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New York Yankees home to Twins in baseball betting action

Minnesota TwinsNew York Yankees
Sep 19, 1:05 PM | GrassYankee Stadium

Minnesota Twins vs New York Yankees Odds

59-92TEAM RECORD91-60

MLB wagering interest swings to the New York vs Minnesota battle on Monday at Yankee Stadium as the Yankees try to defend home turf and reward moneyline bettors.

Minnesota puts its faith in starter Scott Diamond to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 1-4. Getting the ball for the Yankees is AJ Burnett, who owns a 10-11 record on the season with a 5.20 ERA.

View Minnesota vs NY Yankees Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had set the Yankees as -235 favorites on the opening moneyline for this contest. The over under opened at 10 for bettors hoping to turn a profit on totals.

Power Rankings:
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 14-rated Twins taking on the American League's No. 1-rated Yankees in this contest.

How They Match Up:
Rating these teams in several key categories is important for handicappers and New York has the American League's No. 2-rated offensive output, at 9 hits per game. The Twins average 8.2 hits per game, good for No. 12 on the American League list.

Comparing defensive stats, Minnesota owns the American League's No. 12-rated road mark, allowing 4.9 runs per game on the highway. New York, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 6-5 result against the Indians on September 18. Bettors who backed the Indians at -138 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. The Twins endured a 6-5 loss at the hands of the Indians on Sunday, with Carl Pavano throwing 6 2/3 innings of 5-hit ball at Target Field.

In their last action, New York was a 3-0 loser on the road against the Blue Jays. Bettors on Toronto at -108 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well. The Yankees were shut out in their last start, struggling to get much going against the Toronto staff and losing 3-0 to the Blue Jays on Sunday at Rogers Centre.

Minnesota Twins Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-6
Before playing Seattle are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a loss are 1-9

New York Yankees Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 5-5
After playing Toronto are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few Twins at Yankees trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing on the road against NY Yankees
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-21 SU in their last 25 games when playing NY Yankees
NY Yankees are 15-2 SU in their last 17 games when playing at home against Minnesota
NY Yankees are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home
NY Yankees are 21-4 SU in their last 25 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees' last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota home to Seattle, Tuesday, September 20
NY Yankees home to Tampa Bay, Tuesday, September 20