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MLB Betting Line Favors the Boston Red Sox over the Minnesota Twins

The Minnesota Twins host Boston on Friday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 14-12 mark against the 15-13 Red Sox in MLB betting odds action at Target Field.

Minnesota hands the ball to starter Phil Hughes in this one and he'll try to improve on his 4-1 mark on the year. Boston counters with Eduardo Rodriguez, who will try to quiet the fans and the Twins bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Minnesota Twins as 112 underdogs on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 9 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 5.2-4.1 win for the Red Sox on Friday. 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 14-12 record to the battle against the 15-13 Red Sox. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Boston injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Minnesota Twins at No. 13 and the Boston Red Sox at No. 17 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Minnesota owns the No. 22 ranking for hits at 8.12 per game. By contrast, the Boston Red Sox are rated No. 8 in the same category at 8.89 per game.

Defensively, Boston features the No. 3-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.6 runs per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 14 at home, scoring 4.73 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games
  • Boston is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games on the road
  • Boston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
  • Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Minnesota, Saturday, May 6th