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Detroit Tigers battle vs Minnesota Twins highlights MLB odds menu

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Aug 22, 1:08 PM | GrassComerica Park

Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Odds

55-70TEAM RECORD74-52

The Tigers get a visit from the Minnesota Twins in baseball action on Thursday, with the home side looking to send the visitors to the showers with a loss.

It's a pitching duel between Justin Verlander for the Tigers (12-9 on the year) and Andrew Albers for Minnesota (2-1 so far).

View Minnesota vs Detroit Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors were +-245 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8 at GTbets.eu for those preferring over under wagers.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tigers rated this week at No. 1 and the Twins sitting at No. 14.

How They Match Up:
At the plate, Detroit owns the No. 1 ranking for hits in the American League at 10 per game. By contrast, the Twins are rated No. 13 in the same category at 8.3 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the American League's No. 11-rated road mark, allowing 4.4 runs per game on the highway. Detroit, on the other hand, rates No. 1 in scoring at home.

The Twins were a 7-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Detroit at -265 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors. Minnesota looks to rebound from a loss to the Tigers, who beat them 7-1 on Wednesday behind a start from Anibal Sanchez at Comerica Park.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

Detroit Tigers Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Twins at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 10 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Minnesota's last 16 games when playing Detroit
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
Detroit is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games at home
Detroit is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 10 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Detroit's last 16 games when playing Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota at Cleveland, Friday, August 23
Detroit at NY Mets, Friday, August 23