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The Minnesota Twins will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Saturday when they take on the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum.
Pedro Hernandez will be the starting pitcher for the Twins on this day. Lefthander Hernandez is 3-1 this season with a 5.67 ERA.
It'll be Jarrod Parker toeing the rubber for the Athletics in this contest. Righthander Parker is 11-7 with a 3.81 ERA so far this season.
Minnesota lost its last outing, a 11-0 result against the Athletics on September 20. Bettors who backed the Athletics at -208 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.
Oakland has won 2 straight games.
Minnesota: 65-88 SU
Oakland: 91-63 SU
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 1-9
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 1-9
After a loss are 3-7
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 8-2
After a win are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 9 games when playing on the road against Oakland
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota
Oakland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games at home
Oakland is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
Oakland home to Minnesota, Sunday, September 22