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Minnesota Twins at Cleveland Indians Betting Lines and Pick

The Cleveland Indians battle the visiting Minnesota Twins on Saturday in MLB betting odds action at Progressive Field.

It's a pitching duel between Corey Kluber for the Cleveland Indians (2-4 on the year) and Ervin Santana for Minnesota Twins (0-2 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Minnesota Twins were 170 moneyline underdogs in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 7.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.5-3.1 victory for the Indians. 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

17-15 Cleveland battles the Twins, currently with a 8-26 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Cleveland vs Minnesota injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cleveland Indians rated this week at No. 8 and the Minnesota Twins sitting at No. 27.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features the Cleveland Indians No. 14-ranked scoring average of 4.34 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins offense rated No. 28 and scoring 3.44 runs per game. The Indians have averaged 8.41 hits per game to date this season, more than the Twins hitters have managed (8.03 per nine innings).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Cleveland has the No. 9-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Twins own the No. 28 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota looks to rebound from a loss to the Indians, who beat them 7-6 on Friday behind a start from J Tomlin at Progressive Field.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 8 games
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
  • Cleveland is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games at home
  • Cleveland is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Cleveland, Sunday, May 15th