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A winning streak will be on the line for the Minnesota Twins on Thursday when they battle the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Kevin Correia will be the starting pitcher for the Twins on this day. Righthander Correia is 3-2 this season with a 2.83 ERA.
Correia's opponent in this one will be John Lackey. The Red Sox righthander has a 3.52 ERA to go along with a 1-2 record this season.
Minnesota won its last outing, a 15-8 result against the Red Sox on May 8. Bettors who backed the Twins at +160 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (23) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Minnesota has won 2 straight games.
Boston has lost 2 straight games.
Minnesota: 15-15 SU
Boston: 21-13 SU
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Baltimore are 4-6
After playing Boston are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
Boston most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Toronto are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Boston
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Boston
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games on the road
Boston is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Boston's last 11 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Boston's last 7 games
Boston is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Minnesota home to Baltimore, Friday, May 10
Boston home to Toronto, Friday, May 10