Baltimore Orioles at Minnesota Twins 7/5/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Thursday, July 5, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Andrew Cashner vs. Aaron Slegers
The Baltimore Orioles visit Target Field on Thursday, July 5, 2018 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Andrew Cashner for the Orioles and Aaron Slegers for the Twins.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +122 and Minnesota at -132. The Orioles have a 34-48-2 over/under record and a 32-52-0 run line mark. The Twins are 44-38-0 against the run line and have a 39-40-3 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 34-48-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 32-52-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 39-40-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 44-38-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
07/04/18 3B Steve Wilkerson Oblique 10-day DL (07/04)
06/27/18 CF Craig Gentry Ribs 10-day DL (06/24)
06/27/18 P Darren O'Day Hamstring 60-day DL (06/27)
06/26/18 P Dylan Bundy Ankle 10-day DL (06/26)
06/15/18 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
06/12/18 P Pedro Araujo Elbow 10-day DL (06/11)
05/11/18 P Chris Tillman Back 10-day DL (05/11)
05/02/18 SS Luis Sardinas Back 60-day DL (04/29)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
07/03/18 SS Ehire Adrianza Hamstring 10-day DL (07/03)
06/29/18 SS Taylor Motter Concussion 7-day DL (06/29)
06/10/18 C Jason Castro Knee is out for season
05/31/18 CF Byron Buxton Toe 10-day DL (05/30)
05/06/18 P Ervin Santana Finger 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 24-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Andrew Cashner has a 2-8 record with an earned run average of 4.48 and a WHIP of 1.57 this year. He has 71 strikeouts over his 88.1 innings pitched and he's given up 99 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.34 and they have given up 311 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the bullpen and they've struck out 265 hitters and walked 143 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 829 base hits and 405 earned runs. They have allowed 108 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 302 batters and struck out 646. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 4.60.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .227, good for 30th in the league. The Orioles hold a .380 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Manny Machado is hitting .311 with an on-base percentage of .378. He has 100 hits this season in 322 at bats with 59 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .565 and an OPS+ of 160. Adam Jones is hitting .284 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .309. He has totaled 94 hits and he has driven in 32 men in 331 at bats. His OPS+ is 105 while his slugging percentage is at .432. The Orioles have 652 hits, including 124 doubles and 99 home runs. Baltimore has walked 231 times so far this season and they have struck out 749 times as a unit. They have left 535 men on base and have a team OPS of .670. They score 3.65 runs per contest and have scored a total of 307 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 35-47 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.38, Aaron Slegers has a 0-0 record and a 1.31 WHIP this year. He has 3 strikeouts over the 5.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 6 hits. He allows 10.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 315 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 309 batters and walked 97 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.44. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 730 base knocks and 366 earned runs this season. They have given up 102 home runs this year, which ranks 13th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 286 hitters and struck out 746 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.22.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 23rd in the league. The Twins hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Eduardo Escobar comes into this matchup batting .274 with an OBP of .333. He has 82 hits this year along with 49 RBI in 299 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .522 with an OPS+ of 133. Eddie Rosario is hitting .312 this season and he has an OBP of .354. He has collected 101 hits in 324 at bats while driving in 52 runs. He has an OPS+ of 149 and a slugging percentage of .562. The Twins as a unit have 664 base hits, including 174 doubles and 84 homers. Minnesota has walked 283 times this year and they have struck out on 690 occasions. They have had 547 men left on base and have an OPS of .705. They have scored 4.24 runs per game and totaled 348 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins -132 and over 8.5 total runs
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