Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins in MLB odds
Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Indians Odds
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.
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.
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.
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
Minnesota at Cleveland, Tuesday, August 7