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Minnesota Twins Host Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB Baseball Betting Action

The Minnesota Twins will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Pittsburgh Pirates invade Target Field on Wednesday.

The Minnesota Twins will turn to Ervin Santana and his 2-0 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Pittsburgh Pirates send Francisco Liriano (6-6) to the hill.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Minnesota sat as 110 underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 7.5, according to MyBookie.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Twins to win this game 4.7-4.6. 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

52-47 Minnesota battles the Pirates, currently with a 58-41 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Pittsburgh injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 12-rated Minnesota Twins and the league No. 24-ranked Pittsburgh Pirates, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates rank No. 6 at 8.9 hits per game. That compares with the Minnesota Twins No. 20 ranking in that category.

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Minnesota has the No. 17-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Pirates own the No. 3 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates grabbed a win last time out, defeating M Pelfrey and the Twins 8-7 on Tuesday at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Pittsburgh is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games when playing Minnesota
  • Minnesota is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
  • Minnesota is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, Thursday, July 30th
Minnesota home to Seattle, Thursday, July 30th