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Minnesota Twins Host Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Baseball Betting Action

A key battle on the MLB betting odds menu sees the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates dueling the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday at Target Field.

The Minnesota Twins will rely on Mike Pelfrey to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Charlie Morton will be his counterpart for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Mike Pelfrey is 5-7 this season, and Charlie Morton is 6-4.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Minnesota was a 106 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 computer prediction formulas pick a 4.4-4.3 win for the Twins on Tuesday. Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 4.4-4.3 result in favor of the Twins today. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs Minnesota Twins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Twins sport a record of 52-46 heading into this matchup, while the Pittsburgh Pirates sit at 57-41 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 12 (Minnesota Twins) and the No. 24 (Pittsburgh Pirates) teams, according to our current MLB Power Rankings.

Statistical Matchup

At the plate, Minnesota owns the No. 21 ranking for hits at 8.39 per game. By contrast, the Pittsburgh Pirates are rated No. 6 in the same category at 8.88 per game.

Comparing defensive stats, Pittsburgh owns the No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 3.89 runs per game on the highway. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates enjoyed a 3-1 victory at the expense of the Nationals on Sunday, with G Cole throwing 7.2 innings of 7-hit ball at PNC Park.

Minnesota didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 7-2 to New York on Sunday at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
  • Pittsburgh is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games when playing Minnesota
  • Minnesota is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • Minnesota is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home
  • Minnesota is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games when playing Pittsburgh

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Minnesota, Wednesday, July 29th