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The fans at Target Field will be treated to a game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Minnesota Twins when they take their seats on Saturday.

The Rays will trot David Price out to the mound in this one. Left hander Price has a 9-7 record and a 3.29 ERA this season.

The Twins will counter Price with Kevin Correia. Right hander Correia has a 4.61 ERA to go along with a 5-11 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Rays as -153-moneyline favorites versus the Twins, while the game's total opened at 7.5

Tampa Bay won its last outing, a 6-2 result against the Twins on July 18. Bettors who backed the Rays at -120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Tampa Bay:
Team record: 45-53
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Tampa Bay is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games
Tampa Bay is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Tampa Bay's last 5 games on the road
Tampa Bay is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games when playing Minnesota

Minnesota:
Team record: 44-51
Minnesota is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Minnesota is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
Minnesota is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games when playing Tampa Bay
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games when playing Tampa Bay

Next up:
Tampa Bay at Minnesota Sunday, July 20