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Target Field hosts an MLB battle between the Minnesota Twins and the visiting Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday and erratic lefty Francisco Liriano trying to regain his form.

Tommy Hunter, with a record of 3-4 on the season, gets the ball for the Orioles, while the Twins trot Francisco Liriano to the mound in this one. He is 3-8 so far in 2012.

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 +150-moneyline underdogs. They will see an opening total of 9.

Power Rankings:
The Twins - Orioles odds would favor the Orioles if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Minnesota is rated No. 14 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Baltimore is at No. 13 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Minnesota owns the No. 6 ranking for hits in the American League at 9.1 per game. By contrast, the Orioles are rated No. 11 in the same category at 8.2 per game.

Minnesota owns the American League's No. 14 defense, allowing 5.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Baltimore's American League No. 12-rated defense.

In their last action, Baltimore was a 6-4 loser on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Minnesota at -110 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Baltimore suffered a 6-4 loss against Minnesota on Tuesday, as Zach Britton wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Target Field.

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 1-9
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Baltimore are 1-9
After playing Baltimore are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

 

A few Orioles at Twins trends to consider:
Baltimore is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Baltimore's last 17 games on the road
Baltimore is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Baltimore's last 18 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Minnesota's last 18 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Baltimore

Next up:
Baltimore at Minnesota, Thursday, July 19

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