From Target Field in Minneapolis, the Rockies and Twins face off in an interleague matchup. First pitch for this one is set for 7:40 PM ET. The Rockies are 23-43 and their money line odds are currently at +169, while the Twins are 35-31 and they are the heavy favorite at -201. The over/under line is sitting at 8.5 runs.

Colorado will be looking to snap a two-game losing streak, while the Twins are looking to make it three wins in a row. Louie Varland will be starting for the Twins, and the Rockies are starting Cal Quantrill. In the NL West, the Rockies are in 5th place, while the Twins are 3rd in the AL Central.

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 Tuesday, June 11th.

HOW TO BET THE ROCKIES VS TWINS:

  • We have the Twins winning by a score of 6 to 5
  • 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 11 runs and like the over

It was all Minnesota in the last game of this series, as the Twins took down the Rockies by a score of 5-0. The Twins offense only had one more hit than the Rockies and struck out 10 times, but still picked up a convincing win. Heading into the game, they were favored at -245 on the money line.

Chris Paddack got the start for the Twins, going 6 1/3 innings and striking out six without giving up a run. He picked up a win in the game, while Dakota Hudson only went 6 2/3 innings for the Rockies, giving up one earned run.

Royce Lewis provided the big blow for the Twins, as he homered and drove in two runs while going 1/4. Carlos Correa also had a two-hit game and drove in a run for Minnesota's offense.

Rockies Records & Stats

With an overall record of 23-43, the Rockies are 5th in the NL West, trailing the Dodgers by 17.5 games. So far, they have gone just 9-14 in divisional matchups. The Rockies have dropped two straight games, and they are 2-8 across their last ten games.

At home, the Rockies are 13-17 this year, and they are just 10-26 on the road. As the underdog, the Rockies have gone 23-43 this year, and they have yet to win a game as the favorite. Colorado's overall series record is 4-15-2, and they are currently losing their series vs. the Twins.

The Rockies are 33-33 on the run line this season, including 18-18 on the run line on the road. They have lost two straight against the run line on the road and are 0-2 against the run line as the favorite. They have an average run margin of -1.6 runs per game this season.

The Colorado Rockies are on the road today facing the Minnesota Twins. The over/under line for this game is set at 8.5 runs. The Rockies have played in 35 games with over/under lines higher than 8.5, which accounts for 53.0% of their games this season. Their combined run average is 9.6 runs per game, and their over/under record is 33-32 on the year. The average over/under line in their games this season has been 9 runs per game. Their under streak is currently at 2 games.

Right-hander Cal Quantrill gets the start for the Rockies today as he faces the Twins on the road. He has made 13 starts this season and has a record of 5-4 with a 3.58 ERA. Quantrill's WHIP for the season is currently 1.30, and opponents are batting .234 off him this year. In his 13 starts, Quantrill has turned in eight quality starts and is coming off a game in which he didn't allow a run. In that outing vs. the Cardinals, he went five innings and gave up just three hits. Before that, he had given up at least two earned runs in three straight starts.

Colorado's offense has been pretty inconsistent this season, as they are just 22nd in runs per game and are also near the bottom of the league in home runs. However, they are batting a collective .245, which is 8th in the league, and have the best BABIP in the league. As a team, they are averaging 9 strikeouts per game, which is also 22nd in the league.

Ezequiel Tovar has been swinging a hot bat of late, hitting .286 over his last 10 games, and has two homers during that stretch. For the season, he is batting .293 with 10 homers. Ryan McMahon also has 10 homers and leads the team with 34 RBIs. Elias Diaz is hitting .303 and has gone deep five times this season.

Twins Records & Stats

Minnesota is 35-31 overall, putting them 3rd in the AL Central. So far, they have gone 15-11 against other teams in the division. The Twins are eight games behind the Guardians for the division lead. They will take on the Rockies today with a two-game winning streak, which includes taking the first game of this series.

At home, the Twins are 17-13 this season and have been an even 18-18 on the road. As the favorite, Minnesota has gone 26-15 this year and 9-16 as the underdog. Minnesota's overall series record is 11-8-2, but they have dropped two straight series.

Minnesota has been a run line bettor's nightmare at home this season, going just 12-18 against the run line at Target Field. Overall, the Twins are 30-36 against the run line, with their average run differential sitting right at zero. They've been a better bet on the road, where they are 18-18 against the run line.

When the Minnesota Twins are at home, the over/under line has been set at 8.5 runs for just 10.6% of their games this season. Their games have averaged 8.7 runs per game, and their over/under record is 28-36. The average over/under line for their games this season has been set at 8 runs, and their over/under record when the line is set at 8.5 runs is 7-12.

Louie Varland is getting the start for the Twins today and is still looking for his first win of the season. He has taken the loss in each of his first 3 outings, with his most recent start coming against the Tigers, where he went 2 2/3 innings and gave up 4 runs on 3 hits.

Minnesota's offense is averaging 4.3 runs per game this season, which is 16th in the majors. At home, they are averaging just 3.8 runs per game, but on the road, they are 10th in the league at 4.8 runs per contest. The Twins' team batting average of .230 is 17th in the league, and their on-base percentage is just 22nd in the league.

Ryan Jeffers has been the Twins' top power threat this season, as his 12 homers are the most on the team and 10th in the league. However, he is batting just .237. Carlos Santana is also near the top of the league in homers, but he is batting just .214. Willi Castro comes into the game with a batting average of .250 and has gone deep four times this season.