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Minnesota Twins Starter Ricky Nolasco Out to Silence Cleveland Indians Bats in MLB Contest

Cleveland Indians

vs

Minnesota Twins
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Target Field

The Minnesota Twins will look to improve on a 55-69 record when they take on the Cleveland Indians, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Wednesday.

Cleveland puts its faith in starter T.J. House to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 1-3. Getting the ball for the Minnesota Twins is Ricky Nolasco, who owns a 5-8 record on the season with a 5.99 ERA.

Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Cleveland Indians before the first pitch in this match found them as -121-moneyline favorites earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 8.5 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins Pick

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Indians to win this game 4.5-4. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

55-69 Minnesota battles the Indians, currently with a 63-61 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Cleveland injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 16 (Minnesota Twins) and the No. 6 (Cleveland Indians) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Minnesota has baseball's No. 11-rated offensive output, at 8.47 hits per game. The Cleveland Indians average 8.73 hits per game, good for No. 10 on the list.

Minnesota owns the No. 25 defense, allowing 4.23 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cleveland's No. 18-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cleveland won its last outing, a 7-5 result against the Twins on August 19. Bettors who backed the Indians at -110 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Cleveland got the job done in their last match in a 7-5 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday at Target Field behind starter Trevor Bauer.

Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins Betting Odds Trends

Cleveland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cleveland's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 9 games on the road
Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Minnesota, Thursday, August 21st

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