Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

Tampa Bay Rays

vs

Minnesota Twins
Sunday, July 20, 2014 2:10 PM ET
Target Field

The Tampa Bay Rays will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Twins in Minnesota at Target Field on Sunday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Kevin Correia gets the call for the Minnesota Twins and he will try to build on a 5-11 mark. In the other dugout, Chris Archer brings a 5-5 ledger to the game for the Tampa Bay Rays as he tries to quiet the Twins bats.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Minnesota Twins as 125 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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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 4-3.9 win for the Rays. A 4-3.9 result in favor of the Rays 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 bring a 44-52 record to the battle against the 46-53 Rays. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Tampa Bay injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 15 (Minnesota Twins) and the No. 11 (Tampa Bay Rays) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

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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 8.44 hits per game. The Tampa Bay Rays average 8.65 hits per game, good for No. 15 on the list.

Minnesota owns the No. 24 defense, allowing 4.22 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Tampa Bay's No. 14-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tampa Bay won its last outing, a 5-1 result against the Twins on July 19. Bettors who backed the Rays at -140 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Rays grabbed a win last time out, defeating Philip Hughes and the Twins 5-1 on Saturday at Target Field.

Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins Betting Odds Trends

Tampa Bay is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 6 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
Minnesota is 3-14 SU in its last 17 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Tampa Bay
Minnesota is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Tampa Bay

Next Betting Matchups

Tampa Bay at St. Louis, Tuesday, July 22nd
Minnesota home to Cleveland, Monday, July 21st

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