Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds Analysis, Lines and Pick

Detroit Tigers

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Minnesota Twins
Friday, August 22, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Target Field

The Detroit Tigers will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Twins in Minnesota at Target Field on Friday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Detroit puts its faith in starter Robbie Ray to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 1-3. Getting the ball for the Minnesota Twins is Tom Milone, who owns a 6-4 record on the season with a 3.99 ERA.

Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Minnesota Twins were listed as 108 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 9 earlier at TopBet.

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Computer Prediction: Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4.7-4 win for the Tigers on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Twins bring a 56-70 record to the battle against the 68-57 Tigers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Detroit injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Minnesota Twins at No. 16 and the Detroit Tigers at No. 20 heading into this contest.

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How Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Stats Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota Twins No. 11-rated offense, averaging 4.19 runs per game, against a Detroit Tigers defense that ranks No. 20 at 4.23 in runs allowed per game. The Minnesota Twins have averaged 8.44 hits per game so far, less than Detroit Tigers batters have averaged on the year (9.37 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 3.78 runs per game on the highway. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 1-0 loser as they battled the Rays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -116 were rewarded, while the 1 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Tigers were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Tampa Bay staff and losing 1-0 to the Rays on Thursday at Tropicana Field.

The Twins were a 4-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at +125 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Minnesota got the job done in their last match in a 4-1 victory over Cleveland on Thursday at Target Field behind starter Philip Hughes.

Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Betting Odds Trends

Detroit is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Detroit's last 15 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 11 games when playing Minnesota
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 11 games when playing Detroit
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit

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