Minnesota Twins at Milwaukee Brewers 8/9/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Bartolo Colon vs. Brandon Woodruff
The Minnesota Twins visit Miller Park on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Bartolo Colon for the Twins and Brandon Woodruff for the Brewers.
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The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at +148 and Milwaukee at -158. The Twins have a 47-54-9 over/under record and a 53-57-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 63-51-0 against the run line and have a 52-56-6 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 47-54-9 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 53-57-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 52-56-6 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 63-51-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
08/07/17 3B Miguel Sano Wrist "?" Tuesday vs. Milwaukee Brewers
07/19/17 P Phil Hughes Illness 60-day DL (07/19)
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 Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
08/04/17 C Jett Bandy Ribs 10-day DL (08/04)
07/18/17 C Stephen Vogt Knee 10-day DL (07/18)
06/28/17 P Chase Anderson Ribs 10-day DL (06/28)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 54-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Bartolo Colon has a 3-9 record with an earned run average of 7.32 and a WHIP of 1.68. He has 53 strikeouts over his 87.1 innings pitched and he's given up 125 hits. He allows 12.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.69 and they have given up 405 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 316 hitters and walked 129 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.79. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 1039 base hits and 521 earned runs. They have allowed 160 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 349 batters and struck out 773. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.42 and their FIP as a unit is 4.91.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .249, good for 19th in the league. The Twins hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Miguel Sano is hitting .270 with an on-base percentage of .358. He has 100 hits this season in 371 at bats with 71 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .520 and an OPS+ of 131. Brian Dozier is hitting .245 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .324. He has totaled 103 hits and he has driven in 56 men in 421 at bats. His OPS+ is 104 while his slugging percentage is at .447. The Twins have 933 hits, including 195 doubles and 119 home runs. Minnesota has walked 410 times so far this season and they have struck out 920 times as a unit. They have left 795 men on base and have a team OPS of .728. They score 4.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 495 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 59-55 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 0.00, Brandon Woodruff has a 1-0 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 6 strikeouts over the 6.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 7 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.27 and they have given up 376 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 403 batters and walked 194 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 990 base knocks and 461 earned runs this season. They have given up 137 home runs this year, which ranks 16th in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 394 hitters and struck out 938 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.34.
As a team, they are batting .249, good for 22nd in the league. The Brewers hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Domingo Santana comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .369. He has 103 hits this year along with 58 RBI in 374 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .473 with an OPS+ of 118. Orlando Arcia is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 105 hits in 376 at bats while driving in 39 runs. He has an OPS+ of 93 and a slugging percentage of .420. The Brewers as a unit have 964 base hits, including 196 doubles and 163 homers. Milwaukee has walked 372 times this year and they have struck out on 1118 occasions. They have had 759 men left on base and have an OPS of .754. They have scored 4.61 runs per game and totaled 526 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Twins +148
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