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Alfredo Simon, Phil Hughes Take Mound in Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Tilt

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Target Field on Tuesday as the host Minnesota Twins battle the Detroit Tigers in baseball betting odds action.

The match puts starter Alfredo Simon for the Detroit Tigers on the hill facing Phil Hughes for the Minnesota Twins. Simon brings a 12-9 mark to the game, while Hughes is 10-8 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Detroit Tigers listed as underdogs of 147 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 8.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Twins to win this game 5.5-2.8. 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

75-68 Minnesota battles the Tigers, currently with a 65-78 mark. 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. 13 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Detroit Tigers, who rate a No. 29 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota Twins No. 11 ranked offense (4.34 runs per game) against a Detroit Tigers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 28 at 5.08 runs allowed per game. The Minnesota Twins have been averaging 8.38 hits per game, less than the Detroit Tigers have managed so far this season (9.44 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Minnesota has the No. 19-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Tigers own the No. 28 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers endured a 7-1 loss at the hands of the Twins on Monday, with K Lobstein throwing 1.1 innings of 7-hit ball at Target Field.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Minnesota, Wednesday, September 16th