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Minnesota Twins vs Tampa Bay Rays in MLB Betting Odds

The Tampa Bay Rays host Minnesota on Friday, looking to pick up a win and improve their 44-63 mark against the 43-65 Twins in MLB betting odds action at Tropicana Field.

Tampa Bay hands the ball to starter Blake Snell in this one and he'll try to improve on his 3-4 mark on the year. Minnesota counters with Ervin Santana, who will try to quiet the fans and the Rays bats at the same time.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The moneyline was hovering in the range of -126 for the Tampa Bay Rays in this one over at Bovada. The over under number was sitting near 7.5 at 5Dimes.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 5.2-4.0 victory 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 Tampa Bay Rays Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Tampa Bay (44-63) will face the 43-65 Twins in this tilt. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Tampa Bay vs Minnesota injuries news.

According to MLB Power Rankings here, it's the No. 1-ranked Tampa Bay Rays and the No. 12-rated Minnesota Twins in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Tampa Bay Rays and its No. 25-rated batting order, averaging 4 runs per nine innings, against the No. 13 line up of the Minnesota Twins at 4.61 runs per outing.

Defensively, Minnesota features the No. 28-rated defense on the road, allowing 5.23 runs per game. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 at home, scoring 3.63 runs per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Twins were saddled with a loss last time out in H Santiago's start, as they lost 9-2 against Cleveland on Thursday at Progressive Field.

The Rays hope for a dominant pitching performance similar to their last game when D Smyly struck out 10 batters in 3-2 victory on Thursday at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 14-2 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
  • Tampa Bay is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Tampa Bay is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 16 of Tampa Bay's last 21 games
  • Tampa Bay is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at Tampa Bay, Saturday, August 6th