Friday, June 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Gibson vs. J.C. Ramirez
The Minnesota Twins visit Angel Stadium on Friday, June 2, 2017 to play the Los Angeles Angels. The probable starters are Kyle Gibson for the Twins and J.C. Ramirez for the Angels.
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The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at +129 and Los Angeles at -139. The Twins have a 22-22-5 over/under record and a 26-23-0 run line mark. The Angels are 31-23-0 against the run line and have a 25-28-1 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 22-22-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 26-23-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Angels are 25-28-1 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Angels are 31-23-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
05/31/17 3B Miguel Sano Illness "?" Thursday vs. Los Angeles Angels
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 Los Angeles Angels Injuries
06/01/17 LF Cameron Maybin Side "?" Thursday vs. Minnesota Twins
05/31/17 P Alex Meyer Back is upgraded to expected to start Thursday vs. Minnesota Twins
05/29/17 CF Mike Trout Thumb 10-day DL (05/29)
05/28/17 P Cam Bedrosian Groin 10-day DL (04/22)
05/21/17 P Andrew Bailey Shoulder 60-day DL (04/10)
05/14/17 3B Yunel Escobar Hamstring 10-day DL (05/15)
04/29/17 P Tyler Skaggs Oblique 60-day DL (04/29)
04/22/17 P Garrett Richards Bicep 60-day DL (04/06)
04/17/17 P Huston Street Side 60-day DL (03/30)
04/15/17 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/15/17 P Nick Tropeano Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 26-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Gibson has a 1-4 record with an earned run average of 7.85 and a WHIP of 1.96. He has 25 strikeouts over his 36.2 innings pitched and he's given up 51 hits. He allows 12.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.33 and they have given up 184 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 145 hitters and walked 73 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.64. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 431 base hits and 229 earned runs. They have allowed 75 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 179 batters and struck out 346. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 5.03.
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As a team Minnesota is hitting .251, good for 16th in the league. The Twins hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Jorge Polanco is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .308. He has 43 hits this season in 167 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .371 and an OPS+ of 85. Max Kepler is hitting .259 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 44 hits and he has driven in 21 men in 170 at bats. His OPS+ is 111 while his slugging percentage is at .435. The Twins have 422 hits, including 90 doubles and 57 home runs. Minnesota has walked 205 times so far this season and they have struck out 414 times as a unit. They have left 369 men on base and have a team OPS of .750. They score 4.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 226 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 28-28 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.38, J.C. Ramirez has a 5-3 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 47 strikeouts over the 61.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 57 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.94. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.84 and they have given up 152 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .221 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 203 batters and walked 60 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 449 base knocks and 226 earned runs this season. They have given up 79 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 164 hitters and struck out 478 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.27.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 24th in the league. The Angels hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Andrelton Simmons comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .333. He has 57 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 207 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .396 with an OPS+ of 101. Yunel Escobar is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .318. He has collected 42 hits in 158 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .405. The Angels as a unit have 446 base hits, including 79 doubles and 60 homers. Los Angeles has walked 192 times this year and they have struck out on 423 occasions. They have had 386 men left on base and have an OPS of .692. They have scored 4.05 runs per game and totaled 227 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Twins +129
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