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A winning streak will be on the line for the Minnesota Twins on Thursday when they battle the Philadelphia Phillies at Target Field.
Lefthander Cliff Lee will take the mound for the Phillies to start this game. Lee is 7-2 this season with a 2.55 ERA.
It'll be Kevin Correia toeing the rubber for the Twins in this contest. Righthander Correia is 5-4 with a 4.11 ERA so far this season.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 4-3 loser as they battled the Twins on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at -131 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
Philadelphia has lost 5 straight games.
Minnesota has won 2 straight games.
Philadelphia: 31-35 SU
Minnesota: 29-33 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Colorado are 7-3
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
Minnesota most recently:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Detroit are 3-7
After playing Philadelphia are 5-5
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 7 games when playing on the road against Minnesota
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 7 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
Philadelphia at Colorado, Friday, June 14
Minnesota home to Detroit, Friday, June 14