Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins Betting Preview
Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Indians Odds
Progressive Field hosts an MLB battle between the Cleveland Indians and the visiting Minnesota Twins on Sunday.
The match puts starter Michael Pelfrey for the Twins on the hill facing Carlos Carrasco for the Indians. Pelfrey brings a 3-6 mark to the game, while Carrasco is 0-2 to date on the season.
Bettors looking to back visiting Minnesota before the first pitch in this match found them as +-127-moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the total of 9.5 earlier at TopBet.
The Indians sit at No. 7 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Twins sit at an American League No. 14 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Twins rank No. 11 in the American League at 8.5 hits per game. That compares with Cleveland’s No. 9 ranking in that category.
Cleveland owns the American League's No. 9 defense, allowing 4.4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's American League No. 10-rated defense.
Minnesota lost its last outing, an 8-7 result against the Indians on June 22. Bettors who backed the Indians at -145 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (15) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Minnesota didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 8-7 to Cleveland on Saturday at Progressive Field.
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Miami are 7-1
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Baltimore are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Twins at Indians trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Minnesota's last 18 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Cleveland
Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Minnesota at Miami, Tuesday, June 25
Cleveland at Baltimore, Monday, June 24