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Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers in MLB Betting Odds

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Detroit and Minnesota on Saturday, with the host Tigers trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

The Detroit Tigers will rely on Jordan Zimmermann to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jose Berrios will be his counterpart for the Minnesota Twins. Jordan Zimmermann is 7-9 this season, and Jose Berrios is 10-5.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Detroit was a -120 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 10.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 6.7-2.9 result in favor of the Twins. 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

Detroit (52-63) will face the 58-56 Twins in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Minnesota injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Detroit Tigers rated this week at No. 16 and the Minnesota Twins sitting at No. 9.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Detroit Tigers No. 9 ranked offense (4.79 runs per game) against a Minnesota Twins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 23 at 5.06 runs allowed per game. The Detroit Tigers have been averaging 8.83 hits per game, more than the Minnesota Twins have managed so far this season (8.61 hits on average).

Defensively, Minnesota features the No. 8-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.35 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 6 at home, scoring 5.38 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Tigers, a 9-4 final on Friday in support of K Gibson at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Detroit is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Detroit is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
  • Detroit is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Detroit, Sunday, August 13th