MLB Matchups  >>  Miami Marlins vs. Minnesota Twins Preview 04/23/2013

 
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The Miami Marlins and the Minnesota Twins will both be trying to pick up a win on Tuesday when they battle at Target Field.

Jose Fernandez will be the starting pitcher for the Marlins on this day. Righthander Fernandez is 0-1 this season with a 3.60 ERA.

It'll be Michael Pelfrey toeing the rubber for the Twins in this contest. Righthander Pelfrey is 2-1 with a 7.30 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Twins listed as 134-moneyline favorites versus the Marlins, while the game's total is sitting at 7½.
Miami lost its last outing, a 10-6 result against the Reds on April 21. Bettors who backed the Reds at -245 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (16) sent OVER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for Minnesota, they were a 5-3 winner as they battled the White Sox on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Twins at +135 were rewarded, while the 8 combined runs moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
Miami has lost 2 straight games.
Minnesota has won 4 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Miami: 4-15 SU
Minnesota: 8-7 SU


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Miami is 2-4-1 SU in its last 7 games ,when playing Minnesota
Miami is 1-4-1 SU in its last 6 games ,
Miami is 2-17-1 SU in its last 20 games ,on the road
Minnesota4-0-1 SU in its last 5 games

NEXT UP:
Miami home to Chi Cubs, Thursday, April 25
Minnesota home to Texas, Thursday, April 25