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The Minnesota Twins and the Houston Astros will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Minute Maid Park.
The Twins will give the ball to starter Pedro Hernandez in this one. Lefthander Hernandez is 3-1 this season with a 6.19 ERA.
Starting this game for the Astros will be Jarred Cosart. The righthander has a 1.59 ERA to go along with a 1-1 record this season.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 10-6 winner as they battled the Astros on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at -125 were rewarded, while the 16 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Minnesota has won 2 straight games.
Minnesota: 60-76 SU
Houston: 45-92 SU
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Houston most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Minnesota is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Houston's last 16 games when playing Minnesota
Houston home to Minnesota, Wednesday, September 4