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The Texas Rangers and the Minnesota Twins will both be gunning for a victory on Friday when they meet at Target Field.
The Rangers will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Justin Grimm in this game. Grimm has a 1-0 record and a 2.70 ERA this season.
Meanwhile, it'll be Scott Diamond who starts for the Twins. Lefthander Diamond is 1-1 with a 4.36 ERA so far this season.
Texas won its last outing, a 2-1 result against the Twins on April 25. Bettors who backed the Rangers at -106 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (3) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Texas has won 2 straight games.
Minnesota has lost 2 straight games.
Texas: 15-7 SU
Minnesota: 9-9 SU
Texas most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 8-2
After playing Minnesota are 9-1
After a win are 5-5
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Texas are 1-9
After playing Texas are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 5 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota
Texas is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing at home against Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Minnesota's last 13 games when playing Texas
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Minnesota is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games when playing at home against Texas
Minnesota home to Texas, Saturday, April 27