At 7:40 PM ET, the Rockies and Twins face off in an interleague matchup. This one is being played at Target Field in Minneapolis, and the Rockies are the slight money line underdog (+182), while the Twins are favored at -218. The over/under line is sitting at 8.5 runs.

Colorado comes into the game with a record of 23-42, while the Twins are 34-31, putting them third in the AL Central. The Rockies are 5th in the NL West. Dakota Hudson will start for the Rockies, and he is facing off against Chris Paddack for the Twins. Monday's forecast in Minneapolis calls for temperatures in the mid 70s and partly cloudy skies.

COLORADO ROCKIES VS MINNESOTA TWINS BETTING PICK

The Pick: OVER 8.5 Runs

This game will be played at Target Field at 7:40 ET on Monday, June 10th.

HOW TO BET THE ROCKIES VS TWINS:

  • We have the Twins winning by a score of 5 to 4
  • However, if you're looking for a run line pick, we like the Rockies to cover
  • As for an over/under pick, we have this game finishing with 9 runs and like the over

Rockies Records & Stats

The Rockies will be looking to get back on track after closing out their series vs. the Cardinals with a 5-1 loss. Colorado was the +145 underdog on the road going into this matchup. Things started off well for the Rockies, as they got on the board with a run in the 2nd inning but gave up the lead right away as the Cardinals scored in the bottom of the 2nd.

Ty Blach got the start for the Rockies and took the loss. He only lasted five innings, giving up four earned runs on eight hits. Elias Diaz had a good day at the plate, going 2/4 with a run scored.

At 23-42, the Rockies are in 5th place in the NL West, and they trail the Dodgers by 17 games for the division lead. So far, they have gone just 9-14 in divisional games. Colorado will be on the road today, and they are just 10-25 on the road this year compared to 13-17 at home.

As the road underdog, the Rockies have gone 10-25 this year, which matches their overall road record. Colorado's series record is 4-15-2, and they are coming off splitting a series with the Cardinals.

When betting the run line on the Rockies this season, you would have a record of 33-32. They have been a better bet on the road, where they are 18-17. Their average run differential in all games is -1.6 runs per game, and they have been a better bet when they are the underdog, going 33-32.

The Colorado Rockies are on the road against the Minnesota Twins, and the over/under line for today's game is set at 8.5 runs. The combined run average in Rockies games this season is 9.7, and their over/under record is 33-31. When the over/under line is set at 8.5 runs, their record is 3-5. Overall, 53.8% of their games have had over/under lines set higher than 8.5 runs.

Right-hander Dakota Hudson gets the start for the Rockies today as he faces the Twins on the road. Hudson has made 12 starts this season and has a record of 2-7 with an ERA of 5.25. Looking at his overall numbers, opponents are batting .247 this season, and he has a BB/9 figure of 4.82 compared to 5.11 strikeouts per nine innings. Hudson's last outing came on June 5th, where he finished with a no-decision, giving up four earned runs in 4 1/3 innings of work. Before that, he had turned in two straight quality starts.

Colorado's offense has been a bit below average this season, averaging 4.1 runs per game, which is 21st in the league. However, they have been better at home, putting up 4.5 runs per contest. The Rockies come into the game with a team batting average of .246 (9th) and have the league's 9th ranked on-base percentage.

Shortstop Ezequiel Tovar has been swinging a hot bat of late, going 11/38 in his last nine games, including two homers. For the season, he is batting .294 and is 12th in the MLB with 10 home runs. Ryan McMahon is also tied for the team lead with 10 homers and is the Rockies' leader in RBIs, with 34.

Twins Records & Stats

The Twins's offense was hot right out of the gates in their most recent game vs. the Pirates, closing out their series with an 11-5 win. After allowing three runs to the Pirates in the 2nd inning, the Twins responded with three runs of their own. Minnesota went on to add another three runs in the 4th inning.

Things really got out of hand for the Pirates in the 10th inning, as the Twins scored seven runs in the inning. Minnesota was the +100 underdog on the road going into the game.

Minnesota will open their series vs. the Rockies at home, and they are 8.5 games behind the Guardians in the AL Central. The Twins are 34-31 overall and 15-11 against other AL Central teams. Minnesota lost two of three games in their most recent series vs. the Pirates.

As the favorite, the Twins are 25-15 this year and 12-10 as the favorite at home. On the road, they are an even 18-18 this year. So far, the Twins have been favored in two straight games.

Minnesota has been a tough team to bet on this season, as its run line record is 29-36. The Twins have been favored in 40 games, going 17-23 against the run line, while they are 12-13 as underdogs. Their average run differential is -0.1 runs per game, and they have a run line losing streak as the favorite, failing to cover in their last six games.

The Minnesota Twins are playing at home against the Colorado Rockies today, with the Over/Under line set at 8.5 runs. The Twins have an average combined run average of 8.8 runs per game this season, and their Over/Under record is 28-35. When the Over/Under line has been set at 8.5 runs this season, their record is 7-11. So far this season, 61.5% of their games have had lower Over/Under lines than 8.5 runs.

Chris Paddack gets the start for the Twins today and will be looking to bounce back from a rough outing vs. the Yankees. In that start, which came on June 5th, he took the loss and gave up seven earned runs in just four innings of work. Looking back further, Paddack has made 12 starts and has a record of 4-3 this season. His ERA is 5.26, along with a WHIP of 1.42. Opposing batters are hitting .285 this season off Paddack, and he has allowed a total of 11 home runs. Paddack has made three quality starts this year and is averaging 8.45 strikeouts per nine innings.

As a team, the Twins are averaging 4.3 runs per game, which is 16th in the league. However, they have been better on the road, averaging 4.8 runs per game. Overall, they are 9th in the league in home runs, and their team isolated power (ISO) of .163 is 4th in the league. Collectively, the Twins are batting just .230.

Ryan Jeffers has been the Twins' top power threat this season, as his 12 homers are the best mark on the team and 10th in the league. He is also 1st on the team with 36 RBIs. Carlos Santana has gone deep nine times this season, which is 2nd on the team and 13th in the league. Over his last seven games, Santana has gone 7/25 with two homers.