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Cubs open as moneyline underdog vs Twins

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June 10, 2:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Chicago Cubs vs Minnesota Twins Odds

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Baseball betting stays focused on inter-league play on Sunday as the Cubs of Chicago swing away against the Twins of Minnesota.

It's a pitching duel between Francisco Liriano for the Twins (1-6 on the year) and Ryan Dempster for Chicago (1-3 so far).

View Chi Cubs vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Twins in this one will find them as -110 favorites on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 8 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 14 (Twins) and the No. 14 (Cubs) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Minnesota owns the No. 10 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.5 per game. By contrast, the Cubs are rated No. 10 in the same category at 8.4 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Chicago owns the National League's No. 13-rated road mark, allowing 4.9 runs per game on the highway. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 8 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Chicago was a 11-3 loser on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Minnesota at -142 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (14) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Cubs were saddled with a loss last time out in Jeff Samardzija's start, as they lost 11-3 against Minnesota on Saturday at Target Field.

Chicago Cubs Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-5
After playing Chi Cubs are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Cubs at Twins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chi Cubs' last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Chi Cubs are 1-7 SU in their last 8 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Chi Cubs
Minnesota is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games when playing Chi Cubs
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Chi Cubs home to Detroit, Tuesday, June 12
Minnesota home to Philadelphia, Tuesday, June 12

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