Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers 8/12/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, August 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Adalberto Mejia vs. Matt Boyd
The Minnesota Twins visit Comerica Park on Sunday, August 12, 2018 to play the Detroit Tigers. The probable starters are Adalberto Mejia for the Twins and Matt Boyd for the Tigers.
The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at +115 and Detroit at -125. The Twins have a 55-57-3 over/under record and a 63-52-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 57-59-0 against the run line and have a 45-67-4 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 55-57-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 63-52-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 45-67-4 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 57-59-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
08/11/18 P Adalberto Mejia Wrist 10-day DL (08/10)
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 53-62 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adalberto Mejia has a 2-0 record with an earned run average of 2.01 and a WHIP of 1.16 this year. He has 13 strikeouts over his 22.1 innings pitched and he's given up 17 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.67 and they have given up 438 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 427 hitters and walked 140 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 4.47. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 1,028 base hits and 513 earned runs. They have allowed 142 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 392 batters and struck out 1,011. 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 4.30.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .245, good for 18th 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 17th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Max Kepler is hitting .231 with an on-base percentage of .322. He has 90 hits this season in 389 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .416 and an OPS+ of 97. Eddie Rosario is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .337. He has totaled 137 hits and he has driven in 66 men in 463 at bats. His OPS+ is 120 while his slugging percentage is at .495. The Twins have 963 hits, including 236 doubles and 112 home runs. Minnesota has walked 386 times so far this season and they have struck out 969 times as a unit. They have left 770 men on base and have a team OPS of .714. They score 4.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 507 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 48-68 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.33, Matt Boyd has a 6-10 record and a 1.17 WHIP this year. He has 111 strikeouts over the 122.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 103 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 407 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 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 4.38. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,012 base knocks and 499 earned runs this season. They have given up 142 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 355 hitters and struck out 852 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.33 while their FIP as a staff is 4.45.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 26th in the league. The Tigers hold a .374 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Nick Castellanos comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .334. He has 127 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 448 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .478 with an OPS+ of 114. Jose Iglesias is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .305. He has collected 102 hits in 383 at bats while driving in 47 runs. He has an OPS+ of 86 and a slugging percentage of .394. The Tigers as a unit have 937 base hits, including 211 doubles and 92 homers. Detroit has walked 294 times this year and they have struck out on 946 occasions. They have had 757 men left on base and have an OPS of .670. They have scored 3.77 runs per game and totaled 437 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers -125 and over 9.5 total runs
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