Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers 9/24/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, September 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Berrios vs. Buck Farmer
The Minnesota Twins head to Comerica Park on Sunday, September 24, 2017 to take on the Detroit Tigers. The expected starting pitchers are Jose Berrios for the Twins and Buck Farmer for the Tigers.
The odds for this matchup have Minnesota at -155 and Detroit at +145. The Twins have a 69-75-10 over/under mark and a 82-72-0 run line record. The Tigers are 70-84-0 against the run line and have a 83-64-7 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 69-75-10 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 82-72-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 83-64-7 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 70-84-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
08/20/17 3B Miguel Sano Shin 10-day DL (08/21)
08/17/17 P Dietrich Enns Shoulder 10-day DL (08/17)
07/19/17 P Phil Hughes Illness 60-day DL (07/19)
07/06/17 P Hector Santiago Back 60-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)
03/11/17 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/22)
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
09/04/17 DH Victor Martinez Heart 60-day DL (09/03)
09/02/17 P Michael Fulmer Elbow out indefinitely
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 80-74 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Berrios has a 12-8 record with an earned run average of 3.94 and a WHIP of 1.22. He has 132 strikeouts over his 139.1 innings pitched and he's given up 124 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 538 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen and they've struck out 452 hitters and walked 180 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.64. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 1,420 base hits and 704 earned runs. They have allowed 214 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 469 batters and struck out 1,109. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.74.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .259, good for 13th in the league. The Twins hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Eddie Rosario is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .326. He has 148 hits this season in 515 at bats with 73 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .505 and an OPS+ of 117. Brian Dozier is hitting .259 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 154 hits and he has driven in 86 men in 595 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .477. The Twins have 1,364 hits, including 269 doubles and 196 home runs. Minnesota has walked 571 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,263 times as a unit. They have left 1,092 men on base and have a team OPS of .766. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 770 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 62-92 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 7.11, Buck Farmer has a 4-4 record and a 1.47 WHIP. He has 41 strikeouts over the 38 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 43 hits. He allows 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.58 and they have given up 558 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .279 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 441 batters and walked 229 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 10.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.35. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,515 base knocks and 804 earned runs this season. They have given up 209 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 512 hitters and struck out 1,150 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.50 while their FIP as a staff is 4.73.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 10th in the league. The Tigers hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Ian Kinsler comes into this matchup batting .236 with an OBP of .314. He has 125 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 529 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .412 with an OPS+ of 91. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .318. He has collected 157 hits in 584 at bats while driving in 95 runs. He has an OPS+ of 110 and a slugging percentage of .490. The Tigers as a team have 1,374 base knocks, including 282 doubles and 182 home runs. Detroit has walked 486 times this season and they have struck out 1,251 times. They have had 1,062 runners left on base and have an OPS of .755. They have scored 4.62 runs per contest and totaled 711 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Twins -155
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