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Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago Cubs

A winning streak will be on the line for the Chicago Cubs on Saturday when they battle the Minnesota Twins at Wrigley Field.

Right hander Michael Pineda will take the mound for the Twins to start this game. Pineda is 1-0 this season with a 3.57 ERA.

The Cubs will counter Pineda with Alec Mills. Right hander Mills has a 3.93 ERA to go along with a 5-3 record this season.

The Cubs were a 1-0 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Twins. That made winners of bettors who got Chicago at -115 on the moneyline, while the total score (1) was good news for UNDER bettors.

Minnesota lost its last outing, a 1-0 result against the Cubs on September 18. Bettors who backed the Cubs at -115 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (1) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Team record: 31-22 SU
Minnesota is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 5 games
Minnesota is 3-12 ATS in its last 15 games on the road

Team record: 31-20 SU
Current Streak: won 5 straight games.
Chi Cubs is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Chi Cubs's last 8 games at home
Chi Cubs is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Minnesota

Next up:
Minnesota at Chicago Sunday, September 20