MLB Odds with Pick - Toronto Blue Jays vs Minnesota Twins

Toronto Blue Jays


Minnesota Twins
Thursday, April 17, 2014 7:10 PM ET
Target Field

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Toronto Blue Jays dueling the Minnesota Twins on Thursday at Target Field.

Kyle Gibson will take the mound for the Minnesota Twins, and he'll carry a 2-0 record into the contest. Dustin McGowan gets the ball for the Toronto Blue Jays; he's 1-1 so far this season.

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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.

Toronto Blue Jays vs Minnesota Twins Odds and Stats.

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 8.21 hits per game, good for No. 18 on the list.

Toronto brings the No. 8-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Twins's No. 29-ranked defense.

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 Cleveland, Friday, April 18th
Minnesota at Kansas City, Friday, April 18th