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The New York Yankees will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Monday when they take on the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.
The Yankees will give the ball to starter Andy Pettitte in this one. Lefthander Pettitte is 5-6 this season with a 4.22 ERA.
It'll be Scott Diamond toeing the rubber for the Twins in this contest. Lefthander Diamond is 5-7 with a 5.40 ERA so far this season.
New York lost its last outing, a 4-2 result against the Orioles on June 30. Bettors who backed the Orioles at -122 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (6) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 9-8 loser as they battled the Royals at home. Moneyline bettors who got the Royals at -108 were rewarded, while the 17 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
New York has lost 5 straight games.
New York: 42-39 SU
Minnesota: 36-42 SU
New York most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Minnesota are 4-6
After playing Baltimore are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After playing Kansas City are 2-8
After a loss are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 13-3 SU in their last 16 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of NY Yankees's last 15 games on the road
NY Yankees are 13-5 SU in their last 18 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of NY Yankees's last 7 games
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing NY Yankees
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Minnesota home to NY Yankees, Tuesday, July 2