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Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins

The Detroit Tigers and the Minnesota Twins will meet on the field at Target Field on Wednesday in a battle of division rivals.

The Tigers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Max Scherzer in this game. Scherzer has a 20-3 record and a 3.00 ERA this season.

Meanwhile, it'll be Kevin Correia who starts for the Twins. Righthander Correia is 9-12 with a 4.29 ERA so far this season.

Last time out for Detroit, they were a 4-2 winner as they battled the Twins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -210 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Team records:
Detroit: 92-66 SU
Minnesota: 66-91 SU

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Miami are 3-3
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 7-3
After playing Detroit are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Detroit's last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Detroit is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Minnesota's last 19 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games

Next up:
Detroit at Miami, Friday, September 27
Minnesota home to Cleveland, Thursday, September 26