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|Minnesota Twins vs. Texas Rangers|
The Minnesota Twins will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Friday when they take on the Texas Rangers at Rangers Ballpark.
Righthander Liam Hendriks will take the mound for the Twins to start this game. Hendriks is 0-2 this season with a 6.20 ERA.
Hendriks's opponent in this one will be Yu Darvish. The Rangers righthander has a 2.68 ERA to go along with a 12-5 record this season.The Twins were a 3-1 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Royals. That made winners of bettors who got Kansas City at -133 on the moneyline, while the total score (4) was good news for UNDER bettors. Texas won its last outing, a 12-4 result against the Mariners on August 28. Bettors who backed the Rangers at +105 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (16) sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Current streak:
Minnesota has lost 5 straight games.
Texas has won 3 straight games.
Minnesota: 57-75 SU
Texas: 78-55 SU
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Texas are 2-8
After playing Kansas City are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Texas most recently:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 8-2
After playing Seattle are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
Texas home to Minnesota, Saturday, August 31