MLB odds handicappers also have high expectations for the Minnesota Twins as they are a MLB baseball betting favorite to win the American League Central Division.
The Boston Red Sox will host the Minnesota Twins in a spring training exhibition game on Saturday with a starting time of 7:05 PM ET. Sports Gambling will have side and total odds on this potential playoff series preview so be sure and open your account today for all of the action!
Minnesota has made the playoffs in 3 of the last 5 seasons including the past two and is considered to be the team to beat in the AL Central although the Chicago White Sox are likely to push them hard and perhaps the Detroit Tigers as well. Minnesota was 11-9 with the MLB lines to begin spring training.
Luke Hughes was flexing his muscles in exhibition play with a .333 batting average, 5 home runs, and 14 runs batted in. Jason Kubel was hitting an incredible .472 with 4 doubles, 1 triple, 1 home run, and 10 runs batted in. Carl Pavano did not allow an earned run in 13 innings of work from the mound.
Boston had a baseball wagering record of 14-12 to begin exhibition action. Jacoby Ellsbury had the hot bat for Boston as he was hitting .429 with 3 doubles, 2 home runs, and 5 runs batted in. Drew Sutton was hitting .341 with 5 doubles, 2 home runs, and 5 runs batted in.
John Lackey was 2-0 from the hill with a 1.72 earned run average as pitching is considered to be the Red Sox ace against the Yankees this year.
Boston was a +300 favorite to win the World Series at Sports-Gambling and was a +200 choice to win the American League. The Bosox were a -150 favorite to win the American League East and had an over under win total of 95.5.
Minnesota had an over under win total at Sports-Gambling of 85 and was a +140 selection to win the American League Central. The Twins had MLB odds of +800 to win the American League pennant and were a +2000 selection for the 2011 World Series title.