Sunday, July 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ubaldo Jimenez vs. Kyle Gibson
Target Field is the site of the matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and the Minnesota Twins on Sunday, July 9, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Ubaldo Jimenez for the Orioles and Kyle Gibson for the Twins.
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Baltimore opens at +120 while Minnesota opens at -130. The Orioles have a 44-39-3 over/under record and a 37-49-0 run line mark. The Twins are 44-42-0 against the run line and have a 38-43-5 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 44-39-3 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 37-49-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 38-43-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 44-42-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
07/05/17 2B Ryan Flaherty Shoulder 60-day DL (05/19)
07/04/17 P Chris Tillman Paternity List out indefinitely
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)
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
07/07/17 1B Joe Mauer Back 10-day DL (07/05)
07/06/17 P Hector Santiago Back 10-day DL (07/03)
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 40-46 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 6.64 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has 69 strikeouts over his 78.2 innings pitched and he's given up 80 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.21 and they have given up 329 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 280 hitters and walked 121 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.09. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 832 base hits and 428 earned runs. They have allowed 128 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 319 batters and struck out 630. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.52 and their FIP as a unit is 5.08.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .252, good for 18th in the league. The Orioles hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Mark Trumbo is hitting .255 with an on-base percentage of .319. He has 85 hits this season in 333 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .417 and an OPS+ of 96. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .301 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 92 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 306 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .542. The Orioles have 745 hits, including 140 doubles and 116 home runs. Baltimore has walked 213 times so far this season and they have struck out 759 times as a unit. They have left 560 men on base and have a team OPS of .728. They score 4.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 370 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 45-41 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.82, Kyle Gibson has a 5-6 record and a 1.72 WHIP. He has 50 strikeouts over the 77.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 97 hits. He allows 11.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.80 and they have given up 329 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 240 batters and walked 109 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 799 base knocks and 405 earned runs this season. They have given up 128 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 284 hitters and struck out 586 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 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 .411 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. Miguel Sano comes into this matchup batting .277 with an OBP of .370. He has 80 hits this year along with 61 RBI in 289 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .540 with an OPS+ of 139. Brian Dozier is hitting .245 this season and he has an OBP of .330. He has collected 78 hits in 319 at bats while driving in 39 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .420. The Twins as a unit have 736 base hits, including 149 doubles and 99 homers. Minnesota has walked 316 times this year and they have struck out on 709 occasions. They have had 618 men left on base and have an OPS of .739. They have scored 4.56 runs per game and totaled 388 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Orioles +120
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