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Scott Baker faces Rubby De La Rosa in MLB odds action

Los Angeles DodgersMinnesota Twins
June 29, 1:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Minnesota Twins Odds

36-45TEAM RECORD33-45

The Los Angeles Dodgers will look to grab an inter-league road victory when they take on the Twins in Minnesota at Target Field on Wednesday in baseball action.

Rubby De La Rosa gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Dodgers on this day; he's 2-2 on the season. The Twins, meanwhile, will counter with Scott Baker, who will be looking to improve on his 5-5 mark.

View LA Dodgers vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Dodgers were listed as +-140 underdogs on the baseball moneyline at many online sportsbooks. The total was set at 8 before betting started earlier on Monday.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Twins at No. 14 in the American League and the Dodgers at No. 9 in the National League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 12 ranked American League offense (3.7 runs per game) against a Dodgers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 8 in the National League at 4.3 runs allowed per game. The Twins have been averaging 8.2 hits per game, less than the Dodgers have managed so far this season (8.9 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Minnesota has the American League's No. 12-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Dodgers own the National League's No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

The Dodgers were a 6-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Twins. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at -110 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Los Angeles suffered a 6-4 loss against Minnesota on Tuesday, as Ted Lilly wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Target Field.

Los Angeles Dodgers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing LA Angels are 2-8
After playing Minnesota are 2-5
After a loss are 3-7

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Milwaukee are 3-7
After playing LA Dodgers are 6-1
After a win are 8-2

A few Dodgers at Twins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of LA Dodgers' last 6 games
Minnesota is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in their last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing LA Dodgers

Next up:
LA Dodgers at LA Angels, Friday, July 1
Minnesota home to Milwaukee, Friday, July 1

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