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 Wednesday in baseball odds action.
Brian Duensing gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Twins on this day; he's 1-4 on the season. The Indians, meanwhile, will counter with Justin Masterson, who will be looking to improve on his 7-10 mark.
The Indians were listed as -140 moneyline favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 9 earlier on Monday.
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Indians rated this week at No. 13 and the Twins sitting at No. 12.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Twins rank No. 6 in the American League at 9.1 hits per game. That compares with Cleveland’s No. 9 ranking in that category.
Minnesota brings the American League's No. 13-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Indians' league No. 14-ranked defense.
Minnesota won its last outing, a 7-5 result against the Indians on August 7. Bettors who backed the Twins at -101 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Twins enjoyed a 7-5 victory at the expense of the Indians on Tuesday, with Samuel Deduno throwing 4 innings of 5-hit ball at Progressive Field.
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 8-2
After a win are 6-4
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 3-7
After a loss are 0-10
A few Twins at Indians trends to consider:
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Minnesota's last 9 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Cleveland
Minnesota is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Cleveland's last 9 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games
Cleveland is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
Minnesota home to Tampa Bay, Friday, August 10
Cleveland home to Boston, Thursday, August 9