Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins
If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Sunday when the Detroit Tigers and the Minnesota Twins meet at Target Field.
The Tigers will trot Jordan Zimmermann out to the mound in this one. Right hander Zimmermann has a 0-1 record and a 2.50 ERA this season.
Zimmermann's opponent in this one will be Jose Berrios. The Twins right hander has a 2.18 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Twins as -190-moneyline favorites versus the Tigers, while the game's total opened at 8.
Minnesota was a 4-3 winner in its last match on the road against the Tigers. They won as -200 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Detroit, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Twins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at -200 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Team record: 8-6 SU
Detroit is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Detroit is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 5 games on the road
Team record: 7-4 SU
Minnesota is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Detroit
Minnesota is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Minnesota's last 22 games when playing Detroit
Detroit home to Pittsburgh Tuesday, April 16
Minnesota home to Toronto Monday, April 15