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Minnesota Twins vs Texas Rangers Betting Pick and Odds Preview

MLB wagering interest swings to the Minnesota Twins vs Texas Rangers battle on Sunday at Globe Life Park as the Rangers try to pick up a win on home turf and reward those moneyline betting.

The Texas Rangers will turn to Nick Martinez and his 5-2 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Minnesota Twins send Phil Hughes (4-6) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had installed the Texas Rangers as -115 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB betting odds matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting at 5Dimes started to move the line.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 5.3-3.7 result in favor of the Rangers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Minnesota Twins vs Texas Rangers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

33-29 Texas battles the Twins, currently with a 33-28 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Minnesota injuries news.

The MLB Power Rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Texas Rangers rated this week at No. 4 and the Minnesota Twins sitting at No. 13.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Texas Rangers No. 3-rated offense, averaging 4.61 runs per game, against a Minnesota Twins defense that ranks No. 16 at 4.23 in runs allowed per game. The Texas Rangers have averaged 8.61 hits per game so far, more than Minnesota Twins batters have averaged on the year (8.3 hits per game).

Texas owns the No. 23 defense, allowing 4.61 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Minnesota's No. 16-rated defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Minnesota suffered a 11-7 loss against Texas on Saturday, as Mike Pelfrey wasn't able to lead his team to victory at Globe Life Park.

Betting Trends
  • Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing Texas
  • Texas is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas's last 9 games
  • Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota

Next Betting Matchups

Minnesota at St. Louis, Monday, June 15th
Texas home to Los Angeles, Monday, June 15th