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Tigers visit Minnesota Twins in MLB clash

Detroit TigersMinnesota Twins
Aug 13, 8:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Odds

61-54TEAM RECORD49-65

MLB wagering interest swings to the Minnesota vs Detroit battle on Monday at Target Field as the Twins try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Detroit puts its faith in starter Anibal Sanchez to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 6-9. Getting the ball for the Twins is Samuel Deduno, who owns a 3-0 record on the season with a 3.27 ERA.

View Detroit vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Detroit before the first pitch in this match will find them as 110-moneyline favorites. They will see an opening total of 9.5.

Power Rankings:
This game puts the Twins, most recently No. 12 in the American League Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Tigers, who rate an American League No. 2 in the latest survey.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Minnesota's American League No. 8-ranked scoring average of 4.5 runs per game, against a Tigers offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.6 runs per game in the league. The Twins have averaged 9.1 hits per game to date this season, less than the Tigers hitters have managed (9.2 per nine innings).

Comparing defensive stats, Detroit owns the American League's No. 9-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Detroit was an 8-3 loser on the road against the Rangers. Bettors on Texas at -141 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. The Tigers were saddled with a loss last time out in Rick Porcello's start, as they lost 8-3 against Texas on Sunday at Rangers Ballpark.

The Twins were a 7-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Rays. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -125 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Minnesota lost in extra innings against the Rays on Sunday as Tampa Bay edged them 7-3 at Target Field.

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 9-1
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a loss are 5-5

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6

A few Tigers at Twins trends to consider:
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Detroit is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Minnesota, Tuesday, August 14

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