Indians face Minnesota Twins: MLB odds preview and stats

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July 20, 7:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins Odds

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Baseball bettors look for value at Target Field on Saturday as host Minnesota battles the Cleveland Indians in baseball odds action.

Corey Kluber gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Indians on this day; he's 6-5 on the season. The Twins, meanwhile, will counter with Kevin Correia, who will be looking to improve on his 6-6 mark.

View Cleveland vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Twins in this matchup found them as +112 underdogs on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 9 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the American League No. 14-ranked Twins and the American League No. 7-rated Indians in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Minnesota's American League No. 10-ranked scoring average of 4.1 runs per game, against a Indians offense rated No. 4 and scoring 4.8 runs per game in the league. The Twins have averaged 8.4 hits per game to date this season, less than the Indians hitters have managed (8.6 per nine innings).

Defensively, Cleveland features the American League's No. 14-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.9 runs per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the American League at home, scoring 4.5 runs per game.

Cleveland lost its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Twins on July 19. Bettors who backed the Twins at +112 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Indians were saddled with a loss last time out in Scott Kazmir's start, as they lost 3-2 against Minnesota on Friday at Target Field.

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 8-2
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 3-7
After a win are 4-6

A few Indians at Twins trends to consider:
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 9 games on the road
Minnesota is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Minnesota is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games when playing Cleveland

Next up:
Cleveland at Minnesota, Sunday, July 21

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