Minnesota Twins at Milwaukee Brewers 7/2/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Gibson vs. Brent Suter
The Minnesota Twins visit Miller Park on Monday, July 2, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Kyle Gibson for the Twins and Brent Suter for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at +140 and Milwaukee at -150. The Twins have a 37-39-3 over/under record and a 42-37-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 47-35-0 against the run line and have a 33-46-3 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 37-39-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 42-37-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 33-46-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 47-35-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
06/30/18 LF Eddie Rosario Dehydration left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Chicago Cubs
06/30/18 CF Max Kepler Dehydration left last game, is "?" Sunday vs Chicago Cubs
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)
03/28/18 SS Jorge Polanco Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 06/30 vs Chicago Cubs)
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 Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
06/30/18 LF Christian Yelich Back is "?" Sunday vs Cincinnati Reds
06/30/18 LF Ryan Braun Back is "?" Sunday vs Cincinnati Reds
06/26/18 CF Lorenzo Cain Groin 10-day DL (06/24)
06/13/18 P Matt Albers Shoulder 10-day DL (06/12)
06/01/18 C Stephen Vogt Shoulder is out for season
06/01/18 P Zach Davies Rotator Cuff 10-day DL (06/01)
05/30/18 3B Tyler Saladino Ankle 10-day DL (05/30)
05/09/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 10-day DL (05/09)
05/09/18 P Wade Miley Oblique 60-day DL (05/09)
03/26/18 P Jimmy Nelson Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 35-44 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Gibson has a 2-6 record with an earned run average of 3.48 and a WHIP of 1.24 this season. He has 93 strikeouts over his 95.2 innings pitched and he's given up 79 hits. He's allowed 7.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.51 and they have given up 300 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen and they've struck out 291 hitters and walked 92 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.37. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 698 base hits and 348 earned runs. They have allowed 98 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 272 batters and struck out 715. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.36 and their FIP as a unit is 4.20.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .236, good for 25th 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 23rd in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Eddie Rosario is hitting .315 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 98 hits this season in 311 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .576 and an OPS+ of 153. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .276 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .332. He has totaled 80 hits and he has driven in 49 men in 290 at bats. His OPS+ is 134 while his slugging percentage is at .528. The Twins have 635 hits, including 170 doubles and 80 home runs. Minnesota has walked 275 times so far this season and they have struck out 661 times as a unit. They have left 523 men on base and have a team OPS of .704. They score 4.22 runs per contest and have scored a total of 333 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 48-34 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.28, Brent Suter has a 8-5 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 73 strikeouts over the 88.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 84 hits. He's allowing 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.25. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.00 and they have given up 236 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 346 batters and walked 126 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.54. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 605 base knocks and 288 earned runs this season. They have given up 86 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 291 hitters and struck out 720 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.96.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 15th in the league. The Brewers hold a .412 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Jesus Aguilar comes into this matchup batting .309 with an OBP of .368. He has 68 hits this year along with 54 RBI in 220 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .627 with an OPS+ of 160. Travis Shaw is hitting .239 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 63 hits in 264 at bats while driving in 47 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .470. The Brewers as a unit have 678 base hits, including 131 doubles and 105 homers. Milwaukee has walked 262 times this year and they have struck out on 741 occasions. They have had 544 men left on base and have an OPS of .728. They have scored 4.39 runs per game and totaled 360 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Brewers -150
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