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Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Betting Odds Preview and Pick

Detroit Tigers

vs

Minnesota Twins
Saturday, August 23, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Target Field

The Minnesota Twins will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Detroit Tigers pay a visit to Target Field.

Minnesota hands the ball to starter Trevor May in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-2 mark on the year. Detroit counters with Justin Verlander, who will try to quiet the fans and the Twins bats at the same time.

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Computer Prediction: Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 4.7-4.2 victory for the Tigers. 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

Minnesota (57-70) will face the 68-58 Tigers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Detroit injuries news.

The Minnesota Twins sit at No. 16 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Detroit Tigers sit at No. 20 on the same chart.

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How Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Stats Matchup

At the plate, Minnesota owns the No. 18 ranking for hits at 8.54 per game. By contrast, the Detroit Tigers are rated No. 2 in the same category at 9.41 per game.

Defensively, Detroit features the No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.03 runs per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 9 at home, scoring 4.37 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Detroit was a 20-6 loser on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Minnesota at -105 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (26) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Detroit was scored on plenty on Friday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 20-6 loss to Minnesota.

Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Betting Odds Trends

Detroit is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games
Detroit is 2-6-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Detroit is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games
Minnesota is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Minnesota is 2-3-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Minnesota, Sunday, August 24th