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Minnesota sends Kyle Gibson vs Carlos Carrasco in Twins vs Indians game

Cleveland IndiansMinnesota Twins
Aug 14, 1:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins Odds

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Minnesota will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Cleveland Indians pay a visit to Target Field.

Carlos Carrasco gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Indians on this day; he's 0-4 on the season. The Twins, meanwhile, will counter with Kyle Gibson, who will be looking to improve on his 2-3 mark.

View Cleveland vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the MLB moneyline for this matchup, Minnesota sat as +105 underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada. The total was set at 8.5, according to 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 6-rated Indians taking on the American League's No. 14-rated Twins in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 12 ranked American League offense (4 runs per game) against a Indians defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 9 in the American League at 4.4 runs allowed per game. The Twins have been averaging 8.2 hits per game, less than the Indians have managed so far this season (8.6 hits on average).

Defensively, Cleveland features the American League's No. 11-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 in the American League at home, scoring 4.2 runs per game.

Cleveland won its last outing, a 5-2 result against the Twins on August 13. Bettors who backed the Indians at +113 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Indians grabbed a win last time out, defeating Samuel Deduno and the Twins 5-2 on Tuesday at Target Field.

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Oakland are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few Indians at Twins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Cleveland's last 11 games on the road
Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Cleveland at Oakland, Friday, August 16
Minnesota home to Chi White Sox, Thursday, August 15

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