Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers 8/11/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, August 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Gibson vs. Francisco Liriano
The Minnesota Twins visit Comerica Park on Saturday, August 11, 2018 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are Kyle Gibson for the Twins and Francisco Liriano for the Tigers.
The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at -140 and Detroit at +130. The Twins have a 55-56-3 over/under record and a 63-51-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 56-59-0 against the run line and have a 45-66-4 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 55-56-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 63-51-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 45-66-4 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 56-59-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
08/08/18 P Adalberto Mejia Wrist left last game, expected to make next schedule start
08/08/18 P Matt Belisle Knee 10-day DL (08/08)
08/07/18 LF Robbie Grossman Hamstring 10-day DL (08/06)
07/14/18 P Aaron Slegers Shoulder 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 Detroit Tigers Injuries
08/09/18 1B John Hicks Groin 10-day DL (08/07)
07/20/18 P Michael Fulmer Oblique 10-day DL (07/20)
06/14/18 1B Miguel Cabrera Biceps is out for season
05/31/18 P Ryan Carpenter Oblique 10-day DL (05/31)
04/30/18 P Daniel Norris Groin 60-day DL (04/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 53-61 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Gibson has a 5-9 record with an earned run average of 3.60 and a WHIP of 1.24 this year. He has 135 strikeouts over his 140 innings pitched and he's given up 118 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.69 and they have given up 438 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen and they've struck out 426 hitters and walked 139 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.46. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 1,025 base hits and 508 earned runs. They have allowed 140 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 389 batters and struck out 1,005. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.28.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .244, good for 19th in the league. The Twins hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Eddie Rosario is hitting .298 with an on-base percentage of .339. He has 137 hits this season in 459 at bats with 66 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .499 and an OPS+ of 124. Max Kepler is hitting .234 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .325. He has totaled 90 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 385 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .421. The Twins have 952 hits, including 233 doubles and 112 home runs. Minnesota has walked 386 times so far this season and they have struck out 968 times as a unit. They have left 763 men on base and have a team OPS of .715. They score 4.42 runs per contest and have scored a total of 504 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 47-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.37, Francisco Liriano has a 3-6 record and a 1.42 WHIP this year. He has 73 strikeouts over the 90.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 78 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.47 and they have given up 405 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 350 batters and walked 156 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.41. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,002 base knocks and 498 earned runs this season. They have given up 142 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 355 hitters and struck out 851 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.46.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 25th in the league. The Tigers hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Jose Iglesias comes into this matchup batting .266 with an OBP of .305. He has 101 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 379 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .388 with an OPS+ of 87. Nick Castellanos is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .337. He has collected 127 hits in 444 at bats while driving in 59 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .482. The Tigers as a unit have 934 base hits, including 211 doubles and 90 homers. Detroit has walked 291 times this year and they have struck out on 940 occasions. They have had 755 men left on base and have an OPS of .670. They have scored 3.76 runs per game and totaled 432 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers +130 and over 9 total runs
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