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Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins MLB Baseball Betting Lines Preview

Target Field hosts an MLB battle between the Minnesota Twins and the visiting Detroit Tigers on Thursday.

The match puts starter Justin Verlander for the Detroit Tigers on the hill facing Ervin Santana for the Minnesota Twins. Verlander brings a 14-8 mark to the game, while Santana is 7-10 to date on the season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Detroit Tigers listed as favorites of -143 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 Tigers to win this game 5.4-2.6. 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 55-96 heading into this matchup, while the Detroit Tigers sit at 80-70 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Detroit injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Minnesota Twins at No. 29 and the Detroit Tigers at No. 24 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Minnesota owns the No. 11 ranking for hits at 8.83 per game. By contrast, the Detroit Tigers are rated No. 5 in the same category at 9.1 per game.

Defensively, Detroit features the No. 16-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.63 runs per game. Minnesota, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 at home, scoring 4.43 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Detroit got the job done in their last match in a 8-1 victory over Minnesota on Tuesday at Target Field behind starter Matt Boyd.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • Detroit is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 6-14 ATS in its last 20 games at home
  • Minnesota is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit home to Kansas City, Friday, September 23rd
Minnesota home to Seattle, Friday, September 23rd