Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Berrios vs. Chris Tillman
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the Minnesota Twins and the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Jose Berrios for the Twins and Chris Tillman for the Orioles.
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Minnesota opens at +130 while Baltimore opens at -140. The Twins have a 19-18-4 over/under record and a 23-18-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 24-19-0 against the run line and have a 22-19-2 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 19-18-4 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 23-18-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 22-19-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 24-19-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
05/21/17 P Phil Hughes Bicep 10-day DL (5/22)
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
05/21/17 2B Ryan Flaherty Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
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 23-18 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Berrios has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 0.59 and a WHIP of 0.39. He has 15 strikeouts over his 15.1 innings pitched and he's given up 4 hits. He allows 2.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.27 and they have given up 135 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 121 hitters and walked 56 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.9 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.28. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 343 base hits and 174 earned runs. They have allowed 56 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 142 batters and struck out 279. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.82.
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As a team Minnesota is hitting .251, good for 14th in the league. The Twins hold a .417 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Jorge Polanco is hitting .268 with an on-base percentage of .316. He has 37 hits this season in 138 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .384 and an OPS+ of 92. Max Kepler is hitting .271 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .364. He has totaled 36 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 133 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .466. The Twins have 347 hits, including 73 doubles and 48 home runs. Minnesota has walked 172 times so far this season and they have struck out 328 times as a unit. They have left 300 men on base and have a team OPS of .753. They score 4.66 runs per contest and have scored a total of 191 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 25-18 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.52, Chris Tillman has a 1-0 record and a 1.50 WHIP. He has 12 strikeouts over the 15.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 16 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.05 and they have given up 165 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 139 batters and walked 69 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.33. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 406 base knocks and 188 earned runs this season. They have given up 54 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 169 hitters and struck out 317 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.47 while their FIP as a staff is 4.64.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 12th in the league. The Orioles hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Jonathan Schoop comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .319. He has 40 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 150 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .447 with an OPS+ of 107. Adam Jones is hitting .275 this season and he has an OBP of .321. He has collected 49 hits in 178 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 105 and a slugging percentage of .438. The Orioles as a unit have 397 base hits, including 72 doubles and 62 homers. Baltimore has walked 124 times this year and they have struck out on 378 occasions. They have had 308 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.74 runs per game and totaled 204 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles -140
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