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Minnesota Twins host Milwaukee Brewers in baseball action

Milwaukee BrewersMinnesota Twins
June 17, 2:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Milwaukee Brewers vs Minnesota Twins Odds

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The Milwaukee Brewers will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Twins in Minnesota at Target Field on Sunday in baseball action.

The Twins will rely on Nick Blackburn to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Zack Greinke will be his counterpart for the Brewers. Nick Blackburn is 3-4 this season, and Zack Greinke is 7-2.

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Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Twins as +130 underdogs on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The Twins sit at No. 14 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Brewers sit at a National League No. 11 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Minnesota's American League No. 10-ranked scoring average of 4.2 runs per game, against a Brewers offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.3 runs per game in the league. The Twins have averaged 8.6 hits per game to date this season, more than the Brewers hitters have managed (8.1 per nine innings).

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 Brewers own the National League's No. 14 mark in runs allowed.

Milwaukee was a 6-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Twins. They won as +105 underdogs, while the total score of 8 made winners of UNDER bettors. Milwaukee got the job done in their last match in a 6-2 victory over Minnesota on Saturday at Target Field behind starter Michael Fiers.

Milwaukee Brewers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 4-2
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Pittsburgh are 6-4
After playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

A few Brewers at Twins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Milwaukee's last 5 games on the road
Milwaukee is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing Minnesota
Milwaukee is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Minnesota is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Milwaukee
Minnesota is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games when playing Milwaukee
Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Milwaukee home to Toronto, Monday, June 18
Minnesota at Pittsburgh, Tuesday, June 19

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