Detroit favored by -205 against Minnesota on Wednesday
Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Odds
The Detroit Tigers battle the visiting Minnesota Twins on Wednesday in MLB betting action at Comerica Park.
Scott Diamond gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Twins on this day; he's 1-2 on the season. The Tigers, meanwhile, will counter with Anibal Sanchez, who will be looking to improve on his 3-1 mark.
The Twins were listed as +-205 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 9 before betting started earlier on Monday over at Bovada.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 11-rated Twins taking on the American League's No. 1-rated Tigers in this contest.
How They Match Up:
At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 1 ranking for hits in the American League at 10.2 per game. By contrast, the Twins are rated No. 12 in the same category at 7.9 per game.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Detroit has the American League's No. 4-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Twins own the American League's No. 9 mark in runs allowed.
In their last action, Minnesota was a 6-1 loser on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Detroit at -240 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Minnesota suffered a 6-1 loss against Detroit on Tuesday, as Vance Worley wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Comerica Park.
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Houston are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few Twins at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 10 games at home
Minnesota at Cleveland, Friday, May 3
Detroit at Houston, Thursday, May 2