Milwaukee Brewers vs Minnesota Twins Preview
Minnesota Twins vs Milwaukee Brewers Odds
The Brewers will be trying to slam their rivalsl from the other league on Friday, as the Minnesota Twins visit in inter-league play at Miller Park.
Minnesota puts its faith in starter Scott Baker to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 5-4. Getting the ball for the Brewers is Randy Wolf, who owns a 5-4 record on the season with a 3.15 ERA.
Baseball odds makers opened the Brewers as -155 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 8.
It's a baseball betting matchup between the National League No. 2-rated Brewers and the league No. 14-ranked Twins, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Milwaukee's National League No. 5-ranked scoring average of 4.3 runs per game, against a Twins offense rated No. 11 and scoring 3.8 runs per game in the league. The Brewers have averaged 8.5 hits per game to date this season, more than the Twins hitters have managed (8.3 per nine innings).
Minnesota brings the American League's No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Brewers' league No. 7-ranked defense.
The Twins were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Giants. That made winners of bettors who got San Francisco at -161 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Twins endured a 2-1 loss at the hands of the Giants on Thursday, with Brian Duensing throwing 6 2/3 innings of 6-hit ball at AT&T Park.
Last time out for Milwaukee, they were a 6-3 loser as they battled the Rays at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -113 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Milwaukee didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 6-3 to Tampa Bay on Wednesday at Miller Park.
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After playing San Francisco are 3-5
After a loss are 5-5
Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Tampa Bay are 2-3
After a loss are 7-3
A few Twins at Brewers trends to consider:
Minnesota is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
Minnesota is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Milwaukee is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Milwaukee's last 9 games
Milwaukee is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games at home
Minnesota at Milwaukee, Saturday, June 25