Minnesota Twins at Toronto Blue Jays 7/25/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Ervin Santana vs. Sam Gaviglio
The Minnesota Twins visit Rogers Centre on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The probable starters are Ervin Santana for the Twins and Sam Gaviglio for the Blue Jays.
The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at +115 and Toronto at -125. The Twins have a 48-47-3 over/under record and a 54-44-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 46-53-0 against the run line and have a 48-45-6 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 48-47-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 54-44-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 48-45-6 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 46-53-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
07/23/18 P Ervin Santana Finger 60-day DL (03/29); expected to be activated and start Wednesday vs Toronto
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)
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 45-53 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ervin Santana is expected to make his season debut. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.73 and they have given up 376 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .269 against the bullpen and they've struck out 361 hitters and walked 119 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.52. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 880 base hits and 443 earned runs. They have allowed 123 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 336 batters and struck out 874. 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 .244, good for 17th in the league. The Twins hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Eddie Rosario is hitting .305 with an on-base percentage of .347. He has 120 hits this season in 393 at bats with 62 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .522 and an OPS+ of 134. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .275 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .336. He has totaled 98 hits and he has driven in 60 men in 356 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .511. The Twins have 820 hits, including 203 doubles and 101 home runs. Minnesota has walked 339 times so far this season and they have struck out 823 times as a unit. They have left 657 men on base and have a team OPS of .720. They score 4.51 runs per contest and have scored a total of 442 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 46-53 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.59, Sam Gaviglio has a 2-3 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 61 strikeouts over the 64.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 64 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.75. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.02 and they have given up 355 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 374 batters and walked 133 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.54. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 887 base knocks and 446 earned runs this season. They have given up 127 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 335 hitters and struck out 848 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.37.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 23rd in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 23rd 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 87. Yangervis Solarte is hitting .239 this season and he has an OBP of .294. He has collected 91 hits in 381 at bats while driving in 52 runs. He has an OPS+ of 95 and a slugging percentage of .423. The Blue Jays as a unit have 805 base hits, including 189 doubles and 132 homers. Toronto has walked 329 times this year and they have struck out on 847 occasions. They have had 647 men left on base and have an OPS of .733. They have scored 4.47 runs per game and totaled 443 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Blue Jays -125
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