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New York Yankees vs. Minnesota Twins

The New York Yankees and the Minnesota Twins will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Target Field.

Righthander David Phelps will take the mound for the Yankees to start this game. Phelps is 4-4 this season with a 4.85 ERA.

It'll be Kyle Gibson toeing the rubber for the Twins in this contest. Righthander Gibson is 1-0 with a 3.00 ERA so far this season.

The Yankees were a 3-2 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Twins. That made winners of bettors who got New York at -166 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Current streak:
New York has won 3 straight games.
Minnesota has lost 4 straight games.

Team records:
New York: 45-39 SU
Minnesota: 36-45 SU

New York most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Baltimore are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 7-3
After a win are 5-5

Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Toronto are 1-9
After playing NY Yankees are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
NY Yankees are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing Minnesota
NY Yankees are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of NY Yankees's last 18 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of NY Yankees's last 9 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games when playing NY Yankees
Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
NY Yankees home to Baltimore, Friday, July 5
Minnesota at Toronto, Friday, July 5