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Texas Rangers at Minnesota Twins Betting Lines and Pick

The visiting Texas Rangers hope for a solid performance on Wednesday as they look to pick up a win at Target Field against the Minnesota Twins.

Texas puts its faith in starter Nick Martinez to earn a win and boost his personal mark of 7-6. Getting the ball for the Minnesota Twins is Mike Pelfrey, who owns a 5-7 record on the season with a 4.06 ERA.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Minnesota was a -110 moneyline favorites 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 9.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Rangers to win this game 4.1-3.9. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming MLB matchups here.

Texas Rangers vs Minnesota Twins Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Minnesota Twins sport a record of 55-56 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 55-56 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Texas injuries news.

The Odds Shark MLB Power Rankings have the Minnesota Twins at No. 30 and the Texas Rangers at No. 19 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota Twins No. 14 ranked offense (4.18 runs per game) against a Texas Rangers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 26 at 4.76 runs allowed per game. The Minnesota Twins have been averaging 8.24 hits per game, less than the Texas Rangers have managed so far this season (8.75 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Minnesota has the No. 25-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rangers own the No. 26 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas didn't get the job done in their last match, falling 3-2 to Minnesota on Tuesday at Target Field.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games
  • Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Minnesota, Thursday, August 13th