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Twins vs. Tigers odds, picks: Advanced computer MLB model releases selections for Thursday matchup

SportsLine's projection model generated selections for Thursday's matchup between the Minnesota Twins and the Detroit Tigers
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The Minnesota Twins take on the Detroit Tigers for a series finale matchup at 1:10 p.m. ET on Thursday. Minnesota is listed as a -130 favorite (risk $130 to win $100) at Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at 8.5 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our MLB odds page). 

Before making any Twins vs. Tigers picks, you NEED to check out the MLB predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every MLB game 10,000 times and it is off to a strong start to the 2022 season. It's on a 48-31 roll on top-rated MLB money-line picks through eight weeks, returning over $1,100 for $100 players. Anyone following it has seen HUGE returns!

The model knows the Twins have plenty of offensive firepower. Minnesota ranks in the top five of the AL in runs scored with 222, and the Twins lead the league with a .322 on-base percentage. The Twins also rank in the the top four in batting average and walk rate, with an above-average slugging percentage. Minnesota has 87 doubles, a top-three figure, and Detroit's offense is shaky at best.

The model also knows the Tigers are doing a fantastic job at run prevention. Detroit is third in the AL with a 3.48 ERA as a team, and the Tigers are in the top five in wins above replacement for pitchers. Detroit's bullpen is particularly dominant, with top-three marks in ERA (2.88) and wins above replacement. The Tigers also boast a 47.2 percent ground ball rate from their relievers this season.

Now, it has set its sights on Twins vs. Tigers. We can tell you the model is leaning Under the total, and it also says one side of the money line has ALL the value! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any MLB picks.

Who wins Twins vs. Tigers? And which team has ALL the value on the money line? ... Join SportsLine right now to find out which side of the Twins vs. Tigers matchup you should be all over Thursday, all from the model on a roll on MLB picks!

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