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Aug 24, 8:05 PM | GrassRangers Ballpark

Minnesota Twins vs Texas Rangers Odds

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The Minnesota Twins will look to grab a road win when they take on the Rangers in Texas at Rangers Ballpark on Friday in baseball odds action.

Texas sends Matt Harrison out against Samuel Deduno for the Twins in this game. Harrison is 14-7 with a 3.19 ERA on the season, while Deduno is 4-1 on the year and has a 3.33 ERA.

View Minnesota vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Rangers as -200 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 10 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Rangers at No. 2 in the American League and the Twins at No. 13 in the American League heading into this contest.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas' No. 1-rated American League offense, averaging 5.1 runs per game, against a Twins defense that ranks No. 13 in the American League at 5.2 in runs allowed per game. The Rangers have averaged 9.6 hits per game so far, more than Twins batters have averaged on the year (9 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Texas has the American League's No. 6-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Twins own the American League's No. 13 mark in runs allowed.

The Twins were a 10-6 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Rangers. That made winners of bettors who got Texas at -174 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors. The Twins endured a 10-6 loss at the hands of the Rangers on Thursday, with Scott Diamond throwing 2 1/3 innings of 3-hit ball at Rangers Ballpark.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Texas are 4-6
After playing Texas are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

Texas Rangers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

A few Twins at Rangers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 9 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Texas' last 9 games when playing Minnesota
Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Minnesota
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Minnesota at Texas, Saturday, August 25

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