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Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins Odds
The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Minnesota and Tampa Bay on Friday, with the host Twins trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.
Chris Archer gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Rays on this day; he's 8-7 on the season. The Twins, meanwhile, will counter with Kevin Correia, who will be looking to improve on his 9-11 mark.
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Rays listed as favorites of 152 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 7.5, check for updates at 5Dimes.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 7-rated Rays taking on the American League's No. 15-rated Twins in this contest.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Rays rank No. 7 in the American League at 8.7 hits per game. That compares with Minnesota’s No. 13 ranking in that category.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Minnesota has the American League's No. 12-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rays own the American League's No. 5 mark in runs allowed.
The Rays were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -106 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. Tampa Bay got the job done in their last match in a 4-3 victory over Boston on Thursday at Tropicana Field behind starter Jeremy Hellickson.
The Twins were an 8-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -182 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. The Twins were saddled with a loss last time out in Scott Diamond's start, as they lost 8-2 against Oakland on Thursday at Target Field.
Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 9-1
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 1-9
After playing Oakland are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
A few Rays at Twins trends to consider:
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Tampa Bay is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Tampa Bay is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Minnesota's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
Minnesota is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
Tampa Bay at Minnesota, Saturday, September 14