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A winning streak will be on the line for the Cleveland Indians on Friday when they battle the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field.
Samuel Deduno will be the starting pitcher for the Twins on this day. Righthander Deduno is 3-1 this season with a 3.26 ERA.
The Indians will counter Deduno with Scott Kazmir. Lefthander Kazmir has a 5.89 ERA to go along with a 3-4 record this season.
Minnesota was an 8-4 winner in its last match at home against the White Sox. They won as -122 favorites, while the total score of 12 made winners of OVER bettors.
Cleveland was a 6-3 winner in its last match at home against the Royals. They won as -150 favorites, while the total score of 9 made winners of OVER bettors.
Minnesota has won 3 straight games.
Cleveland has won 2 straight games.
Minnesota: 33-36 SU
Cleveland: 36-35 SU
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Friday are 2-8
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing Chi White Sox are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
Minnesota is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Minnesota's last 16 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
Minnesota is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Cleveland's last 10 games
Cleveland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 12 of Cleveland's last 16 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Cleveland is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games at home
Cleveland home to Minnesota, Saturday, June 22