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Detroit Tigers Favored by -160 Against Minnesota Twins on Thursday

Minnesota Twins

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Detroit Tigers
Thursday, April 09, 2015 1:08 PM ET
Comerica Park

The Detroit Tigers will look to improve on a 2-0 record when they take on the Minnesota Twins, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Thursday.

It's a pitching duel between Shane Greene for the Detroit Tigers (0-0 on the year) and Kyle Gibson for Minnesota Twins (0-0 so far).

Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Detroit Tigers as -160 moneyline favoritess in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Computer Prediction: Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5-3.5 victory for the Tigers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Detroit (2-0) will face the 0-2 Twins in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Detroit Tigers sit at No. 12 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Minnesota Twins sit at No. 20 on the same chart.

How Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Stats Match Up

The game also pits Detroit Tigers No. 2-rated offense, averaging 7.5 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins defense that ranks No. 29 at 7.5 in runs allowed per game. The Detroit Tigers have averaged 12.5 hits per game so far, more than Minnesota Twins batters have averaged on the year (4.5 hits per game).

Detroit owns the No. 1 defense, allowing 7.5 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's No. 29-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota got the wrong end of the stick in their last game on Wednesday, suffering a 11-0 humiliation against Detroit.

Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds Trends

Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Minnesota is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Minnesota's last 13 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games at home
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Detroit's last 13 games when playing Minnesota
Detroit is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Chicago, Friday, April 10th
Detroit at Cleveland, Friday, April 10th

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