Minnesota Twins at New York Yankees 9/20/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Bartolo Colon vs. Masahiro Tanaka
The Minnesota Twins head to Yankee Stadium on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 to take on the New York Yankees. The expected starting pitchers are Bartolo Colon for the Twins and Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees.
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The odds for this matchup have Minnesota at +207 and New York at -225. The Twins have a 67-74-9 over/under mark and a 80-70-0 run line record. The Yankees are 81-69-0 against the run line and have a 78-69-3 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 67-74-9 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 80-70-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 78-69-3 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 81-69-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
08/20/17 3B Miguel Sano Shin 10-day DL (08/21)
08/17/17 P Dietrich Enns Shoulder 10-day DL (08/17)
07/19/17 P Phil Hughes Illness 60-day DL (07/19)
07/06/17 P Hector Santiago Back 60-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)
03/11/17 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/22)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
09/17/17 P Caleb Smith Infection 10-day DL (09/17)
09/06/17 P Adam Warren Back 10-day DL (09/06)
09/03/17 CF Aaron Hicks Oblique 10-day DL (09/03)
08/18/17 1B Garrett Cooper Tendonitis 10-day DL (08/17)
08/15/17 P Luis Cessa Back 60-day DL (08/15)
07/16/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 78-72 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Bartolo Colon has a 6-13 record with an earned run average of 6.39 and a WHIP of 1.60. He has 81 strikeouts over his 132.1 innings pitched and he's given up 179 hits. He allows 12.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.49 and they have given up 522 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the bullpen and they've struck out 439 hitters and walked 176 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 1,382 base hits and 685 earned runs. They have allowed 209 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 457 batters and struck out 1,076. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.75.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .258, good for 15th in the league. The Twins hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Eddie Rosario is hitting .295 with an on-base percentage of .332. He has 147 hits this season in 499 at bats with 72 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .519 and an OPS+ of 122. Brian Dozier is hitting .259 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .345. He has totaled 150 hits and he has driven in 85 men in 580 at bats. His OPS+ is 117 while his slugging percentage is at .478. The Twins have 1,326 hits, including 261 doubles and 193 home runs. Minnesota has walked 555 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,228 times as a unit. They have left 1,065 men on base and have a team OPS of .767. They score 4.97 runs per contest and have scored a total of 746 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 83-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.73, Masahiro Tanaka has a 12-11 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 173 strikeouts over the 165.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 171 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.39. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.47 and they have given up 384 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .207 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 602 batters and walked 209 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.75. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,174 base knocks and 560 earned runs this season. They have given up 180 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 468 hitters and struck out 1,443 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.91.
As a team, they are batting .261, good for 8th in the league. The Yankees hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .412. He has 139 hits this year along with 97 RBI in 506 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .587 with an OPS+ of 157. Brett Gardner is hitting .262 this season and he has an OBP of .347. He has collected 147 hits in 561 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of 100 and a slugging percentage of .422. The Yankees as a unit have 1,356 base hits, including 241 doubles and 219 homers. New York has walked 568 times this year and they have struck out on 1,301 occasions. They have had 1,102 men left on base and have an OPS of .779. They have scored 5.3 runs per game and totaled 795 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Twins +207
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