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July 6, 1:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins Odds

47-39TEAM RECORD38-46

Minnesota will look to improve on its 38-46 record when take on Tampa Bay, a key part of the MLB odds lineup on Wednesday.

It's a pitching duel between Francisco Liriano for the Twins (5-7 on the year) and Wade Davis for Tampa Bay (7-6 so far).

View Tampa Bay vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as +-125 moneyline underdogs in this one at most online sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark. The total opened at 8 for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The Twins sit at No. 14 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Rays sit at an American League No. 9 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Minnesota's No. 11-rated American League offense, averaging 3.8 runs per game, against a Rays defense that ranks No. 5 in the American League at 3.8 in runs allowed per game. The Twins have averaged 8.2 hits per game so far, almost the same as Rays batters have averaged on the year (8.2 hits per game).

Minnesota owns the American League's No. 12 defense, allowing 4.6 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Tampa Bay's American League No. 5-rated defense.

In their last action, Tampa Bay was a 3-2 loser on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Minnesota at +102 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Rays endured a 3-2 loss at the hands of the Twins on Tuesday, with James Shields throwing 6 innings of 6-hit ball at Target Field.

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 9-1
After playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After a win are 8-2

A few Rays at Twins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 9 games when playing Minnesota
Tampa Bay is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Tampa Bay is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games at home
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 9 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games at home

Next up:
Tampa Bay at NY Yankees, Thursday, July 7
Minnesota at Chi White Sox, Thursday, July 7

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