Thursday, June 8, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Gibson vs. Christian Bergman
The Minnesota Twins head to Safeco Field on Thursday, June 8, 2017 to take on the Seattle Mariners. The expected starting pitchers are Kyle Gibson for the Twins and Christian Bergman for the Mariners.
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The odds for this matchup have Minnesota at +116 and Seattle at -126. The Twins have a 25-24-5 over/under mark and a 28-26-0 run line record. The Mariners are 29-30-0 against the run line and have a 29-28-2 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 25-24-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 28-26-0 against the run line
Important Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 29-28-2 against the over/under
The Seattle Mariners are 29-30-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
06/06/17 SS Jorge Polanco Personal expected to miss Wednesday vs. Seattle Mariners
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 Seattle Mariners Injuries
06/07/17 DH Nelson Cruz Calf injured last game, "?" Wednesday vs. Minnesota Twins
06/02/17 SS Jean Segura Ankle 10-day DL (06/02)
06/01/17 P Evan Marshall Hamstring 60-day DL (05/06)
05/14/17 P Ryan Weber Bicep 60-day DL (05/14)
05/10/17 P Hisashi Iwakuma Shoulder 10-day DL (05/07)
04/30/17 P Evan Scribner Elbow 60-day DL (04/26)
04/26/17 P Felix Hernandez Shoulder 10-day DL (04/26)
04/26/17 LF Mitch Haniger Oblique 10-day DL (04/26)
04/03/17 P Shae Simmons Forearm 60-day DL (03/31)
04/03/17 SS Shawn O'Malley Shoulder 60-day DL (03/31)
04/01/17 P Drew Smyly Arm 60-day DL (03/31)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 29-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Gibson has a 2-4 record with an earned run average of 7.23 and a WHIP of 1.89. He has 31 strikeouts over his 42.1 innings pitched and he's given up 57 hits. He allows 12.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.32 and they have given up 206 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the bullpen and they've struck out 156 hitters and walked 76 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.75. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 480 base hits and 257 earned runs. They have allowed 83 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 195 batters and struck out 378. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 5.07.
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As a team Minnesota is hitting .253, good for 13th in the league. The Twins hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Max Kepler is hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .344. He has 51 hits this season in 191 at bats with 26 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .455 and an OPS+ of 115. 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 470 hits, including 97 doubles and 65 home runs. Minnesota has walked 220 times so far this season and they have struck out 460 times as a unit. They have left 408 men on base and have a team OPS of .751. They score 4.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 249 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Seattle has a 29-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.36, Christian Bergman has a 3-2 record and a 1.36 WHIP. He has 20 strikeouts over the 33 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 35 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 190 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Mariners bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 189 batters and walked 74 opposing hitters. As a team, Seattle allows 8.8 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 4.52. The Mariners pitchers as a team have surrendered 514 base knocks and 263 earned runs this season. They have given up 83 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Seattle as a staff has walked 184 hitters and struck out 427 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.64.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 7th in the league. The Mariners hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Robinson Cano comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .352. He has 55 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 191 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .513 with an OPS+ of 133. Nelson Cruz is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .383. He has collected 59 hits in 197 at bats while driving in 46 runs. He has an OPS+ of 154 and a slugging percentage of .563. The Mariners as a unit have 528 base hits, including 101 doubles and 61 homers. Seattle has walked 207 times this year and they have struck out on 457 occasions. They have had 411 men left on base and have an OPS of .749. They have scored 4.76 runs per game and totaled 281 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Mariners MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Twins +116
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