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A winning streak will be on the line for the Cleveland Indians on Saturday when they battle the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.
The Indians will give the ball to starter Scott Kazmir in this one. Lefthander Kazmir is 9-9 this season with a 4.14 ERA.
The Twins will counter Kazmir with Cole De Vries. Righthander De Vries has a 27.00 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.
The Indians were a 12-6 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Twins. That made winners of bettors who got Cleveland at -188 on the moneyline, while the total score (18) was good news for OVER bettors.
Cleveland has won 8 straight games.
Minnesota has lost 4 straight games.
Cleveland: 90-70 SU
Minnesota: 66-94 SU
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Minnesota are 6-4
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a win are 8-2
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 3-7
After a loss are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Cleveland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Cleveland's last 7 games on the road
Cleveland is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Minnesota's last 12 games when playing Cleveland
Minnesota is 4-18 SU in its last 22 games at home
Minnesota home to Cleveland, Sunday, September 29