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Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox Betting Pick and Odds Preview

Minnesota Twins

vs

Boston Red Sox
Monday, June 16, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Fenway Park

The Boston Red Sox host Minnesota on Monday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 31-38 mark against the 32-35 Twins in MLB betting odds action at Fenway Park.

The Boston Red Sox will rely on Rubby De La Rosa to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Kevin Correia will be his counterpart for the Minnesota Twins. Rubby De La Rosa is 1-2 this season, and Kevin Correia is 3-7.

Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox Opening Odds and Betting Line

Those going with the Boston Red Sox in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -152 at Bovada for Monday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 9.5 at BetDSI.

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Computer Prediction: Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.1-4 win for the Red Sox. A 4.1-4 result in favor of the Red Sox is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Boston Red Sox sport a record of 31-38 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 32-35 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Minnesota injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 9 (Boston Red Sox) and the No. 14 (Minnesota Twins) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox Stats Matchup

The game also pits Boston Red Sox No. 21-rated offense, averaging 3.96 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins defense that ranks No. 26 at 4.67 in runs allowed per game. The Boston Red Sox have averaged 8.43 hits per game so far, less than Minnesota Twins batters have averaged on the year (8.51 hits per game).

Boston owns the No. 15 defense, allowing 3.96 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's No. 26-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -143 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. The Twins endured a 4-3 loss at the hands of the Tigers on Sunday, with Ricky Nolasco throwing 5 1/3 innings of 9-hit ball at Comerica Park.

The Red Sox were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Indians. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at -113 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors. Boston lost in extra innings against the Indians on Sunday as Cleveland edged them 3-2 at Fenway Park.

Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Trends

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Boston
Minnesota is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 7 games
Boston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Boston, Tuesday, June 17th

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