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The Minnesota Twins will be trying to extend a winning streak on Friday when they take on the Cleveland Indians at Target Field.
Scott Kazmir will be the starting pitcher for the Indians on this day. Lefthander Kazmir is 5-4 this season with a 4.60 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Michael Pelfrey who starts for the Twins. Righthander Pelfrey is 4-7 with a 5.55 ERA so far this season.
Cleveland won its last outing, a 6-4 result against the Royals on July 14. Bettors who backed the Indians at -102 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (10) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
In their last action, Minnesota was a 10-4 winner on the road against the Yankees. Bettors on Minnesota at +188 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (14) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Cleveland has won 4 straight games.
Minnesota has won 2 straight games.
Cleveland: 51-44 SU
Minnesota: 39-53 SU
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 7-3
After playing Kansas City are 7-3
After a win are 7-3
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing NY Yankees are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Cleveland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 8 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 7 games
Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games at home
Minnesota is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games when playing Cleveland
Minnesota home to Cleveland, Saturday, July 20