Baseball odds preview - Minnesota vs. New York

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April 17, 7:05 PM | GrassYankee Stadium

Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees Odds

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The visiting Twins hope for a solid performance on Tuesday as they look to steal a win at Yankee Stadium against the New York Yankees.

CC Sabathia gets the call for the New York Yankees and he will try to build on a 0-0 mark. In the other dugout, Francisco Liriano brings a 0-1 ledger to the game for the Twins as he tries to quiet the Yankees bats.

View Minnesota vs NY Yankees Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
New York opened as -230 moneyline favorites in this baseball match, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers settle on an opening over under number of 8.5.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 6-rated Yankees and the league No. 12-ranked Twins, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, New York owns the No. 8 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.9 per game. By contrast, the Twins are rated No. 5 in the same category at 9.1 per game.

Defensively, Minnesota features the American League's No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. New York, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the American League at home, scoring 5 runs per game.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 7-3 winner as they battled the Yankees on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +180 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Yankees, a 7-3 final on Monday in support of Carl Pavano at Yankee Stadium.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Twins at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
Minnesota is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games
Minnesota is 5-20 SU in their last 25 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees are 16-3 SU in their last 19 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 6 games at home
NY Yankees are 20-5 SU in their last 25 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of NY Yankees' last 8 games

Next up:
Minnesota at NY Yankees, Wednesday, April 18

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