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Twins open as moneyline underdog vs Red Sox

Minnesota TwinsBoston Red Sox
May 7, 7:10 PM | GrassFenway Park

Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox Odds

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The baseball wagering menu sees a clash between Boston and Minnesota on Tuesday, with the host Red Sox trying to win for themselves and reward bettors who back them on the moneyline.

Boston sends Ryan Dempster out against Scott Diamond for the Twins in this game. Dempster is 2-2 with a 3.00 ERA on the season, while Diamond is 2-2 on the year and has a 3.97 ERA.

View Minnesota vs Boston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Those who planned on backing the visitors in this one found the Twins listed as underdogs of +-181 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9, check for updates at 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Red Sox 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:
On offense, it's a battle between Boston and its American League No. 5-rated batting order, averaging 4.9 runs per nine innings, against the American League's No. 11 lineup of the Twins at 4.1 runs per outing.

Defensively, Minnesota features the American League's No. 10-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.5 runs per game. Boston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 7 in the American League at home, scoring 4.6 runs per game.

In their last action, Minnesota was a 6-5 loser on the road against the Red Sox. Bettors on Boston at -195 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (11) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Minnesota lost a tight one on Monday, seeing the game get away from them in extra innings and falling by a 6-5 score against Boston at Fenway Park.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Boston are 4-6
After playing Boston are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6

Boston Red Sox Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Twins at Red Sox trends to consider:
Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games when playing Boston
Minnesota is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Boston
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Boston's last 9 games at home
Boston is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota at Boston, Wednesday, May 8