Minnesota Twins at Milwaukee Brewers 7/3/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Odorizzi vs. Junior Guerra
The Minnesota Twins visit Miller Park on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Jake Odorizzi for the Twins and Junior Guerra for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at +135 and Milwaukee at -145. The Twins have a 38-39-3 over/under record and a 43-37-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 47-36-0 against the run line and have a 34-46-3 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 38-39-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 43-37-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 34-46-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 47-36-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
07/01/18 SS Jorge Polanco Suspension Served is probable Monday vs Milwaukee Brewers
07/01/18 CF Max Kepler Dehydration is "?" Monday vs Milwaukee Brewers
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)
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
07/01/18 LF Christian Yelich Back is "?" Monday vs Minnesota Twins
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 35-45 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 4.62 and a WHIP of 1.44 this season. He has 88 strikeouts over his 85.2 innings pitched and he's given up 84 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.72. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 309 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the bullpen and they've struck out 297 hitters and walked 95 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.46. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 712 base hits and 359 earned runs. They have allowed 100 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 278 batters and struck out 722. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.24.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .238, good for 22nd in the league. The Twins hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .277 with an on-base percentage of .332. He has 82 hits this season in 296 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .527 and an OPS+ of 134. Eddie Rosario is hitting .313 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .354. He has totaled 99 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 316 at bats. His OPS+ is 151 while his slugging percentage is at .570. The Twins have 651 hits, including 172 doubles and 83 home runs. Minnesota has walked 279 times so far this season and they have struck out 668 times as a unit. They have left 534 men on base and have a team OPS of .711. They score 4.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 343 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 48-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.05, Junior Guerra has a 4-5 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He has 80 strikeouts over the 82.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 68 hits. He's allowing 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.12 and they have given up 241 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 349 batters and walked 126 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.6. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 615 base knocks and 296 earned runs this season. They have given up 87 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 294 hitters and struck out 728 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 3.98.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 15th in the league. The Brewers hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Travis Shaw comes into this matchup batting .243 with an OBP of .346. He has 65 hits this year along with 47 RBI in 268 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .470 with an OPS+ of 116. Jesus Aguilar is hitting .309 this season and he has an OBP of .368. He has collected 68 hits in 220 at bats while driving in 54 runs. He has an OPS+ of 160 and a slugging percentage of .627. The Brewers as a unit have 682 base hits, including 131 doubles and 106 homers. Milwaukee has walked 264 times this year and they have struck out on 750 occasions. They have had 548 men left on base and have an OPS of .724. They have scored 4.36 runs per game and totaled 362 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -145
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