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Zachary Britton vs Carl Pavano matchup featured in MLB action

Baltimore OriolesMinnesota Twins
Aug 22, 8:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Baltimore Orioles vs Minnesota Twins Odds

47-77TEAM RECORD55-71

The Minnesota Twins will look to bolster their win total and reward moneyline bettors when the Baltimore Orioles invade Target Field on Monday.

Minnesota hands the ball to starter Carl Pavano in this one and he'll try to improve on his 6-9 mark on the year. Baltimore counters with Zachary Britton, who will try to quiet the fans and the Twins bats at the same time.

View Baltimore vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Twins as -135 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 8.5 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Twins rated this week at No. 14 and the Orioles sitting at No. 11.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Orioles rank No. 6 in the American League at 8.8 hits per game. That compares with Minnesota’s No. 10 ranking in that category.

Baltimore brings the American League's No. 14-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Twins' league No. 13-ranked defense.

In their last action, Baltimore was a 7-1 loser on the road against the Angels. Bettors on Los Angeles at -139 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (8) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. Baltimore looks to rebound from a loss to the Angels, who beat them 7-1 on Sunday behind a start from Jerome Williams at Angel Stadium.

The Twins were a 3-0 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -170 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Twins were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the New York staff and losing 3-0 to the Yankees on Sunday at Target Field.

Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Monday are 1-9
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing LA Angels are 7-3
After a loss are 2-8

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Baltimore are 6-4
After playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6

A few Orioles at Twins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Baltimore's last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Baltimore's last 18 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Minnesota is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Minnesota's last 18 games when playing Baltimore

Next up:
Baltimore at Minnesota, Tuesday, August 23

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