Saturday, June 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Gibson vs. Corey Kluber
Progressive Field is the site of the matchup between the Minnesota Twins and the Cleveland Indians on Saturday, June 24, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Kyle Gibson for the Twins and Corey Kluber for the Indians.
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Minnesota opens at +228 while Cleveland opens at -249. The Twins have a 31-34-5 over/under record and a 36-34-0 run line mark. The Indians are 30-41-0 against the run line and have a 27-40-4 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 31-34-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 36-34-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 27-40-4 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 30-41-0 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 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 36-34 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Gibson has a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 6.56 and a WHIP of 1.84. He has 43 strikeouts over his 60.1 innings pitched and he's given up 82 hits. He allows 12.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.20 and they have given up 271 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the bullpen and they've struck out 200 hitters and walked 95 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.02. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 655 base hits and 351 earned runs. They have allowed 108 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 244 batters and struck out 493. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 5.11.
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As a team Minnesota is hitting .254, good for 16th in the league. The Twins hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Miguel Sano is hitting .286 with an on-base percentage of .386. He has 68 hits this season in 238 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .571 and an OPS+ of 150. Joe Mauer is hitting .276 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 63 hits and he has driven in 29 men in 228 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .390. The Twins have 611 hits, including 120 doubles and 87 home runs. Minnesota has walked 270 times so far this season and they have struck out 579 times as a unit. They have left 512 men on base and have a team OPS of .750. They score 4.64 runs per contest and have scored a total of 325 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 39-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.58, Corey Kluber has a 6-2 record and a 1.09 WHIP. He has 80 strikeouts over the 65.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 54 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.91. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.56 and they have given up 181 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 255 batters and walked 78 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 3.86. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 572 base knocks and 268 earned runs this season. They have given up 78 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 203 hitters and struck out 689 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.24 while their FIP as a staff is 3.63.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 12th in the league. The Indians hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Edwin Encarnacion comes into this matchup batting .262 with an OBP of .377. He has 65 hits this year along with 40 RBI in 248 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .496 with an OPS+ of 122. Francisco Lindor is hitting .259 this season and he has an OBP of .320. He has collected 72 hits in 278 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .489. The Indians as a unit have 619 base hits, including 144 doubles and 91 homers. Cleveland has walked 260 times this year and they have struck out on 507 occasions. They have had 493 men left on base and have an OPS of .774. They have scored 4.83 runs per game and totaled 343 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Twins +228
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