Baseball odds preview - Minnesota vs. Milwaukee
Minnesota Twins vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds
Milwaukee's pitching staff and batting order hope to create an unwelcoming environment in interleague play on Monday when the Minnesota Twins pay a visit to Miller Park.
It's a pitching duel between Wily Peralta for the Brewers (3-5 on the year) and Kevin Correia for Minnesota (4-4 so far).
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Brewers as -131 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.
The Brewers - Twins odds would favor the Brewers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Milwaukee is rated No. 10 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Minnesota is at No. 15 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Milwaukee has the National League's No. 9-rated offensive output, at 8.8 hits per game. The Twins average 8.3 hits per game, good for No. 13 on the American League list.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Milwaukee has the National League's No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Twins own the American League's No. 13 mark in runs allowed.
The Twins were a 6-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -260 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Twins endured a 6-1 loss at the hands of the Tigers on Sunday, with Mike Pelfrey throwing 5 2/3 innings of 5-hit ball at Comerica Park.
The Brewers were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Pirates. That made winners of bettors who got Pittsburgh at +125 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. The Brewers endured a 5-4 loss at the hands of the Pirates on Sunday, with Yovani Gallardo throwing 4 innings of 5-hit ball at Miller Park.
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Pittsburgh are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
A few Twins at Brewers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games when playing Milwaukee
Minnesota is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games when playing Milwaukee
Minnesota is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Milwaukee
Minnesota is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Milwaukee is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 7 games at home
Milwaukee is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota at Milwaukee, Tuesday, May 28