MLB Matchups  >>  San Diego vs. Minnesota Preview 08/06/2014


The San Diego Padres and the Minnesota Twins will both be trying to pick up a win on Wednesday when they battle at Target Field in an interleague contest.

The Padres will trot Odrisamer Despaigne out to the mound in this one. Right hander Despaigne has a 2-3 record and a 2.68 ERA this season.

Meanwhile, it'll be Kevin Correia who starts for the Twins. Right hander Correia is 5-13 with a 4.89 ERA so far this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Twins listed as 128-moneyline favorites versus the Padres, while the game's total is sitting at 8½.

In their last action, San Diego was a 3-1 loser on the road against the Twins. Bettors on Minnesota at -131 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (4) sent UNDER bettors home happy as well.

San Diego:
Team record: 51-61
San Diego is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 9 of San Diego's last 13 games
San Diego is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of San Diego's last 7 games on the road
Team record: 51-60
Current Streak: won 3 straight games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Minnesota's last 5 games
Minnesota is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Minnesota's last 6 games at home
Minnesota is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing San Diego
Next up:
San Diego at Pittsburgh Friday, August 8
Minnesota at Oakland Thursday, August 7