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Minnesota Twins
Friday, July 18, 2014 8:10 PM ET
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The Minnesota Twins get a visit from the Tampa Bay Rays in MLB baseball betting action on Friday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

Kyle Gibson will take the mound for the Minnesota Twins, and he'll carry a 8-7 record into the contest. Alex Cobb gets the ball for the Tampa Bay Rays; he's 4-6 so far this season.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins Opening Odds and Betting Line

Betting fans looking to pick the Minnesota Twins in this matchup found them as 105 underdogs on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7.5 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Bovada.

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Computer Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 4-3.9 win for the Twins on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

44-50 Minnesota battles the Rays, currently with a 44-53 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 15-ranked Minnesota Twins and the No. 11-rated Tampa Bay Rays in this matchup.

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How Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins Stats Matchup

At the plate, Minnesota owns the No. 18 ranking for hits at 8.5 per game. By contrast, the Tampa Bay Rays are rated No. 17 in the same category at 8.58 per game.

Defensively, Tampa Bay features the No. 23-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.45 runs per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 at home, scoring 4.51 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rays were a 3-0 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -180 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Rays didn't allow a single run in their last start, as their staff shut out Toronto 3-0 on Sunday at Tropicana Field.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 13-5 winner as they battled the Rockies on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +121 were rewarded, while the 18 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Twins enjoyed a 13-5 victory at the expense of the Rockies on Sunday, with Philip Hughes throwing 5 innings of 10-hit ball at Coors Field.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins Betting Odds Trends

Tampa Bay is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Tampa Bay's last 10 games
Tampa Bay is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games on the road
Minnesota is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home
Minnesota is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games when playing Tampa Bay

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