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Minnesota Twins Host Boston Red Sox in MLB Baseball Betting Action

Boston Red Sox


Minnesota Twins
Thursday, May 15, 2014 1:10 PM ET
Target Field

The Minnesota Twins get a visit from the Boston Red Sox in MLB baseball betting action on Thursday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

The match puts starter Clay Buchholz for the Boston Red Sox on the hill facing Philip Hughes for the Minnesota Twins. Buchholz brings a 2-3 mark to the game, while Hughes is 4-1 to date on the season.

Boston Red Sox vs Minnesota Twins Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Minnesota Twins as 120 moneyline underdogs in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

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Computer Prediction: Boston Red Sox vs Minnesota Twins Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 4.6-4.3 win for the Red Sox on Thursday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.6-4.3 result in favor of the Red Sox today. 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 Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Minnesota (18-20) will face the 20-19 Red Sox in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Boston injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 19-ranked Minnesota Twins and the No. 6-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.

How Boston Red Sox vs Minnesota Twins Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota Twins No. 7 ranked offense (4.74 runs per game) against a Boston Red Sox defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 20 at 4.36 runs allowed per game. The Minnesota Twins have been averaging 8.61 hits per game, more than the Boston Red Sox have managed so far this season (8.44 hits on average).

Defensively, Boston features the No. 9-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.83 runs per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 at home, scoring 4.89 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Boston was a 9-4 winner in its last match on the road against the Twins. They won as -128 favorites, while the total score of 13 made winners of OVER bettors. Boston looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Twins, a 9-4 final on Wednesday in support of Felix Doubront at Target Field.

Boston Red Sox vs Minnesota Twins Betting Odds Trends

Boston is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Boston is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Boston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Minnesota's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Boston

Next Betting Matchups

Boston home to Detroit, Friday, May 16th
Minnesota home to Seattle, Friday, May 16th