Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins 9/29/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Friday, September 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Boyd vs. Kyle Gibson
Target Field is the site of the matchup between the Detroit Tigers and the Minnesota Twins on Friday, September 29, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Matt Boyd for the Tigers and Kyle Gibson for the Twins.
Detroit opens at +152 while Minnesota opens at -162. The Tigers have a 86-65-7 over/under record and a 71-87-0 run line mark. The Twins are 85-73-0 against the run line and have a 72-76-10 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 86-65-7 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 71-87-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 72-76-10 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 85-73-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
09/25/17 1B Miguel Cabrera Back out indefinitely
09/04/17 DH Victor Martinez Heart 60-day DL (09/03)
09/02/17 P Michael Fulmer Elbow out indefinitely
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
09/26/17 P Bartolo Colon Illness left last game, "?" for next scheduled start
08/20/17 3B Miguel Sano Shin 10-day DL (08/21)
08/17/17 P Dietrich Enns Shoulder 10-day DL (08/17)
07/19/17 P Phil Hughes Illness 60-day DL (07/19)
07/06/17 P Hector Santiago Back 60-day DL (07/03)
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)
03/11/17 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/22)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 62-96 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Boyd has a 6-10 record with an earned run average of 5.12 and a WHIP of 1.54. He has 105 strikeouts over his 130 innings pitched and he's given up 150 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.77 and they have given up 580 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .281 against the bullpen and they've struck out 454 hitters and walked 235 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 10.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.4. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 1,557 base hits and 832 earned runs. They have allowed 213 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 525 batters and struck out 1,176. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 4.72.
As a team Detroit is hitting .259, good for 12th in the league. The Tigers hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .272 with an on-base percentage of .320. He has 163 hits this season in 599 at bats with 96 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .489 and an OPS+ of 110. Ian Kinsler is hitting .236 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .313. He has totaled 129 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 546 at bats. His OPS+ is 91 while his slugging percentage is at .414. The Tigers have 1,407 hits, including 287 doubles and 185 home runs. Detroit has walked 495 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,279 times as a unit. They have left 1,082 men on base and have a team OPS of .753. They score 4.58 runs per contest and have scored a total of 724 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 83-75 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.02, Kyle Gibson has a 12-10 record and a 1.52 WHIP. He has 115 strikeouts over the 154.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 175 hits. He allows 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.45 and they have given up 556 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 464 batters and walked 185 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,457 base knocks and 721 earned runs this season. They have given up 219 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 479 hitters and struck out 1,134 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.74.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Twins hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Brian Dozier comes into this matchup batting .265 with an OBP of .352. He has 162 hits this year along with 90 RBI in 612 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .485 with an OPS+ of 122. Eddie Rosario is hitting .290 this season and he has an OBP of .329. He has collected 154 hits in 531 at bats while driving in 78 runs. He has an OPS+ of 121 and a slugging percentage of .512. The Twins as a unit have 1,411 base hits, including 280 doubles and 202 homers. Minnesota has walked 580 times this year and they have struck out on 1,302 occasions. They have had 1,118 men left on base and have an OPS of .769. They have scored 5.06 runs per game and totaled 800 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers +152 and under 9.5 total runs
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