Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox Betting Pick and Odds Preview

Minnesota Twins

vs

Boston Red Sox
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 1:35 PM ET
Fenway Park

MLB wagering interest swings to the Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox battle on Wednesday at Fenway Park as the Red Sox try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

Boston hands the ball to starter John Lackey in this one and he'll try to improve on his 8-4 mark on the year. Minnesota counters with Kyle Gibson, who will try to quiet the fans and the Red Sox bats at the same time.

Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Minnesota Twins were listed as 155 underdogs on the MLB baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks, including 5Dimes. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Wednesday over at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4-3.9 result in favor of the Red Sox. 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 33-38 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 32-37 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Minnesota injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 9-ranked Boston Red Sox and the No. 14-rated Minnesota Twins in this matchup.

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How Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Boston has baseball's No. 23-rated offensive output, at 8.39 hits per game. The Minnesota Twins average 8.36 hits per game, good for No. 23 on the list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Boston has the No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Twins own the No. 25 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Twins were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Boston at -163 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. Minnesota didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 2-1 to Boston on Tuesday at Fenway Park.

Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox Betting Odds Trends

Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
Boston is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Boston's last 9 games
Boston is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Boston's last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota home to Chicago, Thursday, June 19th
Boston at Oakland, Thursday, June 19th

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