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The Boston Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins will both be trying to pick up a win on Sunday when they battle at Target Field.
The Red Sox will trot John Lackey out to the mound in this one. Righthander Lackey has a 1-4 record and a 4.05 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Pedro Hernandez who starts for the Twins. Lefthander Hernandez is 2-0 with a 6.75 ERA so far this season.
Boston was a 12-5 winner in its last match on the road against the Twins. They won as -125 favorites, while the total score of 17 made winners of OVER bettors.
Boston has won 4 straight games.
Minnesota has lost 4 straight games.
Boston: 26-17 SU
Minnesota: 18-21 SU
Boston most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Chi White Sox are 8-2
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Atlanta are 5-4
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Boston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Boston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston's last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing at home against Boston
Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Boston
Boston at Chi White Sox, Monday, May 20
Minnesota at Atlanta, Monday, May 20