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MLB Odds Betting - Minnesota Twins Underdogs vs Cardinals at Minnesota

The MLB baseball betting odds board sees a clash between Minnesota and St. Louis on Thursday, with the host Twins trying to win for themselves and reward betting fans who pick them on the moneyline.

The Minnesota Twins will rely on Mike Pelfrey to turn in a quality outing on the mound in this one, while Jaime Garcia will be his counterpart for the St. Louis Cardinals. Mike Pelfrey is 5-3 this season, and Jaime Garcia is 2-3.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Minnesota Twins were listed as 120 moneyline underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline, while odds makers set the opening total line around 8 earlier at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.1-3.2 win for the Cardinals. A 4.1-3.2 result in favor of the Cardinals is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

St. Louis Cardinals vs Minnesota Twins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

35-30 Minnesota battles the Cardinals, currently with a 43-22 mark. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs St. Louis injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 19-rated Minnesota Twins and the league No. 4-ranked St. Louis Cardinals, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

On offense, it's a battle between the Minnesota Twins and its No. 16-rated batting order, averaging 4.15 runs per nine innings, against the No. 21 line up of the St. Louis Cardinals at 3.91 runs per outing.

St. Louis brings the No. 1-rated defense to this matchup, facing the Twins's No. 15-ranked defense.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cardinals were saddled with a loss last time out in Carlos Martinez's start, as they lost 3-1 against Minnesota on Wednesday at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • St. Louis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of St. Louis's last 5 games
  • St. Louis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of St. Louis's last 7 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 16-8 SU in its last 24 games at home
  • Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

St. Louis at Philadelphia, Friday, June 19th
Minnesota home to Chicago, Friday, June 19th