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Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers in MLB Betting Odds

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

Adalberto Mejia, with a record of 4-6 on the season, gets the ball for the Minnesota Twins, while the Detroit Tigers trot Jordan Zimmermann to the mound in this one. He is 8-12 so far in 2017.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Minnesota Twins were -133 moneyline favorites in this one earlier in the day at most online sportsbooks including Bovada. The total was 10.5 at Bet365 for those preferring over under betting.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 6.0-5.1 win for 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 (62-90) will face the 78-74 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. 29 and the Minnesota Twins sitting at No. 4.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and Detroit has baseball's No. 17-rated offensive output, at 8.95 hits per game. The Minnesota Twins average 8.81 hits per game, good for No. 14 on the list.

Minnesota brings the No. 21-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Tigers's No. 30-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Twins endured a 11-3 loss at the hands of the Yankees on Wednesday, with B Colon throwing 3.1 innings of 7-hit ball at Yankee Stadium.

The Tigers were saddled with a loss last time out in A Sanchez's start, as they lost 3-2 against Oakland on Wednesday at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games
  • Minnesota is 16-8 ATS in its last 24 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Detroit is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Detroit is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games
  • Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Detroit, Friday, September 22nd