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Detroit Tigers

vs

Minnesota Twins
Monday, September 15, 2014 8:10 PM ET
Target Field

The Minnesota Twins host Detroit on Monday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 63-86 mark against the 83-66 Tigers in MLB betting odds action at Target Field.

It's a pitching duel between Anthony Swarzak for the Minnesota Twins (3-1 on the year) and Max Scherzer for Detroit Tigers (16-5 so far).

Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as 5Dimes had set the Minnesota Twins as 161 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 7.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.6-4.2 win for the Tigers on Monday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 5.6-4.2 result in favor of the Tigers today. 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

63-86 Minnesota battles the Tigers, currently with a 83-66 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Detroit injuries news.

The Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers odds would favor the Tigers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Minnesota is rated No. 30 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Detroit is at No. 8.

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How Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Stats Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota Twins No. 6-rated offense, averaging 4.38 runs per game, against a Detroit Tigers defense that ranks No. 22 at 4.35 in runs allowed per game. The Minnesota Twins have averaged 8.64 hits per game so far, less than Detroit Tigers batters have averaged on the year (9.62 hits per game).

Detroit brings the No. 22-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Twins's No. 28-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit won its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Indians on September 14. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -141 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Detroit rolled to a 6-4 win against Cleveland on Sunday, as Justin Verlander and the Tigers' bats led the team to victory at Comerica Park.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 6-4 winner on the road against the White Sox. Bettors on Minnesota at +110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Minnesota hopes solid pitching and defense that led to their last victory - a 10-strikeout performance from Trevor May - will prevail again after their 6-4 victory against Chicago at U.S. Cellular Field.

Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Betting Odds Trends

Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games
Detroit is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Minnesota's last 14 games
Minnesota is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Minnesota's last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Minnesota, Tuesday, September 16th

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