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Minnesota Twins home to Orioles in baseball betting action

Baltimore OriolesMinnesota Twins
July 16, 8:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Baltimore Orioles vs Minnesota Twins Odds

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The Minnesota Twins battle the visiting Baltimore Orioles on Monday in MLB betting action at Target Field.

It's a pitching duel between Scott Diamond for the Twins (7-3 on the year) and Chris Tillman for Baltimore (1-0 so far).

View Baltimore vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Baltimore before the first pitch in this match will find them as +-135-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 8.5.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 14 (Twins) and the No. 13 (Orioles) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Minnesota has the American League's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 8.9 hits per game. The Orioles average 8.2 hits per game, good for No. 11 on the American League list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Minnesota has the American League's No. 14-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Orioles own the American League's No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

Baltimore lost its last outing, a 4-0 result against the Tigers on July 15. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -171 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. Baltimore didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Justin Verlander in a losing cause, 4-0, against Detroit on Sunday.

Minnesota was a 9-4 loser in its last match at home against the Athletics. They lost as -108 favorites, while the total score of 13 made winners of OVER bettors. The Twins endured a 9-4 loss at the hands of the Athletics on Sunday, with Brian Duensing throwing 2 innings of 7-hit ball at Target Field.

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Baltimore are 2-8
After playing Oakland are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

A few Orioles at Twins trends to consider:
Baltimore is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing at home against Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Baltimore
Minnesota is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next up:
Baltimore at Minnesota, Tuesday, July 17

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