Francisco Liriano faces Jo-Jo Reyes in MLB odds action
Baltimore Orioles vs Minnesota Twins Odds
The Minnesota Twins look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Orioles arrive at Target Field on Thursday.
Minnesota sends Francisco Liriano out against Jo-Jo Reyes for the Orioles in this game. Liriano is 9-9 with a 4.85 ERA on the season, while Reyes is 6-10 on the year and has a 5.47 ERA.
If you're going with the Twins in this one, they're listed as moneyline favorites of -171 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.
The Twins sit at No. 14 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Orioles sit at an American League No. 11 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 13 ranked American League offense (3.8 runs per game) against a Orioles defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 14 in the American League at 5.3 runs allowed per game. The Twins have been averaging 8.4 hits per game, less than the Orioles have managed so far this season (8.9 hits on average).
Minnesota owns the American League's No. 13 defense, allowing 4.9 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Baltimore's American League No. 14-rated defense.
Baltimore was a 6-1 winner in its last match on the road against the Twins. They won as +123 underdogs, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors. Baltimore looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Twins, a 6-1 final on Wednesday in support of Jeremy Guthrie at Target Field.
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 1-9
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Orioles at Twins trends to consider:
Baltimore is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Baltimore is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Baltimore's last 21 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing at home against Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Minnesota's last 15 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Minnesota's last 21 games when playing Baltimore
Minnesota is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Baltimore home to NY Yankees, Friday, August 26
Minnesota home to Detroit, Friday, August 26