Friday, June 23, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Adalberto Mejia vs. Trevor Bauer
The Minnesota Twins head to Progressive Field on Friday, June 23, 2017 to take on the Cleveland Indians. The expected starting pitchers are Adalberto Mejia for the Twins and Trevor Bauer for the Indians.
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The odds for this matchup have Minnesota at +169 and Cleveland at -179. The Twins have a 31-33-5 over/under mark and a 36-33-0 run line record. The Indians are 29-41-0 against the run line and have a 27-39-4 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 31-33-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 36-33-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 27-39-4 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 29-41-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
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 Cleveland Indians Injuries
06/19/17 LF Michael Brantley Ankle 10-day DL (06/16)
06/06/17 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 10-day DL (06/04)
05/16/17 RF Abraham Almonte Bicep 10-day DL (05/16)
05/14/17 LF Brandon Guyer Wrist 10-day DL (05/13)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 36-33 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adalberto Mejia has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 5.53 and a WHIP of 1.60. He has 36 strikeouts over his 40.2 innings pitched and he's given up 43 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.23 and they have given up 259 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 193 hitters and walked 93 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.96. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 637 base hits and 342 earned runs. They have allowed 105 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 242 batters and struck out 486. 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 5.08.
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As a team Minnesota is hitting .255, good for 15th in the league. The Twins hold a .422 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Miguel Sano is hitting .291 with an on-base percentage of .392. He has 68 hits this season in 234 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .581 and an OPS+ of 155. Joe Mauer is hitting .276 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 62 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 225 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .391. The Twins have 605 hits, including 120 doubles and 87 home runs. Minnesota has walked 270 times so far this season and they have struck out 568 times as a unit. They have left 506 men on base and have a team OPS of .755. They score 4.71 runs per contest and have scored a total of 325 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 38-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.54, Trevor Bauer has a 6-5 record and a 1.43 WHIP. He has 89 strikeouts over the 74.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 77 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.57 and they have given up 178 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 247 batters and walked 77 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 563 base knocks and 265 earned runs this season. They have given up 77 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 198 hitters and struck out 677 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.61.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 12th in the league. The Indians hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Edwin Encarnacion comes into this matchup batting .259 with an OBP of .377. He has 63 hits this year along with 39 RBI in 243 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .498 with an OPS+ of 123. Francisco Lindor is hitting .256 this season and he has an OBP of .319. He has collected 70 hits in 273 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .491. The Indians as a unit have 606 base hits, including 143 doubles and 90 homers. Cleveland has walked 256 times this year and they have struck out on 501 occasions. They have had 484 men left on base and have an OPS of .771. They have scored 4.81 runs per game and totaled 337 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians -179
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