Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers 8/13/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Sunday, August 13, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ervin Santana vs. Matt Boyd
The Minnesota Twins visit Comerica Park on Sunday, August 13, 2017 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are Ervin Santana for the Twins and Matt Boyd for the Tigers.
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The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at -104 and Detroit at -106. The Twins have a 49-56-9 over/under record and a 57-57-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 56-59-0 against the run line and have a 61-48-6 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 49-56-9 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 57-57-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 61-48-6 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 56-59-0 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)
07/06/17 P Daniel Norris Groin 10-day DL (07/06)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 58-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ervin Santana has a 12-7 record with an earned run average of 3.27 and a WHIP of 1.11. He has 119 strikeouts over his 151.1 innings pitched and he's given up 119 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.49 and they have given up 417 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen and they've struck out 337 hitters and walked 131 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.69. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up ,1073 base hits and 529 earned runs. They have allowed 162 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 356 batters and struck out ,808. 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 4.82.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .252, good for 18th in the league. The Twins hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Brian Dozier is hitting .253 with an on-base percentage of .331. He has 111 hits this season in 439 at bats with 63 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .467 and an OPS+ of 111. Miguel Sano is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .356. He has totaled 105 hits and he has driven in 72 men in 390 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .510. The Twins have ,981 hits, including 199 doubles and 127 home runs. Minnesota has walked 425 times so far this season and they have struck out ,946 times as a unit. They have left ,821 men on base and have a team OPS of .736. They score 4.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 526 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 52-63 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.64, Matt Boyd has a 5-6 record and a 1.69 WHIP. He has 64 strikeouts over the 83 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 107 hits. He allows 11.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.22 and they have given up 357 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 314 batters and walked 151 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.91. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered ,1071 base knocks and 552 earned runs this season. They have given up 148 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 372 hitters and struck out ,855 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.43 while their FIP as a staff is 4.58.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 9th in the league. The Tigers hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Miguel Cabrera comes into this matchup batting .252 with an OBP of .337. He has 93 hits this year along with 53 RBI in 369 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .407 with an OPS+ of 99. Justin Upton is hitting .278 this season and he has an OBP of .364. He has collected 110 hits in 395 at bats while driving in 80 runs. He has an OPS+ of 134 and a slugging percentage of .519. The Tigers as a unit have ,1016 base hits, including 206 doubles and 133 homers. Detroit has walked 394 times this year and they have struck out on ,933 occasions. They have had ,789 men left on base and have an OPS of .754. They have scored 4.79 runs per game and totaled 551 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers -106 and over 3 total runs
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