Minnesota Twins Starter Michael Pelfrey Out to Silence Toronto Blue Jays Bats in MLB Contest
The Minnesota Twins will try to be nasty hosts on Wednesday when the Toronto Blue Jays pay a visit to Target Field.
Minnesota hands the ball to starter Michael Pelfrey in this one and he'll try to improve on his 0-2 mark on the year. Toronto counters with R.A. Dickey, who will try to quiet the fans and the Twins bats at the same time.
Toronto Blue Jays vs Minnesota Twins Opening Odds and Betting Line
Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Minnesota Twins as 128 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.
Computer Prediction: Toronto Blue Jays vs Minnesota Twins Pick
Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.5-4.5 win for the Blue Jays. A 5.5-4.5 result in favor of the Blue Jays 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.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Minnesota Twins sport a record of 6-7 heading into this matchup, while the Toronto Blue Jays sit at 8-6 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Toronto injuries news.
It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 23-rated Minnesota Twins and the league No. 12-ranked Toronto Blue Jays, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.
How Toronto Blue Jays vs Minnesota Twins Stats Matchup
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Minnesota has baseball's No. 3-rated offensive output, at 8.23 hits per game. The Toronto Blue Jays average 8.14 hits per game, good for No. 22 on the list.
Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Minnesota has the No. 29-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Blue Jays own the No. 7 mark in runs allowed.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last action, Toronto was a 9-3 winner on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Toronto at -122 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (12) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Toronto got the job done in their last match in a 9-3 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday at Target Field behind starter Brandon Morrow.
Next Betting Matchups
Toronto at Minnesota, Thursday, April 17th