Minnesota Twins at Los Angeles Dodgers 7/25/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Berrios vs. Kenta Maeda
The Minnesota Twins head to Dodger Stadium on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers. The expected starting pitchers are Jose Berrios for the Twins and Kenta Maeda for the Dodgers.
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The odds for this matchup have Minnesota at +178 and Los Angeles at -190. The Twins have a 42-50-5 over/under mark and a 47-50-0 run line record. The Dodgers are 46-54-0 against the run line and have a 40-54-6 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 42-50-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 47-50-0 against the run line
Important Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 40-54-6 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 46-54-0 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
07/23/17 P Clayton Kershaw Back 10-day DL (07/23)
07/23/17 P Brandon McCarthy Blister 10-day DL (07/23)
07/23/17 P Hyun-Jin Ryu Foot expected to start Monday vs. Minnesota Twins
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 49-48 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 4.77 and they have given up 377 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the bullpen and they've struck out 273 hitters and walked 121 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.84. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 924 base hits and 465 earned runs. They have allowed 143 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 323 batters and struck out 668. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 5.03.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .253, good for 19th in the league. The Twins hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Brian Dozier is hitting .253 with an on-base percentage of .340. He has 93 hits this season in 368 at bats with 48 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .448 and an OPS+ of 109. Miguel Sano is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .365. He has totaled 91 hits and he has driven in 68 men in 335 at bats. His OPS+ is 135 while his slugging percentage is at .528. The Twins have 839 hits, including 173 doubles and 108 home runs. Minnesota has walked 361 times so far this season and they have struck out 820 times as a unit. They have left 712 men on base and have a team OPS of .737. They score 4.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 443 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 68-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.23, Kenta Maeda has a 8-4 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 80 strikeouts over the 83 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 77 hits. He allows 8.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.92 and they have given up 261 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .211 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 371 batters and walked 96 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 3.17. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 738 base knocks and 312 earned runs this season. They have given up 98 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 259 hitters and struck out 944 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 .454 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Corey Seager comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .389. He has 98 hits this year along with 50 RBI in 334 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .509 with an OPS+ of 134. Cody Bellinger is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 78 hits in 290 at bats while driving in 64 runs. He has an OPS+ of 147 and a slugging percentage of .617. The Dodgers as a unit have 856 base hits, including 197 doubles and 143 homers. Los Angeles has walked 410 times this year and they have struck out on 863 occasions. They have had 705 men left on base and have an OPS of .797. They have scored 5.11 runs per game and totaled 506 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Dodgers -190
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