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MLB BASEBALL

Minnesota Twins vs. Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers will be trying to extend a winning streak on Thursday when they take on the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park.

Lefthander Scott Diamond will take the mound for the Twins to start this game. Diamond is 3-4 this season with a 4.99 ERA.

The Tigers will counter Diamond with Rick Porcello. Righthander Porcello has a 6.25 ERA to go along with a 2-2 record this season.

Minnesota lost its last outing, an 8-3 result against the Braves on May 22. Bettors who backed the Braves at -175 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Detroit won its last outing, a 11-7 result against the Indians on May 22. Bettors who backed the Tigers at -150 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (18) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Current streak:
Minnesota has lost 8 straight games.
Detroit has won 2 straight games.

Team records:
Minnesota: 18-25 SU
Detroit: 25-19 SU

Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 4-6
After playing Atlanta are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a win are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
Minnesota is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 15 of Detroit's last 21 games at home
Detroit is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next up:
Detroit home to Minnesota, Friday, May 24