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Houston Astros visit Minnesota Twins in MLB Betting Odds Clash

Houston Astros

vs

Minnesota Twins
Saturday, June 07, 2014 2:10 PM ET
Target Field

The Minnesota Twins get a visit from the Houston Astros in MLB baseball betting action on Saturday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The Minnesota Twins will rely on Kyle Gibson to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Scott Feldman will be his counterpart for the Houston Astros. Kyle Gibson is 4-5 this season, and Scott Feldman is 3-3.

Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins Opening Odds and Betting Line

Minnesota was a -122 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.5.

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Computer Prediction: Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 3.9-3.7 victory for the Twins. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Twins sport a record of 28-31 heading into this matchup, while the Houston Astros sit at 27-35 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Houston injuries news.

The Minnesota Twins sit at No. 22 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Houston Astros sit at No. 4 on the same chart.

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How Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins Stats Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Minnesota Twins No. 12-ranked scoring average of 4.29 runs per game, against a Houston Astros offense rated No. 25 and scoring 3.81 runs per game. The Twins have averaged 8.41 hits per game to date this season, more than the Astros hitters have managed (7.92 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Houston owns the No. 10-rated road mark, allowing 3.87 runs per game on the highway. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 10 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Astros were a 5-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Twins. That made winners of bettors who got Houston at +106 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors. The Astros grabbed a win last time out, defeating Philip Hughes and the Twins 5-4 on Friday at Target Field.

Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins Betting Odds Trends

Houston is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Minnesota, Sunday, June 8th

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