Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Betting Preview
Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Odds
The Minnesota Twins host Detroit on Wednesday, looking to build on their 0-1 mark against the 1-0 Tigers in MLB betting action at Target Field.
Kevin Correia gets the call for the Minnesota Twins and he will try to build on a 0-0 mark. In the other dugout, Anibal Sanchez brings a 0-0 ledger to the game for the Tigers as he tries to quiet the Twins bats.
The Tigers were listed as 135 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 8.5 before betting started earlier on Monday.
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Twins at No. 13 in the American League and the Tigers at No. 2 in the American League heading into this contest.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 10 ranked American League offense (2 runs per game) against a Tigers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 6 in the American League at 2 runs allowed per game. The Twins have been averaging 7 hits per game, less than the Tigers have managed so far this season (9 hits on average).
Minnesota owns the American League's No. 8 defense, allowing 4 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's American League No. 6-rated defense.
In their last action, Detroit was a 4-2 winner on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Detroit at -176 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Tigers enjoyed a 4-2 victory at the expense of the Twins on Monday, with Justin Verlander throwing 5 innings of 3-hit ball at Target Field.
Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Tigers at Twins trends to consider:
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
Minnesota is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing Detroit
Detroit at Minnesota, Thursday, April 4