The Minnesota Twins and the Tampa Bay Rays will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Tropicana Field.
Ace lefthander FranciscoLiriano will take the mound for the Twins to start this game. Liriano is 2-6 this season with a 6.42 ERA.
It’ll be DavidPrice toeing the rubber for the Rays in this contest. LefthanderPrice is 0-0 with a 5.41 ERA so far this season.
Oddsmakers currently have the Rays listed as 130-moneyline favorites versus the Twins, while the game’s total has not yet been posted.
EvanLongoria belted a three run homer to lift the Rays to a 5-3 victory over the Twins on Friday, as -150 favorites. That game’s eight runs went UNDER the posted over/under (9).
CarlCrawford had two hits with three runs scored and one run batted in for the Rays. JoshFields gave up seven hits and two runs over seven innings in the win.
JustinMorneau drove in one run and finished 2-for-4 at the plate. ScottBaker gave up seven hits and four runs over 5 2-3 innings on the mound for the Twins, who were +130 underdogs.
Current streak: Minnesota has lost 2 straight games.
Team records: Minnesota: 24-26 SU TampaBay: 24-27 SU
Minnesota most recently: When playing on Saturday are 5-5 Before playing Tampa Bay are 3-7 After playing Tampa Bay are 5-5 After a loss are 4-6
Tampa Bay most recently: When playing on Saturday are 9-1 Before playing Minnesota are 4-6 After playing Minnesota are 5-5 After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider: Minnesota is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games Minnesota is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay Minnesota is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games on the road Tampa Bay is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home Tampa Bay is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Minnesota Tampa Bay is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Next up: Tampa Bay home to Minnesota, Sunday, May 31
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