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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.
Michael Pelfrey will be the starting pitcher for the Twins on this day. Righthander Pelfrey is 4-10 this season with a 5.26 ERA.
Starting this game for the Tigers will be Rick Porcello. The righthander has a 4.40 ERA to go along with a 9-6 record this season.
Minnesota was a 6-1 loser in its last match at home against the Mets. They lost as -139 favorites, while the total score of 7 made winners of UNDER bettors.
In their last action, Detroit was a 6-3 winner at home against the Royals. Bettors on Detroit at -168 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (9) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Minnesota has lost 4 straight games.
Detroit has won 2 straight games.
Minnesota: 54-69 SU
Detroit: 73-51 SU
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing NY Mets are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Detroit most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Minnesota's last 8 games when playing on the road against Detroit
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
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Detroit's last 8 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Detroit is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Detroit's last 6 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games at home
Detroit home to Minnesota, Wednesday, August 21