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Cleveland Sends Mike Clevinger vs Hector Santiago in Minnesota Twins vs Indians Game

The Minnesota Twins will look to pick up a road win when they take on the Indians in Cleveland at Progressive Field on Thursday in MLB baseball betting odds action.

The Cleveland Indians will rely on Mike Clevinger to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Hector Santiago will be his counterpart for the Minnesota Twins. Mike Clevinger is 0-1 this season, and Hector Santiago is 10-4.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Cleveland was a -153 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at 5Dimes pick an opening over under number of 9.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 7.8-3.4 win for the Twins on Thursday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Indians Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

60-45 Cleveland battles the Twins, currently with a 43-64 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Minnesota injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 5-ranked Cleveland Indians and the No. 9-rated Minnesota Twins in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Cleveland Indians No. 5-ranked scoring average of 4.96 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins offense rated No. 13 and scoring 4.64 runs per game. The Indians have averaged 9.01 hits per game to date this season, more than the Twins hitters have managed (8.89 per nine innings).

Defensively, Minnesota features the No. 28-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.15 runs per game. Cleveland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 3 at home, scoring 5.68 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Indians, a 13-5 final on Wednesday in support of Tyler Duffey at Progressive Field.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Cleveland is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games at home
  • Cleveland is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
  • Cleveland is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Tampa Bay, Friday, August 5th
Cleveland at New York, Friday, August 5th