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Tyler Duffey, Alfredo Simon Take Mound in Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Tilt

The Detroit Tigers host Minnesota on Saturday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 72-81 mark against the 78-75 Twins in MLB betting odds action at Comerica Park.

Detroit sends Alfredo Simon out against Tyler Duffey for the Minnesota Twins in this game. Simon is 13-10 with a 5.21 ERA on the season, while Duffey is 4-1 on the year and has a 3.15 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Detroit was a 122 moneyline underdogs 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 8.5.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Twins to win this game 4.9-2.6. 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 (72-81) will face the 78-75 Twins in this tilt. 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

The game also pits Detroit Tigers No. 13-rated offense, averaging 4.32 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins defense that ranks No. 19 at 4.37 in runs allowed per game. The Detroit Tigers have averaged 9.42 hits per game so far, more than Minnesota Twins batters have averaged on the year (8.37 hits per game).

Defensively, Minnesota features the No. 26-rated defense on the road, allowing 4.79 runs per game. Detroit, meanwhile, comes in at No. 17 at home, scoring 4.23 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota suffered a 6-4 loss against Detroit on Friday, as M Pelfrey wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Comerica Park.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • Minnesota is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games when playing Detroit
  • Minnesota is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Detroit
  • Detroit is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 9 games
  • Detroit is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games when playing Minnesota
  • Detroit is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Detroit, Sunday, September 27th