Thursday, July 6, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Bundy vs. Jose Berrios
The Baltimore Orioles head to Target Field on Thursday, July 6, 2017 to take on the Minnesota Twins. The expected starting pitchers are Dylan Bundy for the Orioles and Jose Berrios for the Twins.
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The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at +136 and Minnesota at -146. The Orioles have a 42-38-3 over/under mark and a 37-46-0 run line record. The Twins are 42-41-0 against the run line and have a 36-42-5 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 42-38-3 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 37-46-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 36-42-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 42-41-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
07/04/17 P Chris Tillman Paternity List out indefinitely
07/04/17 RF Mark Trumbo Calf left last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Milwaukee Brewers
07/04/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 60-day DL (05/05); expected to be activated Wednesday
06/19/17 SS J.J. Hardy Wrist 10-day DL (06/19)
06/16/17 P Mike Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
06/13/17 1B Chris Davis Oblique 10-day DL (06/13)
05/28/17 CF Anthony Santander Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/21/17 2B Ryan Flaherty Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
07/04/17 2B Brian Dozier Back "?" Wednesday vs. Los Angeles Angels
06/29/17 P Craig Breslow Ribs 10-day DL (06/28)
05/28/17 P Justin Haley Shoulder 10-day DL (05/28)
05/28/17 P Ryan O'Rourke Forearm 60-day DL (03/30)
05/21/17 P Phil Hughes Bicep 10-day DL (05/22)
03/31/17 P Glen Perkins Shoulder 60-day DL (04/02)
03/11/17 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/22)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 40-43 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Bundy has a 8-7 record with an earned run average of 4.02 and a WHIP of 1.24. He has 80 strikeouts over his 103 innings pitched and he's given up 95 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 320 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the bullpen and they've struck out 271 hitters and walked 119 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.07. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 810 base hits and 413 earned runs. They have allowed 123 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 312 batters and struck out 602. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.53 and their FIP as a unit is 5.09.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .252, good for 18th in the league. The Orioles hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .294 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 86 hits this season in 293 at bats with 51 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .536 and an OPS+ of 134. Mark Trumbo is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .314. He has totaled 82 hits and he has driven in 40 men in 324 at bats. His OPS+ is 93 while his slugging percentage is at .407. The Orioles have 718 hits, including 133 doubles and 114 home runs. Baltimore has walked 210 times so far this season and they have struck out 732 times as a unit. They have left 536 men on base and have a team OPS of .730. They score 4.44 runs per contest and have scored a total of 364 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 43-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.44, Jose Berrios has a 7-2 record and a 1.07 WHIP. He has 65 strikeouts over the 65.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 51 hits. He allows 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.95 and they have given up 320 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 233 batters and walked 108 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.88. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 772 base knocks and 397 earned runs this season. They have given up 124 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 278 hitters and struck out 569 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 5.08.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 19th in the league. The Twins hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Joe Mauer comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .360. He has 78 hits this year along with 33 RBI in 272 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .404 with an OPS+ of 104. Miguel Sano is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .375. He has collected 77 hits in 277 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 143 and a slugging percentage of .552. The Twins as a unit have 710 base hits, including 145 doubles and 98 homers. Minnesota has walked 308 times this year and they have struck out on 689 occasions. They have had 594 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.59 runs per game and totaled 376 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles +136
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