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Divisional bragging rights will be on the line on Tuesday when the Minnesota Twins and the Detroit Tigers meet at Comerica Park.
Righthander Vance Worley will take the mound for the Twins to start this game. Worley is 0-3 this season with a 6.38 ERA.
The Tigers will counter Worley with Justin Verlander. Righthander Verlander has a 1.95 ERA to go along with a 2-2 record this season.
Minnesota lost its last outing, a 4-3 result against the Tigers on April 29. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -230 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Detroit has won 4 straight games.
Minnesota: 11-11 SU
Detroit: 14-10 SU
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 4-6
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
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 when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 9 games at home
Detroit is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Detroit is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games
Detroit home to Minnesota, Wednesday, May 1