MLB Matchups  >>  Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians Preview 04/06/2014

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The Minnesota Twins and the Cleveland Indians will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Progressive Field.

The Twins will give the ball to starter Ricky Nolasco in this one. Righthander Nolasco is 0-1 this season with a 7.50 ERA.

Meanwhile, it'll be Justin Masterson who starts for the Indians. Righthander Masterson is 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Indians listed as 171-moneyline favorites versus the Twins, while the game's total is sitting at 8.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 7-3 winner as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +155 were rewarded, while the 10 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

TEAM RECORDS:
Minnesota: 2-3 SU
Cleveland: 3-2 SU
MINNESOTA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Cleveland are 2-8
After a win are 3-7

CLEVELAND MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing San Diego are 7-2
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 16 of Minnesota's last 24 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Cleveland is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games at home
Cleveland is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
Cleveland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home

NEXT UP:
Minnesota home to Oakland, Monday, April 7
Cleveland home to San Diego, Monday, April 7