Tuesday, July 4, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: J.C. Ramirez vs. Kyle Gibson
Target Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Angels and the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are J.C. Ramirez for the Angels and Kyle Gibson for the Twins.
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Los Angeles opens at +116 while Minnesota opens at -126. The Angels have a 41-41-2 over/under record and a 50-34-0 run line mark. The Twins are 41-40-0 against the run line and have a 35-41-5 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 41-41-2 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 50-34-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 35-41-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 41-40-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
06/20/17 P Bud Norris Knee 10-day DL (06/19)
06/17/17 P Matt Shoemaker Forearm 10-day DL (06/15)
05/29/17 CF Mike Trout Thumb 10-day DL (05/29)
05/21/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 60-day DL (04/10)
04/29/17 P Tyler Skaggs Oblique 60-day DL (04/29)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (04/06)
04/15/17 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/15/17 P Nick Tropeano Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
06/29/17 P Craig Breslow Ribs 10-day DL (06/28)
06/23/17 SS Ehire Adrianza Abdominal 10-day DL (06/23)
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 Angels have a 43-43 overall record this season. Starting pitcher J.C. Ramirez has a 7-6 record with an earned run average of 4.60 and a WHIP of 1.29. He has 75 strikeouts over his 92 innings pitched and he's given up 96 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.75 and they have given up 244 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 307 hitters and walked 85 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 4.12. The Angels pitchers collectively have given up 712 base hits and 351 earned runs. They have allowed 122 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 250 batters and struck out 716. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 4.43.
As a team Los Angeles is hitting .242, good for 26th in the league. The Angels hold a .382 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .278 with an on-base percentage of .331. He has 88 hits this season in 317 at bats with 36 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .426 and an OPS+ of 104. Yunel Escobar is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .349. He has totaled 74 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 257 at bats. His OPS+ is 106 while his slugging percentage is at .412. The Angels have 701 hits, including 127 doubles and 87 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 270 times so far this season and they have struck out 651 times as a unit. They have left 557 men on base and have a team OPS of .695. They score 4.2 runs per contest and have scored a total of 361 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 41-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.11, Kyle Gibson has a 4-6 record and a 1.78 WHIP. He has 46 strikeouts over the 70.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 92 hits. He allows 11.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.93 and they have given up 313 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 231 batters and walked 107 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 760 base knocks and 392 earned runs this season. They have given up 122 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 277 hitters and struck out 564 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 .251, good for 18th in the league. The Twins hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Joe Mauer comes into this matchup batting .284 with an OBP of .356. He has 76 hits this year along with 31 RBI in 268 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .392 with an OPS+ of 100. Miguel Sano is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .371. He has collected 74 hits in 272 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .548. The Twins as a unit have 697 base hits, including 142 doubles and 96 homers. Minnesota has walked 303 times this year and they have struck out on 679 occasions. They have had 585 men left on base and have an OPS of .736. They have scored 4.53 runs per game and totaled 367 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Angels/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Twins -126
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