Minnesota Twins at Texas Rangers 9/1/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, September 1, 2018
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Jose Berrios vs. Yovani Gallardo
The Minnesota Twins visit Globe Life Park on Saturday, September 1, 2018 to play the Texas Rangers. The probable starters are Jose Berrios for the Twins and Yovani Gallardo for the Rangers.
The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at -123 and Texas at +113. The Twins have a 62-67-4 over/under record and a 69-64-0 run line mark. The Rangers are 68-66-0 against the run line and have a 63-62-9 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 62-67-4 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 69-64-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 63-62-9 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 68-66-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
08/31/18 LF Eddie Rosario Quad is downgraded to doubtful Friday vs Texas Rangers
08/19/18 P Ervin Santana Finger 10-day DL (08/19)
08/12/18 1B Logan Morrison Hip 7-day DL (08/11)
08/11/18 P Adalberto Mejia Wrist 10-day DL (08/10)
08/08/18 P Matt Belisle Knee 10-day DL (08/08)
07/14/18 P Aaron Slegers Shoulder 10-day DL (07/11)
06/10/18 C Jason Castro Knee is out for season
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 Texas Rangers Injuries
08/25/18 P Bartolo Colon Back 10-day DL (08/21)
08/17/18 CF Delino DeShields Finger 10-day DL (08/17)
07/28/18 RF Ryan Rua Back 10-day DL (07/28)
07/04/18 P Tony Barnette Shoulder 60-day DL (07/04)
06/16/18 C Carlos Perez Ankle 10-day DL (06/16)
06/15/18 P Matt Bush Elbow 60-day DL (06/14)
06/10/18 P Doug Fister Knee 60-day DL (06/09)
04/02/18 P Ricardo Rodriguez Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Joe Palumbo Elbow 60-day DL (02/23)
03/26/18 P Clayton Blackburn Elbow 60-day DL (03/19)
03/26/18 P Ronald Herrera Shoulder 60-day DL (03/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 62-71 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jose Berrios has a 11-9 record with an earned run average of 3.74 and a WHIP of 1.14 this year. He has 165 strikeouts over his 163.2 innings pitched and he's given up 141 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 499 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 489 hitters and walked 166 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.51. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 1,199 base hits and 597 earned runs. They have allowed 166 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 460 batters and struck out 1,145. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.37.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .245, good for 18th in the league. The Twins hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Max Kepler is hitting .227 with an on-base percentage of .316. He has 101 hits this season in 445 at bats with 47 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .425 and an OPS+ of 98. Joe Mauer is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .348. He has totaled 106 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 387 at bats. His OPS+ is 96 while his slugging percentage is at .372. The Twins have 1,107 hits, including 257 doubles and 141 home runs. Minnesota has walked 438 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,122 times as a unit. They have left 887 men on base and have a team OPS of .718. They score 4.41 runs per contest and have scored a total of 586 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 58-76 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.01, Yovani Gallardo has a 7-3 record and a 1.56 WHIP this year. He has 42 strikeouts over the 67.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 72 hits. He allows 9.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.12. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 443 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 429 batters and walked 155 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.1 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.96. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,271 base knocks and 656 earned runs this season. They have given up 185 home runs this year, which ranks 3rd in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 387 hitters and struck out 939 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.73.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 22nd in the league. The Rangers hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Nomar Mazara comes into this matchup batting .264 with an OBP of .326. He has 105 hits this year along with 61 RBI in 398 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .435 with an OPS+ of 98. Shin-Soo Choo is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .389. He has collected 135 hits in 483 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 125 and a slugging percentage of .472. The Rangers as a unit have 1,103 base hits, including 221 doubles and 159 homers. Texas has walked 484 times this year and they have struck out on 1,248 occasions. They have had 931 men left on base and have an OPS of .731. They have scored 4.71 runs per game and totaled 631 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Rangers +113 and over 10.5 total runs
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