New York Yankees at Minnesota Twins 9/12/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Severino vs. Jake Odorizzi
The New York Yankees head to Target Field on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 to take on the Minnesota Twins. The expected starting pitchers are Luis Severino for the Yankees and Jake Odorizzi for the Twins.
The odds for this matchup have New York at -218 and Minnesota at +201. The Yankees have a 66-71-7 over/under mark and a 75-69-0 run line record. The Twins are 72-71-0 against the run line and have a 68-71-4 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 66-71-7 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 75-69-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 68-71-4 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 72-71-0 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 90-54 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luis Severino has a 17-7 record with an earned run average of 3.52 and a WHIP of 1.16 this year. He has 202 strikeouts over his 173.2 innings pitched and he's given up 159 hits. He allows 8.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.05. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.16 and they have given up 412 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the bullpen and they've struck out 649 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 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 1,149 base hits and 536 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 1,448. 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 3.63.
As a team New York is hitting .250, good for 14th in the league. The Yankees hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .266 with an on-base percentage of .339. He has 148 hits this season in 556 at bats with 86 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .504 and an OPS+ of 122. Miguel Andujar is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .331. He has totaled 151 hits and he has driven in 79 men in 507 at bats. His OPS+ is 124 while his slugging percentage is at .521. The Yankees have 1,226 hits, including 239 doubles and 233 home runs. New York has walked 545 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,261 times as a unit. They have left 988 men on base and have a team OPS of .776. They score 5.12 runs per contest and have scored a total of 737 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 65-78 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.57, Jake Odorizzi has a 5-10 record and a 1.36 WHIP this season. He has 148 strikeouts over the 147.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 140 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.32. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.63 and they have given up 549 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .264 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 530 batters and walked 186 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 4.63. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,285 base knocks and 656 earned runs this season. They have given up 185 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 506 hitters and struck out 1,218 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 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 4.50.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 19th 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 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Max Kepler comes into this matchup batting .226 with an OBP of .319. He has 107 hits this year along with 48 RBI in 474 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .414 with an OPS+ of 98. Joe Mauer is hitting .270 this season and he has an OBP of .340. He has collected 113 hits in 419 at bats while driving in 39 runs. He has an OPS+ of 93 and a slugging percentage of .365. The Twins as a unit have 1,184 base hits, including 272 doubles and 150 homers. Minnesota has walked 469 times this year and they have struck out on 1,189 occasions. They have had 951 men left on base and have an OPS of .713. They have scored 4.36 runs per game and totaled 624 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Yankees -218
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