Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Hector Santiago vs. Drew Pomeranz
Fenway Park is the site of the matchup between the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Hector Santiago for the Twins and Drew Pomeranz for the Red Sox.
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Minnesota opens at +164 while Boston opens at -174. The Twins have a 31-37-5 over/under record and a 39-34-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 37-38-0 against the run line and have a 34-37-4 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 31-37-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 39-34-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 34-37-4 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 37-38-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
06/23/17 SS Ehire Adrianza Abdominal 10-day DL (06/23)
06/07/17 P Hector Santiago Shoulder 10-day DL (06/07)
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)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
06/25/17 P David Price Finger "?" for next scheduled start Thursday vs. Minnesota Twins
06/24/17 2B Josh Rutledge Hip 7-day DL (06/24)
06/20/17 3B Pablo Sandoval Ear 10-day DL (06/20)
06/16/17 P Roenis Elias Oblique 60-day DL (04/01)
06/15/17 P Brian Johnson Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
06/02/17 P Eduardo Rodriguez Knee 10-day DL (06/02)
06/02/17 P Robbie Ross Jr. Elbow 10-day DL (05/19)
05/28/17 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (05/04)
05/28/17 LF Brock Holt Vertigo 60-day DL (04/21)
05/28/17 P Carson Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
05/28/17 P Steven Wright Knee 60-day DL (04/30)
05/28/17 P Tyler Thornburg Shoulder 60-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 39-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Hector Santiago has a 4-6 record with an earned run average of 5.26 and a WHIP of 1.43. He has 47 strikeouts over his 65 innings pitched and he's given up 65 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.92. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.01 and they have given up 277 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the bullpen and they've struck out 209 hitters and walked 96 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.84. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 676 base hits and 353 earned runs. They have allowed 109 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 254 batters and struck out 514. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 5.03.
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As a team Minnesota is hitting .253, good for 16th in the league. The Twins hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Miguel Sano is hitting .282 with an on-base percentage of .384. He has 68 hits this season in 241 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .564 and an OPS+ of 148. Joe Mauer is hitting .285 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 68 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 239 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .402. The Twins have 634 hits, including 128 doubles and 91 home runs. Minnesota has walked 277 times so far this season and they have struck out 607 times as a unit. They have left 528 men on base and have a team OPS of .747. They score 4.63 runs per contest and have scored a total of 338 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 41-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.07, Drew Pomeranz has a 6-4 record and a 1.37 WHIP. He has 82 strikeouts over the 73 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 75 hits. He allows 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.03 and they have given up 197 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .232 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 233 batters and walked 75 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.96. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 665 base knocks and 294 earned runs this season. They have given up 90 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 192 hitters and struck out 692 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 3.75.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 6th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Mitch Moreland comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .361. He has 67 hits this year along with 39 RBI in 248 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .476 with an OPS+ of 116. Mookie Betts is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 78 hits in 293 at bats while driving in 40 runs. He has an OPS+ of 111 and a slugging percentage of .474. The Red Sox as a unit have 678 base hits, including 142 doubles and 75 homers. Boston has walked 254 times this year and they have struck out on 522 occasions. They have had 510 men left on base and have an OPS of .750. They have scored 4.67 runs per game and totaled 350 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Twins +164
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