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The Minnesota Twins will be trying to extend a winning streak on Wednesday when they take on the Oakland Athletics at Target Field.
Righthander Sonny Gray will take the mound for the Athletics to start this game. Gray is 2-3 this season with a 2.77 ERA.
The Twins will counter Gray with Michael Pelfrey. Righthander Pelfrey has a 4.97 ERA to go along with a 5-11 record this season.
In their last action, Oakland was a 4-3 loser on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Minnesota at +168 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.
Minnesota has won 2 straight games.
Oakland: 83-61 SU
Minnesota: 63-80 SU
Oakland most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Oakland are 4-6
After playing Oakland are 3-7
After a win are 4-6
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oakland's last 6 games on the road
Oakland is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Oakland's last 18 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Oakland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Minnesota's last 18 games when playing at home against Oakland
Minnesota is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Oakland
Minnesota home to Oakland, Thursday, September 12