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MLB Betting Line Favors the Detroit Tigers over the Minnesota Twins

The Detroit Tigers will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Minnesota Twins invade Comerica Park on Friday.

Anibal Sanchez gets the call for the Detroit Tigers and he will try to build on a 3-2 mark. In the other dugout, Kyle Gibson brings a 6-9 ledger to the game for the Minnesota Twins as he tries to quiet the Tigers bats.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those going with the Detroit Tigers in this one found them listed on the odds board as moneyline favorites of -123 at BetOnline for Friday's contest. The betting total was hovering near 10.5 at Bovada.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.6-3.0 win for the Twins on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Detroit Tigers bring a 52-62 record to the battle against the 57-56 Twins. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Minnesota injuries news.

This game puts the Detroit Tigers, most recently No. 16 in Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings, up against the Minnesota Twins, who rate a No. 9 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Detroit Tigers and its No. 8-rated batting order, averaging 4.8 runs per nine innings, against the No. 18 line up of the Minnesota Twins at 4.58 runs per outing.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Detroit has the No. 23-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Twins own the No. 24 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Brewers, a 7-2 final on Thursday in support of Dietrich Enns at Miller Park.

The Tigers were saddled with a loss last time out in D Verhagen's start, as they lost 7-5 against Pittsburgh on Thursday at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Detroit is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • Detroit is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Detroit, Saturday, August 12th