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Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds Preview and Pick

Comerica Park hosts an MLB battle between the Detroit Tigers and the visiting Minnesota Twins on Tuesday.

The Detroit Tigers will rely on Mike Pelfrey to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Phil Hughes will be his counterpart for the Minnesota Twins. Mike Pelfrey is 0-4 this season, and Phil Hughes is 1-6.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to pick the visiting Minnesota Twins before the first pitch in this match found them as 110 moneyline underdogs earlier today at Bovada. They saw the over/under total of 9.5 earlier at TopBet.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 5.9-3.6 win for the Tigers on Tuesday. 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 (17-21) will face the 10-27 Twins in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Minnesota injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Detroit Tigers at No. 23 and the Minnesota Twins at No. 28 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Detroit Tigers No. 14-rated offense, averaging 4.37 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins defense that ranks No. 28 at 5.27 in runs allowed per game. The Detroit Tigers have averaged 8.92 hits per game so far, more than Minnesota Twins batters have averaged on the year (8.19 hits per game).

Detroit owns the No. 23 defense, allowing 4.37 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's No. 28-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Twins endured a 10-8 loss at the hands of the Tigers on Monday, with Jose Berrios throwing 0.2 innings of 3-hit ball at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 4-17 SU in its last 21 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 9 games on the road
  • Detroit is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games at home
  • Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Detroit, Wednesday, May 18th