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Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins in MLB Betting Odds

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Cleveland Indians dueling the Minnesota Twins on Thursday at Target Field.

The match puts starter Carlos Carrasco for the Cleveland Indians on the hill facing Kyle Gibson for the Minnesota Twins. Carrasco brings a 11-5 mark to the game, while Gibson is 6-9 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Minnesota sat as 119 underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 9.5, according to MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.0-3.2 result in favor of the Indians. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Minnesota (59-58) will face the 65-52 Indians in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Cleveland injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 7 (Minnesota Twins) and the No. 2 (Cleveland Indians) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Minnesota Twins No. 18-ranked scoring average of 4.65 runs per game, against a Cleveland Indians offense rated No. 9 and scoring 4.82 runs per game. The Twins have averaged 8.63 hits per game to date this season, less than the Indians hitters have managed (8.74 per nine innings).

Minnesota owns the No. 25 defense, allowing 4.65 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cleveland's No. 2-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

D Salazar blew away 10 Minnesota batters in the Indians's last start, leading them to a 8-1 win over Minnesota on Tuesday at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Cleveland's last 8 games
  • Cleveland is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Minnesota is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • Minnesota is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Minnesota, Thursday, August 17th