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Baseball Matchup - Minnesota Twins Miami Marlins Odds Preview

Miami MarlinsMinnesota Twins
April 22, 8:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Miami Marlins vs Minnesota Twins Odds


The Twins will be trying to slam their rivals from the other league on Monday, as the Miami Marlins visit in inter-league play at Target Field.

Minnesota hands the ball to starter Kevin Correia in this one and he'll try to improve on his 1-1 mark on the year. Miami counters with Ricky Nolasco, who will try to quiet the fans and the Twins bats at the same time.

View Miami vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Baseball odds makers, including 5Dimes, opened the Twins as -160 moneyline favorites in this matchup. Over under bettors saw the number open at 8 at shops such as 5Dimes.

Power Rankings:
The Twins - Marlins odds would favor the Twins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Minnesota is rated No. 11 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Miami is at No. 15 in the National League.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Minnesota owns the No. 11 ranking for hits in the American League at 8 per game. By contrast, the Marlins are rated No. 15 in the same category at 6.9 per game.

Miami brings the National League's No. 11-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Twins' league No. 10-ranked defense.

Miami lost its last outing, a 10-6 result against the Reds on April 21. Bettors who backed the Reds at -245 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (16) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Miami looks to rebound from a loss to the Reds, who beat them 10-6 on Sunday behind a start from Homer Bailey at Great American Ball Park.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 5-3 winner as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +135 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Minnesota rolled to a 5-3 win against Chicago on Sunday, as Scott Diamond and the Twins' bats led the team to victory at U.S. Cellular Field.

Miami Marlins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Minnesota are 3-3
After playing Cincinnati are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Miami are 5-1
After playing Chi White Sox are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few Marlins at Twins trends to consider:
Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Miami is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Miami is 2-17 SU in its last 19 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Miami

Next up:
Miami at Minnesota, Tuesday, April 23