Sunday, May 14, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Hector Santiago vs. Trevor Bauer
The Minnesota Twins head to Progressive Field on Sunday, May 14, 2017 to take on the Cleveland Indians. The expected starting pitchers are Hector Santiago for the Twins and Trevor Bauer for the Indians.
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The odds for this matchup have Minnesota at +130 and Cleveland at -140. The Twins have a 14-14-4 over/under mark and a 19-13-0 run line record. The Indians are 11-23-0 against the run line and have a 10-22-2 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 14-14-4 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 19-13-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 10-22-2 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 11-23-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
5/13/2017 J.T. Chargois RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least May 20
5/10/2017 Stephen Gonsalves SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least May 20
5/10/2017 Jake Reed RP Side Expected to be out until at least May 27
5/9/2017 Tyler Jay P Biceps Expected to be out until at least May 31
4/25/2017 Ryan O'Rourke RP Elbow Out for the season
4/2/2017 Glen Perkins RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
3/22/2017 Trevor May RP Elbow Out for the season
3/1/2017 Alex Kirilloff CF Elbow Out for the season
11/20/2016 Zach Jones RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
5/13/2017 Austin Jackson CF Toe Expected to be out until at least May 14
5/12/2017 Abraham Almonte RF Shoulder Probable for May 13
5/12/2017 Tim Cooney SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least May 17
5/12/2017 Rob Kaminsky SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least May 17
5/12/2017 Tyler Naquin CF Back Expected to be out until at least May 17
5/12/2017 Chris Narveson SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least May 17
5/11/2017 Francisco Mejia C Groin Expected to be out until at least May 25
5/11/2017 Gabriel Mejia CF Wrist Expected to be out until at least May 20
5/10/2017 Greg Allen RF Hand Expected to be out until at least Jun 13
5/10/2017 Perci Garner RP Undisclosed Expected to be out until at least May 17
5/10/2017 Corey Kluber SP Back Expected to be out until at least May 19
4/24/2017 Steve Delabar RP Suspension Suspended until Jul 21
3/30/2017 Cody Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
3/27/2017 Luigi Rodriguez RF Hand Expected to be out until at least May 15
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 18-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Hector Santiago has a 4-1 record with an earned run average of 2.76 and a WHIP of 1.16. He has 31 strikeouts over his 42.1 innings pitched and he's given up 33 hits. He allows 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.84 and they have given up 111 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the bullpen and they've struck out 96 hitters and walked 48 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.9 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.2. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 268 base hits and 133 earned runs. They have allowed 40 home runs this season, ranking them 15th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 116 batters and struck out 219. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.35 and their FIP as a unit is 4.68.
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As a team Minnesota is hitting .243, good for 17th in the league. The Twins hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Jorge Polanco is hitting .255 with an on-base percentage of .311. He has 28 hits this season in 110 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .355 and an OPS+ of 87. Max Kepler is hitting .235 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .331. He has totaled 24 hits and he has driven in 12 men in 102 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .373. The Twins have 260 hits, including 52 doubles and 38 home runs. Minnesota has walked 132 times so far this season and they have struck out 257 times as a unit. They have left 225 men on base and have a team OPS of .736. They score 4.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 148 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 18-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.36, Trevor Bauer has a 2-4 record and a 1.58 WHIP. He has 37 strikeouts over the 33 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 37 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.88. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.90 and they have given up 74 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .203 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 117 batters and walked 39 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 264 base knocks and 125 earned runs this season. They have given up 31 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 101 hitters and struck out 326 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.26.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 19th in the league. The Indians hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .279 with an OBP of .338. He has 38 hits this year along with 20 RBI in 136 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .544 with an OPS+ of 131. Carlos Santana is hitting .226 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 31 hits in 137 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 89 and a slugging percentage of .372. The Indians as a unit have 272 base hits, including 59 doubles and 34 homers. Cleveland has walked 130 times this year and they have struck out on 261 occasions. They have had 240 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 4.21 runs per game and totaled 143 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Twins +130
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