New York Yankees at Minnesota Twins 9/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sonny Gray vs. Kohl Stewart
The New York Yankees visit Target Field on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Sonny Gray for the Yankees and Kohl Stewart for the Twins.
The opening line for this matchup has New York at -129 and Minnesota at +119. The Yankees have a 65-71-7 over/under record and a 74-69-0 run line mark. The Twins are 72-70-0 against the run line and have a 67-71-4 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 65-71-7 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 74-69-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 67-71-4 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 72-70-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
09/06/18 LF Clint Frazier Concussion is out indefinitely
08/22/18 P Aroldis Chapman Knee 10-day DL (08/22)
07/26/18 RF Aaron Judge Wrist 10-day DL (07/26)
07/07/18 P Jonathan Loaisiga Shoulder 10-day DL (07/07)
06/10/18 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow is out for season
05/02/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-day DL (03/27)
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
09/01/18 P Adalberto Mejia Wrist 60-day DL (08/10)
08/19/18 P Ervin Santana Finger 10-day DL (08/19)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 89-54 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sonny Gray has a 10-8 record with an earned run average of 4.96 and a WHIP of 1.49 this season. He has 116 strikeouts over his 123.1 innings pitched and he's given up 131 hits. He's allowed 9.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.15 and they have given up 408 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .213 against the bullpen and they've struck out 646 hitters and walked 190 batters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.73. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 1,139 base hits and 534 earned runs. They have allowed 158 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 431 batters and struck out 1,442. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.64.
As a team New York is hitting .249, good for 15th in the league. The Yankees hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Miguel Andujar is hitting .299 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 150 hits this season in 501 at bats with 77 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .523 and an OPS+ of 125. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .266 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .338. He has totaled 147 hits and he has driven in 85 men in 552 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .504. The Yankees have 1,215 hits, including 235 doubles and 232 home runs. New York has walked 535 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,254 times as a unit. They have left 974 men on base and have a team OPS of .775. They score 5.1 runs per contest and have scored a total of 730 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 65-77 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.06, Kohl Stewart has a 0-1 record and a 1.73 WHIP. He has 14 strikeouts over the 21.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 27 hits. He's allowing 11.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.55 and they have given up 542 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 528 batters and walked 180 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.1 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 4.61. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,274 base knocks and 649 earned runs this season. They have given up 184 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 496 hitters and struck out 1,211 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.40 while their FIP as a staff is 4.48.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 20th in the league. The Twins hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Joe Mauer comes into this matchup batting .272 with an OBP of .343. He has 113 hits this year along with 39 RBI in 415 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .369 with an OPS+ of 94. Max Kepler is hitting .226 this season and he has an OBP of .320. He has collected 107 hits in 473 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .414. The Twins as a unit have 1,174 base hits, including 270 doubles and 150 homers. Minnesota has walked 469 times this year and they have struck out on 1,183 occasions. They have had 944 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 4.38 runs per game and totaled 622 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees -129
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