Texas Rangers vs Minnesota Twins Pick

Rangers vs Twins Predictions 07/01/16

The Texas Rangers have lost two in a row but, they get to play the Minnesota Twins who are the worst team in baseball. Texas leads Houston by 8 1/2 games in the American League West. The Rangers are off to their best 80-game start in club history at 51-29 and were 20-8 in June. Minnesota (25-53) finished 2-4 on a six game road trip.

GAME: Texas Rangers (51-29) at Minnesota Twins (25-53)
DATE/TIME: Friday, July 01 – 8:10 PM EST
WHERE: Target Field, Minneapolis, Minnesota
LINE: Rangers Money Line -110, RL -1.5 (145) TOTAL: 9.5

Starting Pichers:
Rangers LH Martin Perez (7-4, 3.44 ERA) vs Twins RH Ervin Santana (2-7, 4.64)

Perez allowed one run and six hits in six innings of a 6-2 victory over Boston on Sunday, running his unbeaten streak to seven starts. He has gone at least six innings in all of them. Santana received a no-decision after allowing one run and six hits in five innings of Minnesota’s 2-1 loss at Yankee Stadium on Saturday.

Rangers vs Twins Betting Trends

TEXAS RANGERS
Texas is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
Texas is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Texas’s last 17 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Texas’s last 15 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
MINNESOTA TWINS
Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 19 of Minnesota’s last 24 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota’s last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Minnesota’s last 17 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Minnesota’s last 15 games when playing at home against Texas

Texas Rangers vs Minnesota Twins Prediction

The Rangers are the best team in the American League and the Twins are the worst team. I am going to split my bet on this one. I am placing half of my wager on the Rangers money line at -110 and half on the Rangers run line (-1.5) at +145.

Rangers vs Twins Score Prediction:
Rangers 8 – Twins 3