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Boston Red Sox vs Minnesota Twins Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The Boston Red Sox pay a visit to Minnesota on Friday, hoping to shut down the Twins bats in baseball betting action at Target Field.

Steven Wright gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Boston Red Sox on Friday; he's 6-4 on the season. The Minnesota Twins, meanwhile, will counter with Tyler Duffey, who will be looking to improve on his 2-4 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Boston Red Sox listed as favorites of -140 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Red Sox to win this game 5.7-3.1. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Boston Red Sox vs Minnesota Twins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Twins bring a 18-41 record to the battle against the 34-25 Red Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Boston injuries news.

The Minnesota Twins sit at No. 22 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Boston Red Sox sit at No. 2 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota Twins No. 26 ranked offense (3.81 runs per game) against a Boston Red Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 20 at 4.61 runs allowed per game. The Minnesota Twins have been averaging 8.37 hits per game, less than the Boston Red Sox have managed so far this season (10.31 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Boston owns the No. 22-rated road mark, allowing 4.64 runs per game on the highway. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 20 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Sox were saddled with a loss last time out in D Price's start, as they lost 2-1 against San Francisco on Wednesday at AT&T Park.

Minnesota suffered a 10-3 loss against Miami on Thursday, as E Santana wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Boston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
  • Boston is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota
  • Boston is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
  • Minnesota is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 5-15 SU in its last 20 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Minnesota, Saturday, June 11th