Minnesota Twins vs. Detroit Tigers Free MLB Picks

May 17, 2012


If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Thursday when the Minnesota Twins and the Detroit Tigers meet at Comerica Park.
The Twins will give the ball to starter PJ Walters in this one. Righthander Walters is 0-1 this season with a 3.00 ERA.
Starting this game for the Tigers will be Doug Fister. The righthander has a 0.54 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Tigers listed as 230-moneyline favorites versus the Twins, while the game’s total is sitting at 8.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 11-7 winner as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +160 were rewarded, while the 18 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Team records:
Minnesota: 11-26 SU
Detroit: 18-19 SU

Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Milwaukee are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 2-8
After a win are 1-9

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Pittsburgh are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota’s last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota’s last 6 games when playing Detroit
Minnesota is 6-17 SU in its last 23 games
Minnesota is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Detroit is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games when playing Minnesota
Detroit is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit’s last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit’s last 9 games at home

Next up:
Minnesota at Milwaukee, Friday, May 18
Detroit home to Pittsburgh, Friday, May 18

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