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Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Indians Betting Odds Preview and Pick

Those betting on MLB baseball odds will look to pick a winner at Progressive Field on Friday as the host Cleveland Indians battle the Minnesota Twins in baseball betting odds action.

Minnesota puts its faith in starter Mike Pelfrey to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 5-7. Getting the ball for the Cleveland Indians is Cody Anderson, who owns a 2-3 record on the season with a 3.37 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Minnesota Twins were 148 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 8.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 3.5-3.3 win for the Indians on Friday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 3.5-3.3 result in favor of the Indians today. 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

The Cleveland Indians sport a record of 49-58 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 54-54 on the season 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. 25-ranked Cleveland Indians and the No. 28-rated Minnesota Twins in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Minnesota Twins rank No. 24 at 8.24 hits per game. That compares with the Cleveland Indians No. 22 ranking in that category.

Minnesota brings the No. 19-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Indians's No. 15-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Twins endured a 9-3 loss at the hands of the Blue Jays on Thursday, with K Gibson throwing 4.2 innings of 9-hit ball at Rogers Centre.

The Indians endured a 4-3 loss at the hands of the Angels on Wednesday, with D Salazar throwing 6 innings of 3-hit ball at Angel Stadium.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Cleveland, Saturday, August 8th