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Texas Rangers vs. Minnesota Twins

The fans at Target Field will be treated to a game between the Texas Rangers and the Minnesota Twins when they take their seats on Thursday.

Jordan Lyles will be the starting pitcher for the Rangers on this day. Right hander Lyles is 1-2 this season with a 7.39 ERA.

It'll be Michael Pineda toeing the rubber for the Twins in this contest. Right hander Pineda is 2-1 with a 2.30 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers opened the Twins as -198-moneyline favorites versus the Rangers, while the game's total opened at 8.

Minnesota was a 3-1 loser in its last match on the road against the Rangers. They lost as -173 favorites, while the total score of 4 made winners of UNDER bettors.

Texas won its last outing, a 3-1 result against the Twins on May 05. Bettors who backed the Rangers at 163 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Team record: 15-17 SU
Texas is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 9 games

Team record: 11-18 SU
Minnesota is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Minnesota is 6-16 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Minnesota's last 8 games

Next up:
Texas home to Seattle Friday, May 7
Minnesota at Detroit Friday, May 7