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June 10, 8:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Texas Rangers vs Minnesota Twins Odds

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The Minnesota Twins battle the visiting Texas Rangers on Friday in MLB betting action at Target Field.

Texas puts its faith in starter C.J. Wilson to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 6-3. Getting the ball for the Twins is Brian Duensing, who owns a 3-5 record on the season with a 4.59 ERA.

View Texas vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Rangers were listed as 151 favorites on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Twins - Rangers odds would favor the Rangers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Minnesota is rated No. 14 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Texas is at No. 1 in the American League.

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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. 12-rated offensive output, at 8.3 hits per game. The Rangers average 9.1 hits per game, good for No. 3 on the American League list.

Defensively, Texas features the American League's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 2.9 runs per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 12 in the American League at home, scoring 3.5 runs per game.

Texas was a 5-4 loser in its last match on the road against the Twins. They lost as -124 favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors. Derek Holland fanned 10 batters in a 5-4 loss against Minnesota in the team's last game, played on Thursday at Target Field.

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Texas are 6-4
After playing Texas are 8-2
After a win are 6-4

A few Rangers at Twins trends to consider:
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas' last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas' last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Texas' last 14 games
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Texas
Minnesota is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing at home against Texas

Next up:
Texas at Minnesota, Saturday, June 11

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