Twins-Rays Odds Preview

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 Francisco Liriano 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 David Price toeing the rubber for the Rays in this contest. Lefthander Price 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.
Evan Longoria 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).
Carl Crawford had two hits with three runs scored and one run batted in for the Rays. Josh Fields gave up seven hits and two runs over seven innings in the win.
Justin Morneau drove in one run and finished 2-for-4 at the plate. Scott Baker 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
Tampa Bay: 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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