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Minnesota Twins Open as Moneyline Underdog vs the Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox host Minnesota on Friday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 54-39 mark against the 35-60 Twins in MLB betting odds action at Fenway Park.

The Boston Red Sox will rely on Eduardo Rodriguez to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Kyle Gibson will be his counterpart for the Minnesota Twins. Eduardo Rodriguez is 2-3 this season, and Kyle Gibson is 2-6.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Boston sat as -184 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 10.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 6.0-2.0 win for the Red Sox on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs Boston Red Sox Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

54-39 Boston battles the Twins, currently with a 35-60 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Minnesota injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 11 (Boston Red Sox) and the No. 5 (Minnesota Twins) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Boston Red Sox No. 1-rated offense, averaging 5.69 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins defense that ranks No. 28 at 5.24 in runs allowed per game. The Boston Red Sox have averaged 10.31 hits per game so far, more than Minnesota Twins batters have averaged on the year (8.53 hits per game).

Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the No. 28-rated road mark, allowing 5.09 runs per game on the highway. Boston, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota was scored on plenty on Thursday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 13-2 loss to Boston.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 14-4 ATS in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 8-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Boston is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Boston is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games
  • Boston is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Boston, Saturday, July 23rd