Tampa Bay Rays vs. Minnesota Twins odds, tips and betting trends

The Tampa Bay Rays (12-9) and Minnesota Twins (12-9) will battle on Sunday at Tropicana Field, starting at 1:10 PM ET.

The favored Rays (-150 Moneyline odds) play at home against the Twins (+129). The Tampa Bay Rays will give the start to Josh Fleming (2-2, 3.48 ERA) looking for win. 3 on the season, and the Twins will counter with Josh Winder.

Cody Stashak (1.0 IP, 0 R, 0 H, 1 K) registered a win in the Twins’ 9-1 Victory over the Rays Yesterday. Kyle Garlick led the way offensively, going 2-for-3 with two home runs and three RBI. Shane McClanahan (5.0 IP, 3 R, 4 H, 11 K) was handed the loss for the Rays.

To prepare for this Rays vs. Twins Showdown, here is everything you need to prepare for Sunday’s MLB action.

Tampa Bay Rays vs. Minnesota Twins Odds and Betting Lines

Major League Baseball odds courtesy of Tipico Sportsbook. Odds updated Sunday at 11:03 AM ET. For a full list of sports betting odds, access USA TODAY Sports Betting Scores Odds Hub.

  • Favorite: Rays (-150, but $ 150 to win $ 100)
  • Underdog: Twins (+129, but $ 100 to win $ 129)
  • Over / under: 7.5

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Rays Stats and Trends

Rays Betting Records

  • This season, the Rays have been favored 18 times and won 11, or 61.1% of those games.
  • Tampa Bay is 6-5 this season when Entering a game favored by -150 or more on the Moneyline.
  • The Rays have a 60% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the Moneyline.
  • Tampa Bay and its opponents have hit the over in eight of their 21 games with a total this season.
  • The Rays are 8-13-0 against the spread this season.

Josh Fleming (Rays Probable Starter)

  • The Rays’ Fleming will make his second start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance came in relief on Tuesday when they threw two innings out of the Bullpen against the Seattle Mariners, giving up no earned runs while allowing four hits.
  • He has pitched in four games this season with an ERA of 4.50, a 5 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1,750.
  • The Twins rank 20th in MLB with a .226 batting average this season. They have a team slugging percentage that ranks 16th in the league (.376) and 23 home runs.

Rays Batting Stats

  • The Rays have hit 19 Homers this season, which ranks 16th in the league.
  • Fueled by 56 extra-base hits, the Rays rank 13th in MLB with a .384 slugging percentage this season.
  • Tampa Bay’s .240 batting average is among the best in baseball, ranking ninth in MLB.
  • The Rays rank 15th in the league with 87 total runs scored this season.
  • Tampa Bay has the 11th-best on-base percentage in MLB this season (.317).
  • The Rays rank 18th with an average of 8.9 strikeouts per game.

Twins Stats and Trends

Twins Betting Records

  • The Twins have won in five of the 10 contests they have been named as odds-on underdogs in this year.
  • Minnesota has been listed as an underdog of +129 or more on two occasions this season and split those games.
  • The Moneyline set for this Matchup implies the Twins have a 43.7% chance of coming away with a Victory in the contest.
  • Minnesota and their opponents have gone over in eight of their 21 games with a total set by sportsbooks this season.
  • The Twins are 10-11-0 against the spread in their 21 games that had a posted line this season.

Josh Winder (Twins Probable Starter)

  • Winder gets the call to start for the Twins, his first of the season.
  • The 25-year-old right-hander has three appearances in relief this season.
  • In three appearances this season, they have compiled a 3.48 ERA and averages 4.4 strikeouts per nine innings while opposing batters are hitting .189 against him.
  • The Rays have scored 87 total runs this season, making them MLB’s 15th-ranked scoring offense so far this season. As a team they have a .240 batting average while hitting 19 home runs (16th in the league).

Twins Batting Stats

  • The Twins average 1.1 home runs per game to rank eighth in MLB play with 23 total home runs.
  • So far this year, the Twins are 16th in baseball with a .376 slugging percentage.
  • Minnesota has the 20th-ranked batting average in the league (.226).
  • The Twins score the 17th-most runs in baseball (85 total, 4.0 per game).
  • Minnesota Ranks 14th in baseball with a .311 on-base percentage.
  • The Twins Strike out 9.1 times per game to rank 23rd in the league.

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