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|Tampa Bay Rays vs. Minnesota Twins|
The Tampa Bay Rays and the Minnesota Twins will both be trying to pick up a win on Friday when they battle at Target Field.
Righthander Chris Archer will take the mound for the Rays to start this game. Archer is 8-7 this season with a 3.19 ERA.
Archer's opponent in this one will be Kevin Correia. The Twins righthander has a 4.30 ERA to go along with a 9-11 record this season.The Rays were a 4-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Red Sox. That made winners of bettors who got Tampa Bay at -106 on the moneyline, while the total score (7) was good news for UNDER bettors. The Twins were an 8-2 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Athletics. That made winners of bettors who got Oakland at -182 on the moneyline, while the total score (10) was good news for OVER bettors. Current streak:
Minnesota has lost 2 straight games.
Tampa Bay: 79-66 SU
Minnesota: 63-82 SU
Tampa Bay most recently:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Minnesota are 9-1
After playing Boston are 6-4
After a win are 4-6
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Friday are 5-5
Before playing Tampa Bay are 1-9
After playing Oakland are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Minnesota home to Tampa Bay, Saturday, September 14