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The Minnesota Twins and the Tampa Bay Rays will both be gunning for a victory on Tuesday when they meet at Tropicana Field.
The Twins will give the ball to starter Kyle Gibson in this one. Righthander Gibson is 1-1 this season with a 7.94 ERA.
Gibson's opponent in this one will be Chris Archer. The Rays righthander has a 4.17 ERA to go along with a 2-3 record this season.
Minnesota lost its last outing, a 7-4 result against the Rays on July 8. Bettors who backed the Rays at -159 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (11) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Minnesota has lost 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay has won 5 straight games.
Minnesota: 37-49 SU
Tampa Bay: 50-40 SU
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Tampa Bay are 4-6
After playing Tampa Bay are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games
Minnesota is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Tampa Bay is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
Tampa Bay is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Tampa Bay home to Minnesota, Wednesday, July 10