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MLB Betting Line Favors the Minnesota Twins over the Texas Rangers

The Minnesota Twins will try to be nasty hosts on Saturday when the Texas Rangers pay a visit to Target Field.

Chi Chi Gonzalez gets the ball in front of a hostile crowd for the Texas Rangers on Saturday; he's 0-0 on the season. The Minnesota Twins, meanwhile, will counter with Tyler Duffey, who will be looking to improve on his 3-6 mark.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those betting on the visitors in this one found the Texas Rangers listed as underdogs of 108 at most sportsbooks, including Bovada. Total bettors saw the number open in the area of 9.5, check for odds updates at MyBookie.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 4.2-4.0 result in favor of 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 25-54 heading into this matchup, while the Texas Rangers sit at 52-29 on the season Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Minnesota vs Texas injuries news.

It's a MLB baseball betting matchup between the No. 25-rated Minnesota Twins and the league No. 8-ranked Texas Rangers, according to the latest MLB power poll here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Minnesota Twins No. 26 ranked offense (4.04 runs per game) against a Texas Rangers defense and pitching staff that sits at No. 8 at 4.22 runs allowed per game. The Minnesota Twins have been averaging 8.39 hits per game, less than the Texas Rangers have managed so far this season (9.02 hits on average).

Pitching and defensive stats are important baseball handicapping betting factors and Minnesota has the No. 29-ranked defense. In the other dugout, the Rangers own the No. 8 mark in runs allowed.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rangers beat Minnesota in extra innings, earning a 3-2 victory at Target Field in MLB wagering action.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 14-3 ATS in its last 17 games
  • Texas is 13-4 SU in its last 17 games
  • Texas is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
  • Texas is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • Minnesota is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Minnesota is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 19 of Minnesota's last 25 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Minnesota, Sunday, July 3rd