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Minnesota Twins take on the Boston Red Sox with Odds and Betting Pick

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Fenway Park on Monday as the host Boston Red Sox battle the Minnesota Twins in baseball betting odds action.

The Boston Red Sox will rely on Clay Buchholz to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Mike Pelfrey will be his counterpart for the Minnesota Twins. Clay Buchholz is 2-6 this season, and Mike Pelfrey is 4-1.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as MyBookie had set the Boston Red Sox as -160 favorites on the moneyline for this contest. The over under was hovering near 8.5 for betting fans hoping to turn a profit on totals at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.5-2.8 win for the Twins. A 5.5-2.8 result in favor of the Twins is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. 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

The Boston Red Sox sport a record of 22-29 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 30-19 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Boston Red Sox sit at No. 26 in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Minnesota Twins sit at No. 14 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Boston Red Sox No. 23 ranked offense (3.82 runs per game) against a Minnesota Twins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 13 at 4.16 runs allowed per game. The Boston Red Sox have been averaging 8.22 hits per game, less than the Minnesota Twins have managed so far this season (8.69 hits on average).

Minnesota brings the No. 13-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Red Sox's No. 28-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Blue Jays, a 6-5 final on Sunday in support of Ricky Nolasco at Target Field.

The Red Sox endured a 4-3 loss at the hands of the Rangers on Sunday, with Joe Kelly throwing 5 innings of 6-hit ball at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Boston
  • Minnesota is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games when playing on the road against Boston
  • Boston is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Boston's last 18 games
  • Boston is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Boston's last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Boston, Tuesday, June 2nd