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July 4, 7:05 PM | GrassComerica Park

Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Odds

35-45TEAM RECORD39-42

Minnesota pays a visit to Detroit on Wednesday, hoping to shut down the Tigers bats in baseball action at Comerica Park.

Minnesota puts its faith in starter Brian Duensing to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 0-2. Getting the ball for the Tigers is Justin Verlander, who owns a 8-5 record on the season with a 2.69 ERA.

View Minnesota vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Tigers as -245 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The Tigers - Twins odds would favor the Tigers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Detroit is rated No. 6 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Minnesota is at No. 14 in the American League.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Twins rank No. 8 in the American League at 8.8 hits per game. That compares with Detroit’s No. 5 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Detroit has the American League's No. 10-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Twins own the American League's No. 14 mark in runs allowed.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were an 8-6 winner as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +152 were rewarded, while the 14 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. The Twins grabbed a win last time out, defeating Duane Below and the Tigers 8-6 on Tuesday at Comerica Park.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3

A few Twins at Tigers trends to consider:
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Detroit
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Detroit is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games when playing Minnesota
Detroit is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota at Detroit, Thursday, July 5

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