Minnesota Twins at Los Angeles Dodgers 7/26/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Ervin Santana vs. Alex Wood
The Minnesota Twins visit Dodger Stadium on Wednesday, July 26, 2017 to play the Los Angeles Dodgers. The probable starters are Ervin Santana for the Twins and Alex Wood for the Dodgers.
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The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at +188 and Los Angeles at -203. The Twins have a 43-50-5 over/under record and a 47-51-0 run line mark. 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 43-50-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 47-51-0 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 (07/24)
07/23/17 P Brandon McCarthy Finger 10-day DL (07/21)
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 49-49 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ervin Santana has a 11-7 record with an earned run average of 3.26 and a WHIP of 1.15. He has 97 strikeouts over his 129.2 innings pitched and he's given up 102 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.93. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.80 and they have given up 380 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the bullpen and they've struck out 280 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 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.86. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 935 base hits and 471 earned runs. They have allowed 146 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 323 batters and struck out 677. They have walked 3.3 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 .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Brian Dozier is hitting .249 with an on-base percentage of .336. He has 93 hits this season in 373 at bats with 48 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .442 and an OPS+ of 106. Miguel Sano is hitting .271 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .366. He has totaled 92 hits and he has driven in 68 men in 339 at bats. His OPS+ is 135 while his slugging percentage is at .525. The Twins have 848 hits, including 177 doubles and 109 home runs. Minnesota has walked 366 times so far this season and they have struck out 827 times as a unit. They have left 721 men on base and have a team OPS of .739. They score 4.56 runs per contest and have scored a total of 447 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 69-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.17, Alex Wood has a 11-1 record and a 0.97 WHIP. He has 105 strikeouts over the 91.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 62 hits. He allows 6.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.94 and they have given up 265 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the Dodgers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 373 batters and walked 98 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 3.18. The Dodgers pitchers as a team have surrendered 747 base knocks and 316 earned runs this season. They have given up 99 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 264 hitters and struck out 951 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 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 3.43.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 14th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .456 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.7 hits per contest. Corey Seager comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .388. He has 99 hits this year along with 50 RBI in 338 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .506 with an OPS+ of 133. Cody Bellinger is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 79 hits in 294 at bats while driving in 67 runs. He has an OPS+ of 148 and a slugging percentage of .622. The Dodgers as a unit have 867 base hits, including 197 doubles and 146 homers. Los Angeles has walked 410 times this year and they have struck out on 872 occasions. They have had 708 men left on base and have an OPS of .799. They have scored 5.12 runs per game and totaled 512 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Dodgers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Twins +188
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