Monday, May 22, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Adam Wilk vs. Ubaldo Jimenez
The Minnesota Twins head to Oriole Park on Monday, May 22, 2017 to take on the Baltimore Orioles. The expected starting pitchers are Adam Wilk for the Twins and Ubaldo Jimenez for the Orioles.
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The odds for this matchup have Minnesota at +133 and Baltimore at -143. The Twins have a 16-18-4 over/under mark and a 21-17-0 run line record. The Orioles are 24-17-0 against the run line and have a 21-18-2 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 16-18-4 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 21-17-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 21-18-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 24-17-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
04/23/17 P Justin Haley Bicep 10-day DL (4/23)
04/03/17 P Ryan O'Rourke Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Glen Perkins Shoulder 60-day DL (4/2)
03/11/17 P Trevor May Arm 60-day DL
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
05/06/17 P Gabriel Ynoa Hamstring 10-day DL (5/6)
05/06/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 10-day DL (5/5)
04/02/17 CF Anthony Santander Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 21-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adam Wilk has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 9.00 and a WHIP of 2.00. He has 4 strikeouts over his 7 innings pitched and he's given up 11 hits. He allows 14.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 10.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 124 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the bullpen and they've struck out 111 hitters and walked 51 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.8 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.17. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 314 base hits and 157 earned runs. They have allowed 48 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 129 batters and struck out 257. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.68.
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As a team Minnesota is hitting .242, good for 19th in the league. The Twins hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Jorge Polanco is hitting .248 with an on-base percentage of .301. He has 32 hits this season in 129 at bats with 17 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .364 and an OPS+ of 83. Max Kepler is hitting .252 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 30 hits and he has driven in 14 men in 119 at bats. His OPS+ is 109 while his slugging percentage is at .412. The Twins have 306 hits, including 63 doubles and 43 home runs. Minnesota has walked 157 times so far this season and they have struck out 303 times as a unit. They have left 272 men on base and have a team OPS of .731. They score 4.34 runs per contest and have scored a total of 165 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 25-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.52, Ubaldo Jimenez has a 1-2 record and a 1.60 WHIP. He has 29 strikeouts over the 38.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 39 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.88 and they have given up 153 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 132 batters and walked 67 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.25. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 379 base knocks and 176 earned runs this season. They have given up 51 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 164 hitters and struck out 304 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.66.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 10th in the league. The Orioles hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Jonathan Schoop comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .329. He has 39 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 142 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .465 with an OPS+ of 115. Adam Jones is hitting .265 this season and he has an OBP of .313. He has collected 45 hits in 170 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He has an OPS+ of 94 and a slugging percentage of .400. The Orioles as a unit have 379 base hits, including 67 doubles and 60 homers. Baltimore has walked 118 times this year and they have struck out on 355 occasions. They have had 293 men left on base and have an OPS of .749. They have scored 4.78 runs per game and totaled 196 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Twins +133
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