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The Philadelphia Phillies and the Minnesota Twins will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Target Field.
The Phillies will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Tyler Cloyd in this game. Cloyd has a 2-2 record and a 3.68 ERA this season.
Cloyd's opponent in this one will be Michael Pelfrey. The Twins righthander has a 6.40 ERA to go along with a 3-6 record this season.
The Phillies were a 3-2 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Twins. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at +105 on the moneyline, while the total score (5) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Philadelphia has lost 4 straight games.
Philadelphia: 31-34 SU
Minnesota: 28-33 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 5-5
After playing Minnesota are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Philadelphia are 4-6
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
Philadelphia is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games
Minnesota is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Minnesota home to Philadelphia, Thursday, June 13