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Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Betting Odds Preview and Pick

The visiting Minnesota Twins hope for a solid performance on Friday as they look to pick up a win at Comerica Park against the Detroit Tigers.

It's a pitching duel between Matt Boyd for the Detroit Tigers (1-5 on the year) and Mike Pelfrey for Minnesota Twins (6-10 so far).

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Detroit Tigers were listed as -116 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8.5 earlier at Bovada.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5-2.4 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

The Detroit Tigers sport a record of 71-81 heading into this matchup, while the Minnesota Twins sit at 78-74 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Detroit vs Minnesota injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 23-ranked Detroit Tigers and the No. 13-rated Minnesota Twins in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Detroit Tigers No. 13 ranked offense (4.31 runs per game) against a Minnesota Twins defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 18 at 4.36 runs allowed per game. The Detroit Tigers have been averaging 9.4 hits per game, more than the Minnesota Twins have managed so far this season (8.41 hits on average).

Minnesota brings the No. 18-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Tigers's No. 28-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Twins endured a 6-3 loss at the hands of the Indians on Thursday, with K Gibson throwing 2.2 innings of 7-hit ball at Target Field.

Detroit rolled to a 7-4 win against Chicago on Wednesday, as J Verlander and the Tigers' bats led the team to victory at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
  • Detroit is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • Detroit is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
  • Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Detroit, Saturday, September 26th