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Minnesota Twins vs Cleveland Indians Betting Preview

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July 27, 8:10 PM | GrassTarget Field

Cleveland Indians vs Minnesota Twins Odds

50-49TEAM RECORD40-58

The Minnesota Twins look to emerge victorious in MLB odds action as the Indians arrive at Target Field on Friday.

Scott Diamond gets the call for the Minnesota Twins and he will try to build on a 8-4 mark. In the other dugout, Josh Tomlin brings a 5-7 ledger to the game for the Indians as he tries to quiet the Twins bats.

View Cleveland vs Minnesota Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had installed the Twins as -125 moneyline favorites in this particular MLB matchup. The total, meanwhile, was set early at 9 before betting started to move the line.

Power Rankings:
The Twins - Indians odds would favor the Indians if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Minnesota is rated No. 14 in the current American League Odds Shark poll, while Cleveland is at No. 10 in the American League.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota's No. 9 ranked American League offense (4.2 runs per game) against a Indians defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 12 in the American League at 4.8 runs allowed per game. The Twins have been averaging 9 hits per game, more than the Indians have managed so far this season (8.7 hits on average).

Minnesota owns the American League's No. 14 defense, allowing 5.3 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cleveland's American League No. 12-rated defense.

The Indians were a 5-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at +156 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors. Cleveland looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Tigers, a 5-3 final on Thursday in support of Zach McAllister at Progressive Field.

In their last action, Minnesota was an 8-2 loser on the road against the White Sox. Bettors on Chicago at -200 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (10) sent OVER bettors home happy as well. Minnesota suffered an 8-2 loss against Chicago on Wednesday, as Nick Blackburn wasn't able to lead his team to victory at U.S. Cellular Field.

Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 5-5
After a win are 3-7

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Cleveland are 4-6
After playing Chi White Sox are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7

A few Indians at Twins trends to consider:
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games on the road
Cleveland is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Minnesota's last 12 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing at home against Cleveland
Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Cleveland at Minnesota, Saturday, July 28