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Sep 10, 4:10 PM | GrassComerica Park

Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Odds

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The Minnesota Twins will look to grab a road win when they take on the Tigers in Detroit at Comerica Park on Saturday in baseball odds action.

For the Tigers, Max Scherzer gets the ball, charged with keeping the Twins hitters off the base paths. He'll face Anthony Swarzak, 2-4 on the year.

View Minnesota vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-190 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 8.5 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Tigers sit at No. 9 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.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 4-rated American League offense, averaging 4.8 runs per game, against a Twins defense that ranks No. 13 in the American League at 4.9 in runs allowed per game. The Tigers have averaged 9.4 hits per game so far, more than Twins batters have averaged on the year (8.3 hits per game).

Detroit owns the American League's No. 10 defense, allowing 4.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's American League No. 13-rated defense.

Minnesota lost its last outing, an 8-4 result against the Tigers on September 9. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -165 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (12) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Twins endured an 8-4 loss at the hands of the Tigers on Friday, with Kevin Slowey throwing 4 innings of 7-hit ball at Comerica Park.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a win are 8-2

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

Next up:
Minnesota at Detroit, Sunday, September 11

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