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Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Minnesota Twins

The Pittsburgh Pirates will be fighting to snap a losing streak on Monday when they take on the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.

Derek Holland will be the starting pitcher for the Pirates on this day. Left hander Holland is 0-0 this season with a 3.18 ERA.

Starting this game for the Twins will be Lewis Thorpe. The left hander has a 0.00 ERA to go along with a 0-0 record this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Twins as -250-moneyline favorites versus the Pirates, while the game's total opened at 9.5.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 3-1 winner as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at -123 were rewarded, while the 4 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

The Pirates were a 2-1 loser in their most recent outing on the road against the Cubs. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -185 on the moneyline, while the total score (3) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Pittsburgh:
Team record: 2-7 SU
Current Streak: lost 4 straight games.
Pittsburgh is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Pittsburgh is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Pittsburgh is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road

Minnesota:
Team record: 7-2 SU
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
Minnesota is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games
Minnesota is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games

Next up:
Pittsburgh at Minnesota Tuesday, August 4