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Aug 28, 2:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Odds

73-59TEAM RECORD55-77

The Minnesota Twins host Detroit on Sunday, looking to build on their 55-77 mark against the 73-59 Tigers in MLB betting action at Target Field.

The Twins will turn to Brian Duensing and his 8-13 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Tigers send Brad Penny (9-9) to the hill.

View Detroit vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Tigers were listed as 105 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 9.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Twins - Tigers odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Minnesota is rated No. 14 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Detroit is at No. 10 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Tigers rank No. 5 in the American League at 9.2 hits per game. That compares with Minnesota’s No. 11 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Minnesota has the American League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Tigers own the American League's No. 10 mark in runs allowed.

The Tigers were a 6-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Twins. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -210 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Detroit rolled to a 6-4 win against Minnesota on Saturday, as Justin Verlander and the Tigers' bats led the team to victory at Target Field.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Kansas City are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 7-3

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few Tigers at Twins trends to consider:
Detroit is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Detroit is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Detroit is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Minnesota's last 18 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games when playing at home against Detroit
Minnesota is 3-15 SU in its last 18 games when playing Detroit
Minnesota is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Detroit

Next up:
Detroit home to Kansas City, Monday, August 29
Minnesota at Chi White Sox, Monday, August 29

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