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The Minnesota Twins and the Detroit Tigers will both be gunning for a victory on Wednesday when they meet at Comerica Park.
The Twins will pin their hopes on the pitching of lefthander Scott Diamond in this game. Diamond has a 1-2 record and a 4.32 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Anibal Sanchez who starts for the Tigers. Righthander Sanchez is 3-1 with a 1.34 ERA so far this season.
In their last action, Minnesota was a 6-1 loser on the road against the Tigers. Bettors on Detroit at -240 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Minnesota has lost 2 straight games.
Detroit has won 5 straight games.
Minnesota: 11-12 SU
Detroit: 15-10 SU
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Detroit are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Houston are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 10 games at home
Minnesota at Cleveland, Friday, May 3
Detroit at Houston, Thursday, May 2