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The Minnesota Twins will be trying to extend a winning streak on Wednesday when they take on the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Liam Hendriks will be the starting pitcher for the Twins on this day. Righthander Hendriks is 1-2 this season with a 5.13 ERA.
It'll be Jordan Lyles toeing the rubber for the Astros in this contest. Righthander Lyles is 6-7 with a 5.09 ERA so far this season.
The Twins were a 9-6 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Astros. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at +105 on the moneyline, while the total score (15) was good news for OVER bettors.
Minnesota has won 3 straight games.
Houston has lost 2 straight games.
Minnesota: 61-76 SU
Houston: 45-93 SU
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Toronto are 2-8
After playing Houston are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Houston most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Houston
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Houston
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games at home
Houston is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
Houston is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Minnesota home to Toronto, Friday, September 6
Houston at Oakland, Thursday, September 5