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Boston Red Sox Starter Eduardo Rodriguez Out to Silence Minnesota Twins Bats in MLB Contest

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Minnesota Twins dueling the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday at Fenway Park.

It's a pitching duel between Eduardo Rodriguez for the Boston Red Sox (1-0 on the year) and Phil Hughes for Minnesota Twins (4-4 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -150 for the Boston Red Sox in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 8.5 at 5Dimes.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 5.4-2.7 win for the Twins. A 5.4-2.7 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

23-29 Boston battles the Twins, currently with a 30-20 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Boston vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Boston Red Sox vs Minnesota Twins odds would favor the Twins if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Boston is rated No. 26 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Minnesota is at No. 14.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Boston Red Sox No. 26-rated offense, averaging 3.77 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins defense that ranks No. 11 at 4.1 in runs allowed per game. The Boston Red Sox have averaged 8.19 hits per game so far, less than Minnesota Twins batters have averaged on the year (8.58 hits per game).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Boston has the No. 27-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Twins own the No. 11 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Clay Buchholz shut down the Twins in their last game, striking out 8 in a 1-0 shutout over Minnesota in baseball action at Fenway Park.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Boston, Wednesday, June 3rd