MLB Matchups  >>  Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins Preview 08/23/2014

 
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The Detroit Tigers and the Minnesota Twins will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Target Field.

The Tigers will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Buck Farmer in this game. Farmer has a 0-0 record and a 7.20 ERA this season.

The Twins will counter Farmer with Yohan Pino. Right hander Pino has a 5.37 ERA to go along with a 1-5 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 118-moneyline favorites versus the Twins, while the game's total is sitting at 9.

In their last action, Detroit was a 20-6 loser on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Minnesota at -105 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (26) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

Detroit:
Team record: 68-58
Detroit is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Detroit's last 16 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Detroit's last 12 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Minnesota:
Team record: 57-70
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Minnesota is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home
Next up:
Detroit at Minnesota Saturday, August 23