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Boston Red Sox take on the Minnesota Twins with Odds and Betting Pick

The Boston Red Sox will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Twins in Minnesota at Target Field on Sunday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Boston puts its faith in starter Chris Sale to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 2-2. Getting the ball for the Minnesota Twins is Ervin Santana, who owns a 5-0 record on the season with a 0.66 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Baseball betting odds makers, including BetOnline, opened the Minnesota Twins as 162 moneyline underdogs in this matchup. Over under total bettors saw the number open at 7.5 at shops such as Bovada.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 6.1-3.7 victory for the Red Sox. 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

15-13 Minnesota battles the Red Sox, currently with a 16-14 mark. 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. 13-ranked Minnesota Twins and the No. 17-rated Boston Red Sox in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota Twins No. 13-rated offense, averaging 4.54 runs per game, against a Boston Red Sox defense that ranks No. 4 at 3.83 in runs allowed per game. The Minnesota Twins have averaged 8.18 hits per game so far, less than Boston Red Sox batters have averaged on the year (9.13 hits per game).

Defensively, Boston features the No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 3.42 runs per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 16 at home, scoring 4.47 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games
  • Boston is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games on the road
  • Boston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
  • Minnesota is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 8 games
  • Minnesota is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Boston at Milwaukee, Tuesday, May 9th
Minnesota at Chicago, Tuesday, May 9th