Minnesota Twins at Toronto Blue Jays 7/23/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, July 23, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Adalberto Mejia vs. Marco Estrada
The Minnesota Twins head to Rogers Centre on Monday, July 23, 2018 to take on the Toronto Blue Jays. The expected starting pitchers are Adalberto Mejia for the Twins and Marco Estrada for the Blue Jays.
The odds for this matchup have Minnesota at +122 and Toronto at -132. The Twins have a 47-46-3 over/under mark and a 53-43-0 run line record. The Blue Jays are 46-51-0 against the run line and have a 46-45-6 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 47-46-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 53-43-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 46-45-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 46-51-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
07/14/18 P Aaron Slegers Shoulder 10-day DL (07/11)
07/11/18 P Addison Reed Triceps 10-day DL (07/11)
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 Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
07/15/18 CF Kevin Pillar Arm 10-day DL (07/15)
07/14/18 P Marco Estrada Gluteus 10-day DL (07/13)
07/08/18 P Rhiner Cruz Groin 60-day DL (07/08)
06/23/18 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (06/23)
06/22/18 P Danny Barnes Knee 10-day DL (06/22)
06/01/18 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 10-day DL (05/29)
05/08/18 P Roberto Osuna Personal is out indefinitely
03/26/18 SS Troy Tulowitzki Foot 60-day DL (03/29)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 44-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adalberto Mejia has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 9.00 and a WHIP of 2.25 this year. He has 2 strikeouts over his 4 innings pitched and he's given up 6 hits. He allows 13.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.9. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.68 and they have given up 371 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .270 against the bullpen and they've struck out 355 hitters and walked 114 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.53. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 865 base hits and 436 earned runs. They have allowed 121 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 328 batters and struck out 857. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.31.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .245, good for 14th in the league. The Twins hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Eddie Rosario is hitting .312 with an on-base percentage of .352. He has 120 hits this season in 385 at bats with 62 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .532 and an OPS+ of 139. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .332. He has totaled 95 hits and he has driven in 58 men in 349 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .507. The Twins have 804 hits, including 200 doubles and 98 home runs. Minnesota has walked 334 times so far this season and they have struck out 801 times as a unit. They have left 648 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 4.49 runs per contest and have scored a total of 431 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 45-52 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.72, Marco Estrada has a 4-7 record and a 1.32 WHIP this season. He has 70 strikeouts over the 89.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 93 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.92 and they have given up 340 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 359 batters and walked 131 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.51. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 864 base knocks and 434 earned runs this season. They have given up 124 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 332 hitters and struck out 821 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.39.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 24th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 23rd in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .247 with an OBP of .279. He has 85 hits this year along with 37 RBI in 344 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .407 with an OPS+ of 86. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .236 this season and he has an OBP of .293. He has collected 88 hits in 373 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .413. The Blue Jays as a unit have 784 base hits, including 186 doubles and 129 homers. Toronto has walked 323 times this year and they have struck out on 834 occasions. They have had 630 men left on base and have an OPS of .731. They have scored 4.48 runs per game and totaled 435 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Twins +122
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