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MLB Game Preview - Twins underdogs vs Mariners at Minnesota

Seattle MarinersMinnesota Twins
Aug 27, 8:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Seattle Mariners vs Minnesota Twins Odds

61-67TEAM RECORD52-75

The Minnesota Twins will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Seattle Mariners invade Target Field on Monday.

Minnesota hands the ball to starter Liam Hendriks in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-6 mark on the year. Seattle counters with Felix Hernandez, who will try to quiet the fans and the Twins bats at the same time.

View Seattle vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with the Twins in this one will find them as +145 underdogs on the MLB money line. Betting the over under instead? It was hovering near 7.5 at its open earlier today.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Twins rated this week at No. 13 and the Mariners sitting at No. 9.

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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. 8-rated offensive output, at 9 hits per game. The Mariners average 7.9 hits per game, good for No. 12 on the American League list.

Minnesota owns the American League's No. 14 defense, allowing 5.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Seattle's American League No. 3-rated defense.

In their last action, Seattle was a 4-3 loser on the road against the White Sox. Bettors on Chicago at -152 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Seattle suffered a 4-3 loss against Chicago on Sunday, as Kevin Millwood wasn't able to lead his team to victory at U.S. Cellular Field.

Minnesota won its last outing, a 6-5 result against the Rangers on August 26. Bettors who backed the Twins at +190 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Twins grabbed a win last time out, defeating Scott Feldman and the Rangers 6-5 on Sunday at Rangers Ballpark.

Seattle Mariners Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
Before playing Seattle are 2-8
After playing Texas are 3-7
After a win are 5-5

A few Mariners at Twins trends to consider:
Seattle is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Seattle is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Seattle's last 7 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Seattle's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Seattle
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Seattle
Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Seattle at Minnesota, Tuesday, August 28

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