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Francisco Liriano faces Matt Harrison in MLB odds action

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June 12, 2:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Texas Rangers vs Minnesota Twins Odds

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The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Minnesota and Texas on Sunday, with the host Twins trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Texas puts its faith in starter Matt Harrison to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 5-5. Getting the ball for the Twins is Francisco Liriano, who owns a 3-6 record on the season with a 5.20 ERA.

View Texas vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Twins were listed as +110 moneyline underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark, while oddsmakers set the opening total around 8 earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Twins rated this week at No. 14 and the Rangers sitting at No. 1.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 12 ranked American League offense (3.8 runs per game) against a Rangers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 6 in the American League at 4.1 runs allowed per game. The Twins have been averaging 8.4 hits per game, less than the Rangers have managed so far this season (9.1 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Minnesota has the American League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rangers own the American League's No. 6 mark in runs allowed.

In their last action, Texas was an 8-1 loser on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Minnesota at +125 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Texas suffered an 8-1 loss against Minnesota on Saturday, as Colby Lewis wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Target Field.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 8-2
Before playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After playing Texas are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few Rangers at Twins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games
Texas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Texas
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing at home against Texas
Minnesota is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing at home against Texas
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Texas

Next up:
Texas at NY Yankees, Tuesday, June 14
Minnesota home to Chi White Sox, Tuesday, June 14

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