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The Minnesota Twins and the Texas Rangers will both be gunning for a victory on Sunday when they meet at Rangers Ballpark.
Righthander Kevin Correia will take the mound for the Twins to start this game. Correia is 8-10 this season with a 4.32 ERA.
Starting this game for the Rangers will be Travis Blackley. The lefthander has a 4.50 ERA to go along with a 1-0 record this season.
Minnesota lost its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Rangers on August 31. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -230 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Minnesota: 58-76 SU
Texas: 79-56 SU
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Houston are 7-3
After playing Texas are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
Texas most recently:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Oakland are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 11 games when playing on the road against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Texas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Minnesota
Minnesota at Houston, Monday, September 2
Texas at Oakland, Monday, September 2