MLB Matchups  >>  Boston Red Sox vs. Minnesota Twins Preview 05/13/2014

 
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The fans at Target Field will be treated to a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins when they take their seats on Tuesday.

The Red Sox will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Felix Doubront in this game. Doubront has a 1-3 record and a 5.09 ERA this season.

The Twins will counter Doubront with Ricky Nolasco. Righthander Nolasco has a 5.64 ERA to go along with a 2-3 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Red Sox listed as 120-moneyline favorites versus the Twins, while the game's total is sitting at 8½.
Boston was a 5-2 winner in its last match on the road against the Rangers. They won as -112 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors.
The Twins were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Tigers. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at +137 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Boston has won 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Boston: 19-18 SU
Minnesota: 17-19 SU
BOSTON MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Texas are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

MINNESOTA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Boston are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a win are 4-6


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Boston's last 8 games
Boston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Minnesota's last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing at home against Boston

NEXT UP:
Minnesota home to Boston, Wednesday, May 14