San Diego Padres at Minnesota Twins 9/12/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Travis Wood vs. Kyle Gibson
The San Diego Padres head to Target Field on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 to take on the Minnesota Twins. The expected starting pitchers are Travis Wood for the Padres and Kyle Gibson for the Twins.
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The odds for this matchup have San Diego at +158 and Minnesota at -168. The Padres have a 73-63-8 over/under mark and a 79-65-0 run line record. The Twins are 75-68-0 against the run line and have a 65-69-9 over/under record.
Valuable San Diego Padres Betting Trends
The San Diego Padres are 73-63-8 against the over/under
The San Diego Padres are 79-65-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 65-69-9 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 75-68-0 against the run line
Key San Diego Padres Injuries
08/05/17 P Jered Weaver Hip 60-day DL (05/20)
07/28/17 P Jarred Cosart Side 60-day DL (06/06)
07/01/17 P Matt Strahm Knee 10-day DL (07/01)
06/01/17 P Christian Friedrich Side 60-day DL (03/30)
04/25/17 CF Travis Jankowski Foot 10-day DL (04/23)
04/08/17 LF Alex Dickerson Back 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 P Carter Capps Elbow 60-day DL (03/31)
03/31/17 P Colin Rea Elbow 60-day DL (02/18)
03/31/17 P Robbie Erlin Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
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)
08/08/17 P Adalberto Mejia Arm 10-day DL (08/08)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Padres have a 65-79 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Travis Wood has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 6.00 and a WHIP of 1.72. He has 58 strikeouts over his 81 innings pitched and he's given up 101 hits. He allows 11.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.32 and they have given up 422 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the bullpen and they've struck out 527 hitters and walked 184 batters. As a team, San Diego allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Padres pitchers collectively have given up 1,239 base hits and 634 earned runs. They have allowed 194 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. San Diego as a pitching staff has walked 489 batters and struck out 1,191. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.56.
As a team San Diego is hitting .234, good for 30th in the league. The Padres hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Wil Myers is hitting .246 with an on-base percentage of .328. He has 125 hits this season in 509 at bats with 70 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .464 and an OPS+ of 110. Manuel Margot is hitting .269 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .318. He has totaled 116 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 431 at bats. His OPS+ is 97 while his slugging percentage is at .425. The Padres have 1,117 hits, including 201 doubles and 171 home runs. San Diego has walked 416 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,336 times as a unit. They have left 917 men on base and have a team OPS of .697. They score 3.86 runs per contest and have scored a total of 556 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 74-69 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.19, Kyle Gibson has a 9-10 record and a 1.60 WHIP. He has 95 strikeouts over the 135.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 163 hits. He allows 10.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.58 and they have given up 502 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 416 batters and walked 162 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.7. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,330 base knocks and 662 earned runs this season. They have given up 200 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 430 hitters and struck out 1,020 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.76.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 14th in the league. The Twins hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Brian Dozier comes into this matchup batting .257 with an OBP of .344. He has 142 hits this year along with 82 RBI in 552 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .473 with an OPS+ of 115. Eddie Rosario is hitting .289 this season and he has an OBP of .326. He has collected 136 hits in 471 at bats while driving in 65 runs. He has an OPS+ of 114 and a slugging percentage of .493. The Twins as a unit have 1,260 base hits, including 253 doubles and 177 homers. Minnesota has walked 537 times this year and they have struck out on 1,176 occasions. They have had 1,023 men left on base and have an OPS of .764. They have scored 4.93 runs per game and totaled 705 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Padres/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Twins -168
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