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Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox Betting Matchup Report

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April 24, 8:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Boston Red Sox vs Minnesota Twins Odds

5-10TEAM RECORD5-12

Minnesota will try to be nasty hosts on Tuesday when the Boston Red Sox pay a visit to Target Field.

It's a pitching duel between Nick Blackburn for the Twins (0-1 on the year) and Josh Beckett for Boston (1-2 so far).

View Boston vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Twins in this one, they're listed as moneyline underdogs of +150 on most baseball betting menus for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings:
This game matches up the No. 12 (Twins) and the No. 2 (Red Sox) teams in their respective leagues, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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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. 11-ranked scoring average of 3.7 runs per game, against a Red Sox offense rated No. 5 and scoring 5.1 runs per game in the league. The Twins have averaged 8.7 hits per game to date this season, less than the Red Sox hitters have managed (9.7 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the American League's No. 14-rated road mark, allowing 6.1 runs per game on the highway. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Boston was a 6-5 winner on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Boston at -153 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Boston got the job done in their last match in a 6-5 victory over Minnesota on Monday at Target Field behind starter Jon Lester.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 2-8

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Boston are 2-8
After playing Boston are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

A few Red Sox at Twins trends to consider:
Boston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 10 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Boston's last 16 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Boston's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 10 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Minnesota's last 16 games when playing Boston
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Boston

Next up:
Boston at Minnesota, Wednesday, April 25

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