MLB Matchups  >>  Minnesota vs. Detroit Preview 06/15/2014


The division rival Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers are set to renew hostilities on Sunday when they meet at Comerica Park.

The Twins will pin their hopes on the pitching of right hander Ricky Nolasco in this game. Nolasco has a 4-5 record and a 5.70 ERA this season.

Nolasco's opponent in this one will be Rick Porcello. The Tigers right hander has a 4.16 ERA to go along with a 8-4 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 168-moneyline favorites versus the Twins, while the game's total is sitting at 9.

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 12-9 result against the Tigers on June 14. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -197 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (21) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Team record: 32-34
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 10 games when playing Detroit
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Team record: 35-29
Detroit is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games
Detroit is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Detroit's last 12 games at home
Next up:
Minnesota at Boston Monday, June 16
Detroit home to Kansas City Monday, June 16