Sunday, June 11, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Nik Turley vs. Matt Cain
The Minnesota Twins visit AT&T Park on Sunday, June 11, 2017 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Nik Turley for the Twins and Matt Cain for the Giants.
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The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at +120 and San Francisco at -130. The Twins have a 26-26-5 over/under record and a 31-26-0 run line mark. The Giants are 26-37-0 against the run line and have a 28-30-5 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 26-26-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 31-26-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 28-30-5 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 26-37-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
06/09/17 SS Jorge Polanco Personal "?" Saturday vs. San Francisco Giants
06/07/17 P Hector Santiago Shoulder 10-day DL (06/07)
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)
05/21/17 P Phil Hughes Bicep 10-day DL (05/22)
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 San Francisco Giants Injuries
06/09/17 LF Michael Morse Concussion 10-day DL (06/08)
05/12/17 3B Conor Gillaspie Back 10-day DL (05/11)
04/26/17 RF Jarrett Parker Collarbone 60-day DL (04/16)
04/21/17 P Madison Bumgarner Shoulder 60-day DL (04/20)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 31-26 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Nik Turley is making his season debut for Minnesota. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.28 and they have given up 211 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 161 hitters and walked 76 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.63. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 496 base hits and 264 earned runs. They have allowed 87 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 202 batters and struck out 397. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 5.06.
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As a team Minnesota is hitting .251, good for 15th in the league. The Twins hold a .413 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Max Kepler is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .335. He has 52 hits this season in 202 at bats with 26 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .436 and an OPS+ of 107. Jorge Polanco is hitting .251 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .299. He has totaled 45 hits and he has driven in 20 men in 179 at bats. His OPS+ is 78 while his slugging percentage is at .358. The Twins have 492 hits, including 101 doubles and 67 home runs. Minnesota has walked 229 times so far this season and they have struck out 481 times as a unit. They have left 425 men on base and have a team OPS of .744. They score 4.56 runs per contest and have scored a total of 260 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 25-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.87, Matt Cain has a 3-5 record and a 1.61 WHIP. He has 42 strikeouts over the 64.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 77 hits. He allows 10.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.82 and they have given up 167 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .241 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 168 batters and walked 79 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.2. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 573 base knocks and 265 earned runs this season. They have given up 62 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 182 hitters and struck out 495 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 3.83.
As a team, they are batting .234, good for 28th in the league. The Giants hold a .355 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Brandon Crawford comes into this matchup batting .253 with an OBP of .298. He has 44 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 174 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .397 with an OPS+ of 85. Buster Posey is hitting .341 this season and he has an OBP of .432. He has collected 62 hits in 182 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 153 and a slugging percentage of .511. The Giants as a unit have 502 base hits, including 99 doubles and 48 homers. San Francisco has walked 183 times this year and they have struck out on 468 occasions. They have had 427 men left on base and have an OPS of .651. They have scored 3.56 runs per game and totaled 224 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Twins +120
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