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Moneyline favors Red Sox in battle with Twins

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Aug 8, 8:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Boston Red Sox vs Minnesota Twins Odds

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The Boston Red Sox will look to grab a road win when they take on the Twins in Minnesota at Target Field on Monday in baseball odds action.

For the Twins, Scott Baker gets the ball, charged with keeping the Red Sox hitters off the base paths. He'll face Tim Wakefield, 6-4 on the year.

View Boston vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Red Sox listed as favorites of 105 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Twins rated this week at No. 14 and the Red Sox sitting at No. 2.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Minnesota owns the No. 10 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.5 per game. By contrast, the Red Sox are rated No. 1 in the same category at 9.9 per game.

Defensively, Boston features the American League's No. 2-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.6 runs per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 11 in the American League at home, scoring 3.7 runs per game.

Boston was a 3-2 winner in its last match at home against the Yankees. They won as -153 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of UNDER bettors. Boston needed extra innings to get the job done against the Yankees on Sunday as the Red Sox defeated them 3-2 at Fenway Park.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 7-0 loser as they battled the White Sox at home. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at -108 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Minnesota didn't plate a single run in their last outing, shut down by Jake Peavy in a losing cause, 7-0, against Chicago on Sunday.

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 9-1
After a win are 6-4

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

A few Red Sox at Twins trends to consider:
Boston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games on the road
Boston is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing at home against Boston
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Minnesota's last 12 games when playing Boston
Minnesota is 15-7 SU in its last 22 games when playing at home against Boston

Next up:
Boston at Minnesota, Tuesday, August 9

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