Minnesota Twins at Milwaukee Brewers 7/4/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Berrios vs. Chase Anderson
The Minnesota Twins visit Miller Park on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 to play the Milwaukee Brewers. The probable starters are Jose Berrios for the Twins and Chase Anderson for the Brewers.
The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at +103 and Milwaukee at -113. The Twins have a 39-39-3 over/under record and a 44-37-0 run line mark. The Brewers are 47-37-0 against the run line and have a 35-46-3 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 39-39-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 44-37-0 against the run line
Important Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 35-46-3 against the over/under
The Milwaukee Brewers are 47-37-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
07/03/18 2B Brian Dozier Rest is not in the starting lineup Tuesday vs Milwaukee Brewers
07/03/18 SS Ehire Adrianza Hamstring 10-day DL (07/03)
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
07/03/18 LF Christian Yelich Back is downgraded to not expected to be in the starting lineup Tuesday vs Minnesota Twins
07/03/18 SS Nick Franklin Quad 60-day DL (05/09)
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 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 35-46 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Berrios has a 8-6 record with an earned run average of 3.52 and a WHIP of 1.00 this season. He has 111 strikeouts over his 107.1 innings pitched and he's given up 83 hits. He's allowed 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.53 and they have given up 315 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 302 hitters and walked 97 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 4.47. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 726 base hits and 364 earned runs. They have allowed 101 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 282 batters and struck out 730. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.24.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .239, good for 22nd in the league. The Twins hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .276 with an on-base percentage of .331. He has 82 hits this season in 297 at bats with 49 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .525 and an OPS+ of 133. Eddie Rosario is hitting .312 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 100 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 321 at bats. His OPS+ is 149 while his slugging percentage is at .564. The Twins have 662 hits, including 173 doubles and 84 home runs. Minnesota has walked 279 times so far this season and they have struck out 677 times as a unit. They have left 539 men on base and have a team OPS of .710. They score 4.3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 348 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Milwaukee has a 49-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.18, Chase Anderson has a 6-6 record and a 1.13 WHIP. He has 68 strikeouts over the 88.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 65 hits. He's allowing 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.07 and they have given up 243 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .217 against the Brewers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 353 batters and walked 126 opposing hitters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.61. The Brewers pitchers as a team have surrendered 626 base knocks and 301 earned runs this season. They have given up 88 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Milwaukee as a staff has walked 294 hitters and struck out 737 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 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 14th in the league. The Brewers hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Travis Shaw comes into this matchup batting .239 with an OBP of .341. He has 65 hits this year along with 48 RBI in 272 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .463 with an OPS+ of 114. Jesus Aguilar is hitting .313 this season and he has an OBP of .373. He has collected 70 hits in 224 at bats while driving in 55 runs. He has an OPS+ of 162 and a slugging percentage of .625. The Brewers as a unit have 696 base hits, including 132 doubles and 107 homers. Milwaukee has walked 268 times this year and they have struck out on 758 occasions. They have had 560 men left on base and have an OPS of .726. They have scored 4.38 runs per game and totaled 368 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Brewers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers -113
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