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Jason Vargas vs Michael Pelfrey matchup featured in MLB action

Los Angeles AngelsMinnesota Twins
April 16, 8:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Los Angeles Angels vs Minnesota Twins Odds

4-9TEAM RECORD5-7

Los Angeles pays a visit to Minnesota on Tuesday, hoping to shut down the Twins bats in baseball action at Target Field.

It's a pitching duel between Michael Pelfrey for the Twins (1-1 on the year) and Jason Vargas for Los Angeles (0-1 so far).

View LA Angels vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Minnesota was a +120 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 8.

Power Rankings:
The Twins sit at No. 13 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Angels sit at an American League No. 9 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Minnesota owns the No. 13 ranking for hits in the American League at 7.6 per game. By contrast, the Angels are rated No. 3 in the same category at 9.3 per game.

Minnesota owns the American League's No. 11 defense, allowing 5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Los Angeles' American League No. 14-rated defense.

Last time out for Los Angeles, they were an 8-2 loser as they battled the Twins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +120 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Angels endured an 8-2 loss at the hands of the Twins on Monday, with Joe Blanton throwing 4 2/3 innings of 9-hit ball at Target Field.

Los Angeles Angels Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 3-7
After playing LA Angels are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Angels at Twins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Angels' last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of LA Angels' last 9 games
LA Angels are 5-2 SU in their last 7 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 11 of LA Angels' last 16 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Minnesota's last 16 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against LA Angels
Minnesota is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games at home
Minnesota is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing LA Angels

Next up:
LA Angels at Minnesota, Wednesday, April 17

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