Minnesota Twins at Texas Rangers Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 6/26/2014
Friday, June 27, 2014, 7:05 PM on FSN, KTXA
Globe Life Park in Arlington, Arlington, Texas
Minnesota Twins - Correia, K (4-8) vs. Texas Rangers - Tepesch, N (2-3)
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Kevin Correia will try to make it two wins in a row when he and the Minnesota Twins go up against Nick Tepesch and the Texas Rangers on Friday night.
Kevin Correia won his fourth game of the year on Saturday when he was able to defeat the Chicago White Sox at home. He allowed two runs (one earned) on five hits while walking two and striking out two. He is just 4-8 this season with a 5.02 ERA and he has given up a whopping 105 hits in 84.1 innings.
Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre has just five hits in 19 at-bats against Correia, but one of those hits was a double and two of them were home runs. None of the other current Rangers have been able to hit a home run off of the right-hander.
Second-year starter Nick Tepesch lost his third game of the season last Wednesday when he was defeated by the Oakland Athletics on the road. He allowed four runs in his five innings of work while striking out just one and walking two. On the season, Tepesch is now 2-3 with a 4.38 ERA.
Twins first baseman Kendrys Morales has three hits in seven at-bats against Tepesch in his career with a home run and two RBI. Joe Mauer hasn't been able to get a hit off of the right-hander in any of their six matchups.
Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
Minnesota Twins are 39-32-4 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Minnesota Twins is -0.2
Texas Rangers Betting Trends
Texas Rangers are 38-32-6 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Texas Rangers is -0.7
Injuries to Watch
06/19/14 SS Eduardo Nunez Hamstring 15-day DL (6/15)
06/15/14 3B Trevor Plouffe Oblique 15-day DL (6/15)
06/13/14 CF Aaron Hicks Shoulder 15-day DL(6/10)
05/03/14 P Mike Pelfrey Groin 60-day DL (5/1)
06/24/14 3B Donnie Murphy Knee questioanble
06/11/14 P Tanner Scheppers Elbow 15-day DL (6/11)
06/10/14 1B Mitch Moreland Ankle 15-day DL (6/8)
06/04/14 P Alexi Ogando Elbow 15-day DL (6/3)
06/04/14 P Matt Harrison Back 60-day DL (5/14), out for season
05/22/14 1B Prince Fielder Neck 60-day DL (5/17)
05/21/14 P Martin Perez Elbow 60-day DL (5/11)
04/25/14 3B Kevin Kouzmanoff Back 15-day DL (4/23)
04/23/14 P Pedro Figueroa Elbow 60-day DL (4/23)
04/19/14 LF James Adduci Finger 15-day DL (4/19)
03/31/14 C Geovany Soto Knee 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/14 2B Jurickson Profar Shoulder 60-day DL (3/23)
03/28/14 RF Engel Beltre Leg 60-day DL (3/26)
03/28/14 P Joe Ortiz Foot 60-day DL (2/14)
Josh's Pick: Take Texas
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