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MLB Betting Line Favors the Minnesota Twins over the Colorado Rockies

The Minnesota Twins battle the visiting Colorado Rockies on Wednesday in MLB betting odds action at Target Field.

It's a pitching duel between Ervin Santana for the Minnesota Twins (6-1 on the year) and German Marquez for Colorado Rockies (1-2 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Minnesota Twins in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -139 at BetOnline for Wednesday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 8.5 at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.0-3.7 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.

Colorado Rockies vs Minnesota Twins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Minnesota (19-16) will face the 25-15 Rockies in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Colorado injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Minnesota Twins at No. 22 and the Colorado Rockies at No. 17 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Minnesota Twins No. 19-rated offense, averaging 4.51 runs per game, against a Colorado Rockies defense that ranks No. 15 at 4.57 in runs allowed per game. The Minnesota Twins have averaged 7.97 hits per game so far, less than Colorado Rockies batters have averaged on the year (8.88 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Minnesota has the No. 20-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rockies own the No. 15 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Colorado rolled to a 7-3 win against Minnesota on Tuesday, as Kyle Freeland and the Rockies' bats led the team to victory at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Colorado is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Colorado is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Colorado's last 12 games
  • Colorado is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Minnesota's last 15 games
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Colorado at Minnesota, Thursday, May 18th