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Philadelphia Phillies vs. Minnesota Twins

The Philadelphia Phillies and the Minnesota Twins will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Target Field.

The Phillies will trot Cole Hamels out to the mound in this one. Lefthander Hamels has a 2-9 record and a 4.56 ERA this season.

The Twins will counter Hamels with PJ Walters. Righthander Walters has a 3.00 ERA to go along with a 2-1 record this season.

Philadelphia was a 9-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Brewers. They lost as +120 underdogs, while the total score of 10 made winners of OVER bettors.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 5-4 loser as they battled the Nationals on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Nationals at -122 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Philadelphia has lost 3 straight games.
Minnesota has lost 2 straight games.

Team records:
Philadelphia: 31-33 SU
Minnesota: 27-33 SU

Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Milwaukee are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After playing Washington are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Philadelphia's last 9 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Philadelphia is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Philadelphia is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Philadelphia

Next up:
Minnesota home to Philadelphia, Wednesday, June 12