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A winning streak will be on the line for the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday when they battle the Minnesota Twins at Turner Field.
The Twins will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Vance Worley in this game. Worley has a 1-4 record and a 6.20 ERA this season.
The Braves will counter Worley with Paul Maholm. Lefthander Maholm has a 3.83 ERA to go along with a 5-4 record this season.
The Twins were a 5-4 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Braves. That made winners of bettors who got Atlanta at -190 on the moneyline, while the total score (9) was good news for OVER bettors.
Minnesota has lost 7 straight games.
Atlanta has won 5 straight games.
Minnesota: 18-24 SU
Atlanta: 27-18 SU
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Atlanta most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing NY Mets are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Atlanta
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Atlanta
Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Atlanta is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Atlanta is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Atlanta's last 7 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota at Detroit, Thursday, May 23
Atlanta at NY Mets, Friday, May 24