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Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

The Detroit Tigers pay a visit to Minnesota on Thursday, hoping to shut down the Twins bats in baseball betting action at Target Field.

Detroit puts its faith in starter Daniel Norris to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 1-2. Getting the ball for the Minnesota Twins is Jose Berrios, who owns a 2-3 record on the season with a 9.28 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Detroit Tigers were -118 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 9.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.8-2.3 win for the Tigers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Twins sport a record of 49-77 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Tigers sit at 67-59 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Detroit injuries news.

This game puts the Minnesota Twins, most recently No. 26 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Detroit Tigers, who rate a No. 12 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Minnesota Twins and its No. 16-rated batting order, averaging 4.52 runs per nine innings, against the No. 9 line up of the Detroit Tigers at 4.66 runs per outing.

Defensively, Detroit features the No. 18-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.63 runs per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 20 at home, scoring 4.31 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers enjoyed a 9-4 victory at the expense of the Twins on Wednesday, with Matt Boyd throwing 6 innings of 5-hit ball at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • Detroit is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 18 of Minnesota's last 24 games
  • Minnesota is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit home to Los Angeles, Friday, August 26th
Minnesota at Toronto, Friday, August 26th