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Minnesota Twins Home to the Detroit Tigers in MLB Betting Odds Action

The Detroit Tigers will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Twins in Minnesota at Target Field on Friday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Matthew Boyd gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Detroit Tigers on Friday; he's 6-10 on the season. The Minnesota Twins, meanwhile, will counter with Kyle Gibson, who will be looking to improve on his 12-10 mark.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 8.4-1.8 win for the Twins on Friday. 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 bring a 83-76 record to the battle against the 63-96 Tigers. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Detroit injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Minnesota Twins rated this week at No. 7 and the Detroit Tigers sitting at No. 30.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Minnesota Twins No. 7-ranked scoring average of 5.04 runs per game, against a Detroit Tigers offense rated No. 17 and scoring 4.58 runs per game. The Twins have averaged 8.92 hits per game to date this season, more than the Tigers hitters have managed (8.89 per nine innings).

Minnesota owns the No. 20 defense, allowing 5.04 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Detroit's No. 30-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tigers enjoyed a 4-1 victory at the expense of the Royals on Thursday, with D Norris throwing 5 innings of 2-hit ball at Kauffman Stadium.

The Twins hope to make more contact than they did in their start against C Carrasco, who struck out 14 batters in 5-2 loss on Thursday at Progressive Field.

Betting Trends
  • Detroit is 5-13 ATS in its last 18 games
  • Detroit is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 12 games
  • Detroit is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 11-5 ATS in its last 16 games at home
  • Minnesota is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Detroit at Minnesota, Saturday, September 30th