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Moneyline Favors Cleveland Indians in MLB Battle with Minnesota Twins

The Minnesota Twins will look to improve on a 32-56 record when they take on the Cleveland Indians, a key part of the MLB betting odds line up on Friday.

Ervin Santana gets the call for the Minnesota Twins and he will try to build on a 3-7 mark. In the other dugout, Carlos Carrasco brings a 5-3 ledger to the game for the Cleveland Indians as he tries to quiet the Twins bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Minnesota was a 135 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 8.5.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 7.4-3.4 result in favor of the Twins. 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

32-56 Minnesota battles the Indians, currently with a 52-36 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Cleveland injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 1-ranked Minnesota Twins and the No. 6-rated Cleveland Indians in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota Twins No. 16 ranked offense (4.49 runs per game) against a Cleveland Indians defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 6 at 4.02 runs allowed per game. The Minnesota Twins have been averaging 8.73 hits per game, less than the Cleveland Indians have managed so far this season (8.99 hits on average).

Comparing defensive stats, Cleveland owns the No. 3-rated road mark, allowing 3.78 runs per game on the highway. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 16 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cleveland didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 11-7 to New York on Sunday at Progressive Field.

Minnesota enjoyed a laugher in their last game on Sunday, running up a 15-5 score against the Rangers.

Betting Trends
  • Cleveland is 14-6 ATS in its last 20 games
  • Cleveland is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Cleveland is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games
  • Cleveland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 15 of Minnesota's last 22 games
  • Minnesota is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cleveland at Minnesota, Saturday, July 16th