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Texas Rangers at Minnesota Twins Betting Lines and Pick

The Minnesota Twins will look to bolster their win total and reward those moneyline betting when the Texas Rangers invade Target Field on Thursday.

For the Minnesota Twins, Ervin Santana gets the ball, charged with keeping the Texas Rangers hitters off the base paths. He'll face Chi Chi Gonzalez, on the year.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the MLB moneyline for this betting odds matchup, Minnesota sat as -130 favorites earlier in the day at Bovada. The over/under total was set at 9, according to MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 4.4-4.2 win for the Twins. 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 57-56 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 55-57 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Texas injuries news.

The Minnesota Twins vs Texas Rangers odds would favor the Rangers if the betting lines were set according to our power ranks. Minnesota is rated No. 30 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas is at No. 19.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to getting on base, the visiting Texas Rangers rank No. 10 at 8.71 hits per game. That compares with the Minnesota Twins No. 23 ranking in that category.

Comparing defensive stats, Texas owns the No. 18-rated road mark, allowing 4.35 runs per game on the highway. Minnesota, on the other hand, rates No. 4 in scoring at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas was scored on plenty on Wednesday, falling behind early and watching runners cross the plate all game in a 11-1 loss to Minnesota.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Texas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games on the road
  • Texas is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
  • Minnesota is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games
  • Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to Tampa Bay, Friday, August 14th
Minnesota home to Cleveland, Friday, August 14th