6 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -165 on the moneyline, while the total score (13) was good news for OVER bettors. Minnesota didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-6 to Detroit on Thursday at Comerica Park.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 1-9
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Twins at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Detroit's last 22 games at home
Detroit is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next up:
Minnesota at Detroit, Saturday, May 25

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