Twins open as moneyline underdog vs Marlins
Minnesota Twins vs Miami Marlins Odds
Minnesota travels to Miami for inter-league play on Tuesday, hoping to secure a victory over the Marlins.
Kevin Correia gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Twins on this day; he's 6-4 on the season. The Marlins, meanwhile, will counter with Jose Fernandez, who will be looking to improve on his 4-4 mark.
Bettors looking to side with the Marlins in this matchup found them as -132 favorites on the MLB money line at 5Dimes. Betting the over under instead? It was 7 at its open earlier today and hovering near that number at Sportsbook.ag.
The Marlins - Twins odds would favor the Marlins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Miami is rated No. 14 in the current National League Odds Shark poll, while Minnesota is at No. 14 in the American League.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Miami's No. 15-rated National League offense, averaging 3.1 runs per game, against a Twins defense that ranks No. 11 in the American League at 4.5 in runs allowed per game. The Marlins have averaged 7.8 hits per game so far, less than Twins batters have averaged on the year (8.5 hits per game).
Minnesota brings the American League's No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Marlins' league No. 9-ranked defense.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 5-3 winner as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +141 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Minnesota got the job done in their last match in a 5-3 victory over Cleveland on Sunday at Progressive Field behind starter Pedro Hernandez.
Miami was a 7-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Giants. They won as +176 underdogs, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors. The Marlins grabbed a win last time out, defeating Matt Cain and the Giants 7-2 on Sunday at AT&T Park.
Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 7-1
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 2-8
Before playing Minnesota are 3-5
After playing San Francisco are 8-2
After a win are 4-6
A few Twins at Marlins trends to consider:
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Miami's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Miami's last 7 games
Miami is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home
Minnesota at Miami, Wednesday, June 26