Thursday, June 29, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Gibson vs. David Price
The Minnesota Twins head to Fenway Park on Thursday, June 29, 2017 to take on the Boston Red Sox. The expected starting pitchers are Kyle Gibson for the Twins and David Price for the Red Sox.
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The odds for this matchup have Minnesota at +191 and Boston at -206. The Twins have a 32-38-5 over/under mark and a 39-36-0 run line record. The Red Sox are 39-38-0 against the run line and have a 35-38-4 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 32-38-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 39-36-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 35-38-4 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 39-38-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
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)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
06/27/17 1B Mitch Moreland Undisclosed "?" Wednesday vs. Minnesota Twins
06/25/17 P David Price Finger "?" for next scheduled start Thursday vs. Minnesota Twins
06/24/17 2B Josh Rutledge Concussion 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 Tyler Thornburg Shoulder 60-day DL (04/01)
05/28/17 P Steven Wright Knee 60-day DL (04/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 39-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Gibson has a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 6.23 and a WHIP of 1.83. He has 44 strikeouts over his 65 innings pitched and he's given up 86 hits. He allows 11.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.93 and they have given up 287 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 214 hitters and walked 102 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 695 base hits and 361 earned runs. They have allowed 112 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 264 batters and struck out 528. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 5.06.
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As a team Minnesota is hitting .251, good for 20th in the league. The Twins hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Miguel Sano is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .374. He has 68 hits this season in 249 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .546 and an OPS+ of 140. Joe Mauer is hitting .283 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 69 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 244 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .398. The Twins have 646 hits, including 129 doubles and 93 home runs. Minnesota has walked 280 times so far this season and they have struck out 627 times as a unit. They have left 537 men on base and have a team OPS of .742. They score 4.55 runs per contest and have scored a total of 341 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 43-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.76, David Price has a 2-2 record and a 1.35 WHIP. He has 29 strikeouts over the 34 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 31 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.98 and they have given up 201 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 237 batters and walked 76 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.88. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 677 base knocks and 296 earned runs this season. They have given up 92 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 195 hitters and struck out 712 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 3.73.
As a team, they are batting .266, good for 6th in the league. The Red Sox hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Mitch Moreland comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .363. He has 69 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 251 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .490 with an OPS+ of 120. Mookie Betts is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 81 hits in 301 at bats while driving in 41 runs. He has an OPS+ of 110 and a slugging percentage of .472. The Red Sox as a unit have 697 base hits, including 143 doubles and 78 homers. Boston has walked 264 times this year and they have struck out on 536 occasions. They have had 525 men left on base and have an OPS of .753. They have scored 4.71 runs per game and totaled 363 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Twins +191
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