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The Minnesota Twins will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Sunday when they take on the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum.
Philip Hughes will be the starting pitcher for the Twins on this day. Right hander Hughes is 11-8 this season with a 4.01 ERA.
Meanwhile, it'll be Jason Hammel who starts for the Athletics. Right hander Hammel is 9-9 with a 3.70 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers opened the Athletics as -171-moneyline favorites versus the Twins, while the game's total opened at 7.5
In their last action, Minnesota was a 9-4 loser on the road against the Athletics. Bettors on Oakland at -250 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (13) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.
Team record: 51-64
Current Streak: lost 4 straight games.
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 9 games
Minnesota is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Minnesota's last 7 games on the road
Team record: 72-44
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Oakland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Oakland is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Oakland's last 12 games when playing Minnesota
Minnesota at Houston Monday, August 11
Oakland at Kansas City Monday, August 11