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Detroit Tigers take on the Minnesota Twins with Odds and Betting Pick

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Detroit Tigers dueling the Minnesota Twins on Friday at Target Field.

The Minnesota Twins will rely on Ervin Santana to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Anibal Sanchez will be his counterpart for the Detroit Tigers. Ervin Santana is 11-6 this season, and Anibal Sanchez is 1-0.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -130 for the Minnesota Twins in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 9.5 at 5Dimes.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.6-3.4 result in favor of 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Minnesota (48-46) will face the 43-51 Tigers in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Detroit injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 23-ranked Minnesota Twins and the No. 16-rated Detroit Tigers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota Twins No. 20-rated offense, averaging 4.55 runs per game, against a Detroit Tigers defense that ranks No. 24 at 5.09 in runs allowed per game. The Minnesota Twins have averaged 8.61 hits per game so far, less than Detroit Tigers batters have averaged on the year (8.84 hits per game).

Minnesota owns the No. 27 defense, allowing 4.55 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's No. 24-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit was scored on plenty on Thursday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 16-4 loss to Kansas City.

The Twins enjoyed a 6-1 victory at the expense of the Yankees on Wednesday, with Jose Berrios throwing 6.2 innings of 6-hit ball at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Detroit is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home
  • Minnesota is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games when playing Detroit
  • Minnesota is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Detroit

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Minnesota, Saturday, July 22nd

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