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The Minnesota Twins and the Oakland Athletics will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at O.co Coliseum.
Andrew Albers will be the starting pitcher for the Twins on this day. Lefthander Albers is 2-3 this season with a 3.81 ERA.
Albers's opponent in this one will be Bartolo Colon. The Athletics righthander has a 2.73 ERA to go along with a 16-6 record this season.
Minnesota was an 8-6 loser in its last match on the road against the Athletics. They lost as +188 underdogs, while the total score of 14 made winners of OVER bettors.
Minnesota: 65-86 SU
Oakland: 89-63 SU
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 10 games when playing Oakland
Minnesota is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games at home
Oakland is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Oakland home to Minnesota, Saturday, September 21