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Minnesota Twins Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay Rays

vs

Minnesota Twins
Saturday, July 19, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Target Field

Target Field hosts an MLB battle between the Minnesota Twins and the visiting Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.

Minnesota sends Kevin Correia out against David Price for the Tampa Bay Rays in this game. Correia is 5-11 with a 4.61 ERA on the season, while Price is 9-7 on the year and has a 3.29 ERA.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins Opening Odds and Betting Line

Minnesota was a 143 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 7.5.

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Computer Prediction: Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.2-4 win for the Twins. A 4.2-4 result in favor of the Twins is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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

The Minnesota Twins sport a record of 44-51 heading into this matchup, while the Tampa Bay Rays sit at 45-53 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Minnesota Twins rated this week at No. 15 and the Tampa Bay Rays sitting at No. 11.

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How Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins Stats Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Minnesota has baseball's No. 10-rated offensive output, at 8.47 hits per game. The Tampa Bay Rays average 8.6 hits per game, good for No. 16 on the list.

Minnesota owns the No. 23 defense, allowing 4.25 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Tampa Bay's No. 15-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay won its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Twins on July 18. Bettors who backed the Rays at -120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window. Tampa Bay looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Twins, a 6-2 final on Friday in support of Alex Cobb at Target Field.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins Betting Odds Trends

Tampa Bay is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
Tampa Bay is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
Minnesota is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at Minnesota, Sunday, July 20th