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Minnesota Twins vs Toronto Blue Jays Betting Preview

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May 14, 4:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Toronto Blue Jays vs Minnesota Twins Odds

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The visiting Blue Jays hope for a solid performance on Saturday as they look to steal a win at Target Field against the Minnesota Twins.

The match puts starter Jo-Jo Reyes for the Blue Jays on the hill facing Nick Blackburn for the Twins. Reyes brings a 0-3 mark to the game, while Blackburn is 2-4 to date on the season.

View Toronto vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening MLB line for this matchup, Minnesota sat as -105 favorites. The total was set at 9.

Power Rankings:
The Twins sit at No. 14 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Blue Jays sit at an American League No. 3 on the same chart.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Minnesota's No. 14-rated American League offense, averaging 3.1 runs per game, against a Blue Jays defense that ranks No. 8 in the American League at 4.4 in runs allowed per game. The Twins have averaged 7.6 hits per game so far, less than Blue Jays batters have averaged on the year (8.7 hits per game).

Defensively, Toronto features the American League's No. 7-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.2 runs per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the American League at home, scoring 3.3 runs per game.

Toronto was a 2-0 winner in its last match on the road against the Twins. They won as -127 favorites, while the total score of 2 made winners of UNDER bettors. Ricky Romero chucked 8 2/3 shutout innings at the Twins in their last game, striking out 8 in a 2-0 win against Minnesota in baseball action at Target Field.

Toronto Blue Jays Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 4-6

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 3-7
After playing Toronto are 2-8
After a loss are 1-9

A few Blue Jays at Twins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Toronto's last 5 games on the road
Toronto is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Toronto is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Toronto's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing at home against Toronto
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Toronto

Next up:
Toronto at Minnesota, Sunday, May 15

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