Minnesota Twins at Los Angeles Dodgers 7/24/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 24, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Berrios vs. Hyun-Jin Ryu
The Minnesota Twins head to Dodger Stadium on Monday, July 24, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Jose Berrios for the Twins and Hyun-Jin Ryu for the Dodgers.
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The odds for this matchup have Minnesota at +186 and Los Angeles at -201. The Twins have a 40-50-5 over/under mark and a 47-48-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 44-54-0 against the run line and have a 39-53-6 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 40-50-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 47-48-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 39-53-6 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 44-54-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
07/19/17 P Phil Hughes Illness 60-day DL (07/19)
07/15/17 CF Byron Buxton Groin 10-day DL (07/15)
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 Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
07/22/17 3B Justin Turner Respiratory is expected to be in the starting lineup Sunday vs. Atlanta Braves
07/04/17 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Foot 10-day DL (07/04)
06/25/17 LF Franklin Gutierrez Back 10-day DL (06/25)
06/24/17 P Chris Hatcher Shoulder 10-day DL (06/23)
06/13/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back 10-day DL (06/12)
06/05/17 P Adam Liberatore Forearm 10-day DL (05/31)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/09/17 RF Andre Ethier Back 60-day DL (03/30)
04/19/17 1B Rob Segedin Toe 60-day DL (04/19)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 49-47 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Berrios has a 9-3 record with an earned run average of 3.50 and a WHIP of 1.16. He has 75 strikeouts over his 79.2 innings pitched and he's given up 68 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.65 and they have given up 366 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen and they've struck out 267 hitters and walked 118 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.9 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.81. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 908 base hits and 457 earned runs. They have allowed 142 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 318 batters and struck out 657. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 6.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 5.04.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .253, good for 19th in the league. The Twins hold a .408 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Brian Dozier is hitting .250 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 91 hits this season in 364 at bats with 47 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .437 and an OPS+ of 105. Miguel Sano is hitting .275 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 91 hits and he has driven in 68 men in 331 at bats. His OPS+ is 138 while his slugging percentage is at .535. The Twins have 830 hits, including 171 doubles and 106 home runs. Minnesota has walked 356 times so far this season and they have struck out 805 times as a unit. They have left 705 men on base and have a team OPS of .736. They score 4.55 runs per contest and have scored a total of 437 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 67-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.21, Hyun-Jin Ryu has a 3-6 record and a 1.40 WHIP. He has 69 strikeouts over the 72.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 80 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.88 and they have given up 256 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 366 batters and walked 94 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.16. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 733 base knocks and 308 earned runs this season. They have given up 97 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 256 hitters and struck out 937 batters. They give up a walk 2.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.13 while their FIP as a staff is 3.42.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 12th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .455 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Corey Seager comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .392. He has 98 hits this year along with 50 RBI in 330 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .515 with an OPS+ of 136. Cody Bellinger is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .351. He has collected 77 hits in 286 at bats while driving in 63 runs. He has an OPS+ of 146 and a slugging percentage of .612. The Dodgers as a unit have 849 base hits, including 196 doubles and 141 homers. Los Angeles has walked 404 times this year and they have struck out on 852 occasions. They have had 697 men left on base and have an OPS of .798. They have scored 5.11 runs per game and totaled 501 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Twins +186
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