The Twins and the Rays will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Tropicana Field. Get our inside betting free picks.
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.
Currently the Rays are listed as 145-moneyline favorites versus the Twins, while the game's total is at 9½.
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). We think this game is a lock expert free picks.
Carl Crawford had two hits with three runs scored and one run batted in for the Rays. Josh Fields gave up 7 hits and 2 runs over 7 innings to pick up 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. Here is how we see this shaping up free baseball bets
Minnesota has lost 2 straight games.
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 the Twins are 4-6
After playing Minnesota are 5-5
After a win are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Minnesota is 6-3 Straight Up in its last Nine games
Minnesota is 2-5 Straight Up in its last Seven games when playing on the road against Tampa Bay
Minnesota is 1-10 SU in its last Eleven 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