Baltimore Orioles at Minnesota Twins 7/6/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, July 6, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Bundy vs. Lance Lynn
The Baltimore Orioles head to Target Field on Friday, July 6, 2018 to take on the Minnesota Twins. The expected starting pitchers are Dylan Bundy for the Orioles and Lance Lynn for the Twins.
The odds for this matchup have Baltimore at +110 and Minnesota at -120. The Orioles have a 34-49-2 over/under mark and a 32-53-0 run line record. The Twins are 45-38-0 against the run line and have a 39-41-3 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 34-49-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 32-53-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 39-41-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 45-38-0 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 24-61 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Bundy has a 6-7 record with an earned run average of 3.75 and a WHIP of 1.21 this year. He has 108 strikeouts over his 96 innings pitched and he's given up 87 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.36 and they have given up 313 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the bullpen and they've struck out 268 hitters and walked 144 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.8 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 4.82. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 832 base hits and 408 earned runs. They have allowed 109 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 305 batters and struck out 653. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.49 and their FIP as a unit is 4.58.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .227, good for 30th in the league. The Orioles hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .290, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Adam Jones is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .311. He has 96 hits this season in 335 at bats with 33 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .436 and an OPS+ of 107. Manny Machado is hitting .308 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .377. He has totaled 100 hits and he has driven in 59 men in 325 at bats. His OPS+ is 158 while his slugging percentage is at .560. The Orioles have 659 hits, including 126 doubles and 99 home runs. Baltimore has walked 234 times so far this season and they have struck out 761 times as a unit. They have left 544 men on base and have a team OPS of .668. They score 3.62 runs per contest and have scored a total of 308 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 35-48 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.49, Lance Lynn has a 5-7 record and a 1.68 WHIP this season. He has 82 strikeouts over the 80.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 85 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 316 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 311 batters and walked 97 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.43. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 736 base knocks and 369 earned runs this season. They have given up 105 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 288 hitters and struck out 751 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.25.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 25th in the league. The Twins hold a .396 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Eddie Rosario comes into this matchup batting .308 with an OBP of .350. He has 101 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 328 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .555 with an OPS+ of 146. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .277 this season and he has an OBP of .335. He has collected 84 hits in 303 at bats while driving in 50 runs. He has an OPS+ of 136 and a slugging percentage of .531. The Twins as a unit have 670 base hits, including 176 doubles and 85 homers. Minnesota has walked 284 times this year and they have struck out on 696 occasions. They have had 551 men left on base and have an OPS of .703. They have scored 4.22 runs per game and totaled 350 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +110
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