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Rick Porcello faces Francisco Liriano in MLB odds action

Minnesota TwinsDetroit Tigers
Aug 15, 7:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Odds

52-67TEAM RECORD64-56

The Detroit Tigers will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Minnesota Twins invade Comerica Park on Monday.

Detroit hands the ball to starter Rick Porcello in this one and he'll try to improve on his 11-7 mark on the year. Minnesota counters with Francisco Liriano, who will try to quiet the fans and the Tigers bats at the same time.

View Minnesota vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Twins listed as underdogs of +-150 at most sportsbooks. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, depending on the book.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 13-rated Twins taking on the American League's No. 10-rated Tigers in this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Detroit's No. 5-rated American League offense, averaging 4.4 runs per game, against a Twins defense that ranks No. 13 in the American League at 4.8 in runs allowed per game. The Tigers have averaged 9.1 hits per game so far, more than Twins batters have averaged on the year (8.4 hits per game).

Defensively, Minnesota features the American League's No. 12-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.7 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 in the American League at home, scoring 4.4 runs per game.

Last time out for Detroit, they were an 8-5 loser as they battled the Orioles on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Orioles at +122 were rewarded, while the 13 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Detroit didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 8-5 to Baltimore on Sunday at Camden Yards.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Detroit are 2-8
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 8-2
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few Twins at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Minnesota's last 13 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Minnesota is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Detroit is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Detroit's last 13 games when playing Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota at Detroit, Tuesday, August 16

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