Friday, June 26, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor May (4-5) vs. Kyle Lohse (3-9)
The Milwaukee Brewers welcome the Minnesota Twins to Miller Park on Friday. The probable starters are Trevor May for the Twins and Kyle Lohse for the Brewers. The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at +112 and Milwaukee at -122. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Twins have a 34-34 over/under record and a 44-28 run line mark, meaning they cover 61% of the time. The Brewers are 31-42 against the run line and have a 37-33 over/under record. They cover the spread 43% of the time.
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The Twins head into this matchup with a 39-33 record, including 14-18 on the road. Trevor May has an earned run average of 4.03 and is 4-5 so far on the season while having a 1.29 WHIP. He's pitched 73.2 innings thus far while surrendering 80 hits over that time and when he starts, the Twins are 6-7. The Twins are also 7-6 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 4 runs when he starts. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.81 and they have given up 213 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen while being struck out 141 times and walking 66 times this season. As a team, Minnesota has allowed 9.45 hits per nine innings while striking out 5.92 batters per nine. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.79.
Minnesota is batting .250 as a team, which is good for 18th in the league and hitting .220 away from home. The Twins hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302 which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 21st in baseball with 8.33 hits per game and Brian Dozier leads the team with 72.
With a 13-24 home record, Milwaukee will hope to improve on their 27-46 overall mark. Kyle Lohse is starting this game 3-9 for the season with an earned run average of 6.30 and a WHIP of 1.37. He's pitched 85.2 innings thus far while surrendering 98 hits over that time in which the Brewers are 5-10. The Brewers are also 8-5 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 3.9 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.39 and they have given up 203 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Brewers bullpen while being struck out 239 times and walking 82 times this season. As a team, Milwaukee has allowed 9.24 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.06 batters per nine. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.41.
They are batting .238 as a team, which is good for 28th in the league and hitting .239 at home. The Brewers hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290 which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 28th in baseball with 8.03 hits per game and Adam Lind leads the team with 66.
Minnesota has a team fielding percentage of .985 after having committed 41 errors with 765 assists and 1,921 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .980 team fielding percentage while committing 55 errors, accumulating 751 assists and compiling 1,946 put outs.
Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 34-34 against the over/under so far this season
The Minnesota Twins are 44-28 against the run line so far this season
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 37-33 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 31-42 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/14/15 CF Aaron Hicks Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/13)
06/04/15 P Ricky Nolasco Ankle Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/1)
05/16/15 CF Jordan Schafer Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/16)
04/04/15 P Ervin Santana Suspension expected to miss 80 games
06/04/15 P Brandon Kintzler Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/26)
05/31/15 LF Khris Davis Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/30)
05/24/15 P Wily Peralta Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23)
Guy's Pick: Take the Twins
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