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Kevin Correia faces Scott Diamond in MLB odds action

Minnesota TwinsPittsburgh Pirates
June 19, 7:05 PM | GrassPNC Park

Minnesota Twins vs Pittsburgh Pirates Odds

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The Pirates will be trying to slam their rivals from the other league on Tuesday, as the Minnesota Twins visit in inter-league play at PNC Park.

For the Pirates, Kevin Correia gets the ball, charged with keeping the Twins hitters off the base paths. He'll face Scott Diamond, 5-2 on the year.

View Minnesota vs Pittsburgh Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Pirates as -115 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 7.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
According to new MLB Power Rankings here, it's the National League No. 12-ranked Pirates and the American League No. 14-rated Twins in this matchup.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Pittsburgh has the National League's No. 15-rated offensive output, at 7.4 hits per game. The Twins average 8.8 hits per game, good for No. 6 on the American League list.

Minnesota brings the American League's No. 14-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Pirates' league No. 3-ranked defense.

Minnesota won its last outing, a 5-4 result against the Brewers on June 17. Bettors who backed the Twins at +135 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Minnesota won a close affair on Sunday in their last outing, defeating Milwaukee 5-4 in extra innings at Target Field.

In their last action, Pittsburgh was a 9-5 winner on the road against the Indians. Bettors on Pittsburgh at +122 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (14) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Pirates grabbed a win last time out, defeating Jeanmar Gomez and the Indians 9-5 on Sunday at Progressive Field.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Pittsburgh Pirates Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 3-7
After playing Cleveland are 6-4
After a win are 6-4

A few Twins at Pirates trends to consider:
Minnesota is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Pittsburgh
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing on the road against Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 17 of Pittsburgh's last 23 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Pittsburgh's last 13 games

Next up:
Minnesota at Pittsburgh, Wednesday, June 20

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