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Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins

The Detroit Tigers and the Minnesota Twins will meet on the field at Target Field on Thursday in a battle of division rivals.

The Tigers will trot Tarik Skubal out to the mound in this one. Left hander Skubal has a 5-7 record and a 4.35 ERA this season.

Meanwhile, it'll be J.A. Happ who starts for the Twins. Left hander Happ is 4-4 with a 6.09 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Twins as -150-moneyline favorites versus the Tigers, while the game's total opened at 8.

Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 6-1 loser as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the White Sox at -107 were rewarded, while the 7 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Detroit won its last outing, a 5-3 result against the Rangers on July 07. Bettors who backed the Tigers at 130 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (8) sent PUSH bettors to the payout window.

Detroit:
Team record: 40-47 SU
Detroit is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Detroit is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Detroit's last 11 games on the road

Minnesota:
Team record: 35-50 SU
Minnesota is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games when playing Detroit
Minnesota is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Detroit
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 6 games when playing Detroit

Next up:
Detroit at Minnesota Friday, July 9