Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins in MLB odds

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Aug 6, 7:05 PM | GrassProgressive Field

Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Indians Odds

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A key battle on the MLB odds menu sees visiting Minnesota duelling Cleveland on Monday at Progressive Field.

Scott Diamond gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Twins on this day; he's 9-5 on the season. The Indians, meanwhile, will counter with Zach McAllister, who will be looking to improve on his 4-3 mark.

View Minnesota vs Cleveland Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Cleveland opened as -125 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:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Indians at No. 12 in the American League and the Twins at No. 13 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Cleveland owns the No. 10 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.6 per game. By contrast, the Twins are rated No. 6 in the same category at 9.1 per game.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Cleveland has the American League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Twins own the American League's No. 14 mark in runs allowed.

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Red Sox on August 5. Bettors who backed the Red Sox at -205 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Twins endured a 6-4 loss at the hands of the Red Sox on Sunday, with Nick Blackburn throwing 5 innings of 9-hit ball at Fenway Park.

Cleveland was a 10-8 loser in its last match on the road against the Tigers. They lost as +190 underdogs, while the total score of 18 made winners of OVER bettors. Cleveland lost a tight one on Sunday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 10-8 score against Detroit at Comerica Park.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

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 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Minnesota is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games

Next up:
Minnesota at Cleveland, Tuesday, August 7

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