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The Tampa Bay Rays will be trying to extend a winning streak on Monday when they take on the Minnesota Twins at Tropicana Field.
Samuel Deduno will be the starting pitcher for the Twins on this day. Righthander Deduno is 4-3 this season with a 3.47 ERA.
The Rays will counter Deduno with Fausto Carmona. Righthander Carmona has a 4.95 ERA to go along with a 4-10 record this season.
The Twins were a 11-5 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Blue Jays. That made winners of bettors who got Toronto at -156 on the moneyline, while the total score (16) was good news for OVER bettors.
The Rays were a 3-1 winner in their most recent outing at home against the White Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -240 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Tampa Bay has won 4 straight games.
Minnesota: 37-48 SU
Tampa Bay: 49-40 SU
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After playing Toronto are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Chi White Sox are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Tampa Bay is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Tampa Bay's last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Tampa Bay home to Minnesota, Tuesday, July 9