Tampa Bay Rays vs Minnesota Twins Preview

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July 10, 7:10 PM | TurfTropicana Field

Minnesota Twins vs Tampa Bay Rays Odds

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The Minnesota Twins will look to grab a road win when they take on the Rays in Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field on Wednesday in baseball odds action.

The Rays will turn to Jeremy Hellickson and his 8-3 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Twins send Kevin Correia (6-6) to the hill.

View Minnesota vs Tampa Bay Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those going with the Rays in this one found them listed as moneyline favorites of -177 at TopBet for Monday's contest. The total was hovering near 8 at Bovada.

Power Rankings:
It's a baseball betting matchup between the American League No. 5-rated Rays and the league No. 14-ranked Twins, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
At the plate, Tampa Bay owns the No. 6 ranking for hits in the American League at 8.8 per game. By contrast, the Twins are rated No. 12 in the same category at 8.4 per game.

Tampa Bay owns the American League's No. 6 defense, allowing 4.2 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's American League No. 14-rated defense.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 4-1 loser as they battled the Rays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Rays at -167 were rewarded, while the 5 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Minnesota didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 4-1 to Tampa Bay on Tuesday at Tropicana Field.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Tampa Bay Rays Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 9-1
After a win are 8-2

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

Next up:
Minnesota at Tampa Bay, Thursday, July 11

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