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Sep 25, 8:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

New York Yankees vs Minnesota Twins Odds

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The Minnesota Twins look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Yankees arrive at Target Field on Tuesday.

The Twins will rely on Esmerling Vasquez to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Philip Hughes will be his counterpart for the Yankees. Esmerling Vasquez is 0-2 this season, and Philip Hughes is 16-12.

View NY Yankees vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Twins in this one will find them as +170 underdogs on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 9.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 12-ranked Twins and the American League No. 1-rated Yankees in this matchup.


How They Match Up:
On offense, it's a battle between Minnesota and its American League No. 8-rated batting order, averaging 4.4 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 2 lineup of the Yankees at 4.8 runs per outing.

Comparing defensive stats, New York owns the American League's No. 6-rated road mark, allowing 4.2 runs per game on the highway. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.

In their last action, New York was a 6-3 winner on the road against the Twins. Bettors on New York at -170 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Yankees enjoyed a 6-3 victory at the expense of the Twins on Monday, with Andy Pettitte throwing 6 innings of 7-hit ball at Target Field.

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Yankees at Twins trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games
NY Yankees are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games on the road
NY Yankees are 19-6 SU in their last 25 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota is 6-19 SU in their last 25 games when playing NY Yankees
Minnesota is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
Minnesota is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against NY Yankees

Next up:
NY Yankees at Minnesota, Wednesday, September 26