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Baltimore Orioles Starter Wei-Yin Chen Out to Silence Minnesota Twins Bats in MLB Contest

The Minnesota Twins will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Orioles in Baltimore at Camden Yards on Friday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

Wei-Yin Chen will take the mound for the Baltimore Orioles, and he'll carry a 7-6 record into the contest. Tommy Milone gets the ball for the Minnesota Twins; he's 6-3 so far this season.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Baltimore Orioles as -169 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 8.5 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.4-3.3 win for the Orioles. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs Baltimore Orioles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Baltimore (62-58) will face the 60-61 Twins in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Baltimore vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Baltimore Orioles at No. 15 and the Minnesota Twins at No. 26 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Baltimore Orioles No. 7-ranked scoring average of 4.47 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins offense rated No. 10 and scoring 4.31 runs per game. The Orioles have averaged 8.66 hits per game to date this season, more than the Twins hitters have managed (8.35 per nine innings).

Minnesota brings the No. 24-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Orioles's No. 12-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota routed Baltimore on Thursday by a 15-2 score at Camden Yards, plating runs all day in baseball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 10 of Minnesota's last 15 games
  • Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 8 of Minnesota's last 9 games on the road
  • Baltimore is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games
  • Baltimore is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Baltimore, Saturday, August 22nd