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Minnesota Twins vs. Detroit Tigers

If familiarity breeds contempt, there should be animosity aplenty on Saturday when the Minnesota Twins and the Detroit Tigers meet at Comerica Park.

PJ Walters will be the starting pitcher for the Twins on this day. Righthander Walters is 0-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA.

It'll be Doug Fister toeing the rubber for the Tigers in this contest. Righthander Fister is 5-1 with a 3.62 ERA so far this season.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 6-0 loser as they battled the Tigers on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Tigers at -215 were rewarded, while the 6 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Current streak:
Minnesota has lost 10 straight games.
Detroit has won 4 straight games.

Team records:
Minnesota: 18-27 SU
Detroit: 27-19 SU

Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Detroit are 3-7
After a loss are 1-9

Detroit most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 8-2
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Detroit
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Detroit
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota

Next up:
Detroit home to Minnesota, Sunday, May 26