Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers 8/11/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, August 11, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Berrios vs. Anibal Sanchez
The Minnesota Twins head to Comerica Park on Friday, August 11, 2017 to take on the Detroit Tigers. The expected starting pitchers are Jose Berrios for the Twins and Anibal Sanchez for the Tigers.
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The odds for this matchup have Minnesota at +113 and Detroit at -123. The Twins have a 48-55-9 over/under mark and a 55-57-0 run line record. The Tigers are 56-57-0 against the run line and have a 59-48-6 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 48-55-9 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 55-57-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 59-48-6 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 56-57-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
08/08/17 P Adalberto Mejia Arm 10-day DL (08/08)
07/19/17 P Phil Hughes Illness 60-day DL (07/19)
07/06/17 P Hector Santiago Back 10-day DL (07/03)
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)
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 Detroit Tigers Injuries
08/03/17 P Michael Fulmer Elbow 10-day DL (08/01)
07/30/17 OF Alex Presley Oblique 10-day DL (07/30)
07/06/17 P Daniel Norris Groin 10-day DL (07/06)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 56-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Berrios has a 10-5 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.16. He has 88 strikeouts over his 95.2 innings pitched and he's given up 83 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.60 and they have given up 411 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the bullpen and they've struck out 329 hitters and walked 129 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.73. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 1057 base hits and 524 earned runs. They have allowed 160 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 351 batters and struck out 794. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.41 and their FIP as a unit is 4.83.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .250, good for 18th in the league. The Twins hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Miguel Sano is hitting .268 with an on-base percentage of .357. He has 102 hits this season in 380 at bats with 72 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .516 and an OPS+ of 130. Brian Dozier is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .332. He has totaled 109 hits and he has driven in 62 men in 430 at bats. His OPS+ is 111 while his slugging percentage is at .467. The Twins have 953 hits, including 198 doubles and 125 home runs. Minnesota has walked 421 times so far this season and they have struck out 931 times as a unit. They have left 809 men on base and have a team OPS of .733. They score 4.55 runs per contest and have scored a total of 510 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 52-61 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.62, Anibal Sanchez has a 3-2 record and a 1.59 WHIP. He has 61 strikeouts over the 69.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 90 hits. He allows 11.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.21 and they have given up 345 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 309 batters and walked 149 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.85. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1042 base knocks and 536 earned runs this season. They have given up 144 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 369 hitters and struck out 843 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.56.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 10th in the league. The Tigers hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Justin Upton comes into this matchup batting .274 with an OBP of .361. He has 106 hits this year along with 78 RBI in 387 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .519 with an OPS+ of 133. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .255 this season and he has an OBP of .341. He has collected 92 hits in 361 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 102 and a slugging percentage of .413. The Tigers as a unit have 998 base hits, including 204 doubles and 131 homers. Detroit has walked 390 times this year and they have struck out on 917 occasions. They have had 779 men left on base and have an OPS of .755. They have scored 4.8 runs per game and totaled 542 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Twins +113
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