Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Ervin Santana vs. Andrew Cashner
The Minnesota Twins head to Globe Life Park on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 to take on the Texas Rangers. The expected starting pitchers are Ervin Santana for the Twins and Andrew Cashner for the Rangers.
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The odds for this matchup have Minnesota at +122 and Texas at -132. The Twins have a 5-10-3 over/under mark and a 9-9-0 run line record. The Rangers are 12-7-0 against the run line and have a 8-11-0 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 5-10-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 9-9-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 8-11-0 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 12-7-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
04/23/17 P Justin Haley Bicep 10-day DL (4/23)
04/03/17 P Ryan O'Rourke Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 SS Ehire Adrianza Oblique 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Glen Perkins Shoulder 60-day DL (4/2)
03/11/17 P Trevor May Arm 60-day DL
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
04/22/17 P A.J. Griffin Ankle 10-day DL (4/18)
04/17/17 P Sam Dyson Hand 10-day DL (04/16)
04/03/17 SS Hanser Alberto Shoulder 10-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Tyson Ross Undisclosed 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 3B Adrian Beltre Calf 10-day DL (3/30)
04/01/17 P Chi Chi Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL
04/01/17 P Tanner Schepper Abdominal 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 C Brett Nicholas Knee 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P Jake Diekman Intestinal 60-day DL (2/14)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 8-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ervin Santana has a 3-0 record with an earned run average of 0.64 and a WHIP of 0.61. He has 20 strikeouts over his 28 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He allows 2.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.27 and they have given up 54 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen and they've struck out 56 hitters and walked 24 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.6. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 138 base hits and 64 earned runs. They have allowed 19 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 54 batters and struck out 126. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 4.11.
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As a team Minnesota is hitting .231, good for 23rd in the league. The Twins hold a .365 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Jorge Polanco is hitting .271 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 16 hits this season in 59 at bats with 10 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .390 and an OPS+ of 106. Max Kepler is hitting .277 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 18 hits and he has driven in 9 men in 65 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .492. The Twins have 137 hits, including 31 doubles and 15 home runs. Minnesota has walked 79 times so far this season and they have struck out 147 times as a unit. They have left 132 men on base and have a team OPS of .688. They score 4.11 runs per contest and have scored a total of 74 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 9-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.38, Andrew Cashner has a 0-1 record and a 1.32 WHIP. He has 5 strikeouts over the 11.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 8 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.87. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.94 and they have given up 62 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 58 batters and walked 15 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.69. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 147 base knocks and 70 earned runs this season. They have given up 22 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 61 hitters and struck out 143 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 4.09.
As a team, they are batting .211, good for 28th in the league. The Rangers hold a .387 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .289, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.0 hits per contest. Nomar Mazara comes into this matchup batting .273 with an OBP of .325. He has 21 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 77 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .468 with an OPS+ of 117. Rougned Odor is hitting .187 this season and he has an OBP of .228. He has collected 14 hits in 75 at bats while driving in 8 runs. He has an OPS+ of 60 and a slugging percentage of .360. The Rangers as a unit have 133 base hits, including 21 doubles and 28 homers. Texas has walked 60 times this year and they have struck out on 155 occasions. They have had 105 men left on base and have an OPS of .676. They have scored 4.53 runs per game and totaled 86 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Rangers -132
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