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Minnesota sends Kevin Slowey vs Philip Hughes in Twins vs Yankees game

New York YankeesMinnesota Twins
Aug 19, 8:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

New York Yankees vs Minnesota Twins Odds

75-47TEAM RECORD54-69

The Minnesota Twins look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Yankees arrive at Target Field on Friday.

The Twins will rely on Kevin Slowey to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Philip Hughes will be his counterpart for the Yankees. Kevin Slowey is 0-0 this season, and Philip Hughes is 3-3.

View NY Yankees vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting New York before the first pitch in this match will find them as 155-moneyline favorites. They will see an opening total of 9.

Power Rankings:
The Twins - Yankees odds would favor the Yankees if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Minnesota is rated No. 13 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while New York is at No. 1 in the American League.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Minnesota has the American League's No. 12-rated offensive output, at 8.5 hits per game. The Yankees average 9.1 hits per game, good for No. 5 on the American League list.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping factors and Minnesota has the American League's No. 13-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Yankees own the American League's No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

The Yankees were an 8-4 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Twins. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -210 on the moneyline, while the total score (12) was good news for OVER bettors. The Yankees grabbed a win last time out, defeating Brian Duensing and the Twins 8-4 on Thursday at Target Field.

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 3-7
After playing NY Yankees are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few Yankees at Twins trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
NY Yankees are 20-3 SU in their last 23 games when playing Minnesota
NY Yankees are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of NY Yankees' last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 9 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Minnesota's last 16 games when playing NY Yankees
Minnesota is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
Minnesota is 3-20 SU in their last 23 games when playing NY Yankees

Next up:
NY Yankees at Minnesota, Saturday, August 20