Minnesota Twins at Boston Red Sox 7/26/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Thursday, July 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Gibson vs. Brian Johnson
The Minnesota Twins visit Fenway Park on Thursday, July 26, 2018 to play the Boston Red Sox. The probable starters are Kyle Gibson for the Twins and Brian Johnson for the Red Sox.
The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at +163 and Boston at -173. The Twins have a 48-48-3 over/under record and a 55-44-0 run line mark. The Red Sox are 61-42-0 against the run line and have a 49-51-3 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 48-48-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 55-44-0 against the run line
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Boston Red Sox are 49-51-3 against the over/under
The Boston Red Sox are 61-42-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
07/23/18 P Ervin Santana Finger 60-day DL (03/29); expected to be activated and start Wednesday vs Toronto
07/14/18 P Aaron Slegers Shoulder 10-day DL (07/11)
07/11/18 P Addison Reed Triceps 10-day DL (07/11)
06/10/18 C Jason Castro Knee is out for season
05/31/18 CF Byron Buxton Toe 10-day DL (05/30)
03/26/18 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
07/15/18 P Eduardo Rodriguez Ankle 10-day DL (07/15)
07/08/18 C Christian Vazquez Finger 10-day DL (07/08)
06/27/18 P Steven Wright Knee 10-day DL (06/23)
06/02/18 2B Dustin Pedroia Knee 10-day DL (05/30)
05/25/18 DH Hanley Ramirez None has been released
05/15/18 P Carson Smith Shoulder 60-day DL (05/15)
03/30/18 P Austin Maddox Shoulder 60-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 SS Marco Hernandez Shoulder 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 46-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Gibson has a 4-7 record with an earned run average of 3.57 and a WHIP of 1.24 this year. He has 119 strikeouts over his 121 innings pitched and he's given up 102 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.70 and they have given up 377 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 363 hitters and walked 119 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 885 base hits and 443 earned runs. They have allowed 123 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 337 batters and struck out 885. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.27.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .244, good for 18th in the league. The Twins hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Eddie Rosario is hitting .307 with an on-base percentage of .348. He has 122 hits this season in 397 at bats with 62 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .521 and an OPS+ of 135. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .278 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .338. He has totaled 100 hits and he has driven in 63 men in 360 at bats. His OPS+ is 131 while his slugging percentage is at .522. The Twins have 829 hits, including 205 doubles and 102 home runs. Minnesota has walked 340 times so far this season and they have struck out 828 times as a unit. They have left 662 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 4.52 runs per contest and have scored a total of 447 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 71-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.81, Brian Johnson has a 1-3 record and a 1.42 WHIP this year. He has 47 strikeouts over the 54.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 60 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.8. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.39 and they have given up 288 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 365 batters and walked 130 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.56. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 818 base knocks and 367 earned runs this season. They have given up 104 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 309 hitters and struck out 999 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.60.
As a team, they are batting .270, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .459 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.4 hits per contest. Andrew Benintendi comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .386. He has 111 hits this year along with 61 RBI in 367 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .520 with an OPS+ of 141. J.D. Martinez is hitting .323 this season and he has an OBP of .387. He has collected 119 hits in 368 at bats while driving in 85 runs. He has an OPS+ of 171 and a slugging percentage of .644. The Red Sox as a unit have 967 base hits, including 220 doubles and 140 homers. Boston has walked 340 times this year and they have struck out on 788 occasions. They have had 704 men left on base and have an OPS of .795. They have scored 5.35 runs per game and totaled 551 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Red Sox -173 and over 10 total runs
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