Baseball odds preview - Minnesota vs. Cleveland
Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Indians Odds
The Minnesota Twins will look to grab a road win when they take on the Indians in Cleveland at Progressive Field on Saturday in baseball odds action.
The Indians will turn to Scott Kazmir and his 0-1 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Twins send Kevin Correia (3-1) to the hill.
Cleveland was a -105 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 8.5.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 9-rated Indians and the league No. 11-ranked Twins, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Cleveland owns the No. 2 ranking for hits in the American League at 9.6 per game. By contrast, the Twins are rated No. 13 in the same category at 8.1 per game.
Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the American League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Cleveland, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.
Minnesota was a 7-6 loser in its last match on the road against the Indians. They lost as +138 underdogs, while the total score of 13 made winners of OVER bettors. Minnesota lost in extra innings against the Indians on Friday as Cleveland edged them 7-6 at Progressive Field.
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 3-7
After a win are 7-3
A few Twins at Indians trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Minnesota's last 14 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Minnesota is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games on the road
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Cleveland's last 14 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Cleveland's last 16 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota at Cleveland, Sunday, May 5