Oakland Athletics at Minnesota Twins 8/24/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Friday, August 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Sean Manaea vs. Jake Odorizzi
The Oakland Athletics visit Target Field on Friday, August 24, 2018 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Sean Manaea for the Athletics and Jake Odorizzi for the Twins.
The opening line for this matchup has Oakland at -127 and Minnesota at +117. The Athletics have a 57-61-9 over/under record and a 64-63-0 run line mark. The Twins are 67-59-0 against the run line and have a 61-62-3 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 57-61-9 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 64-63-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 61-62-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 67-59-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
08/06/18 LF Jake Smolinski Blood Clot 60-day DL (08/05)
07/25/18 P Kendall Graveman Elbow is out for season
07/14/18 P Andrew Triggs Forearm 60-day DL (05/18)
07/08/18 P Paul Blackburn Elbow 10-day DL (07/07)
07/07/18 RF Matt Joyce Back 10-day DL (07/05)
06/26/18 P Daniel Mengden Foot 10-day DL (06/24)
06/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 60-day DL (04/07)
06/06/18 P Daniel Gossett Elbow 60-day DL (06/04)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 76-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sean Manaea has a 11-9 record with an earned run average of 3.70 and a WHIP of 1.07 this year. He has 107 strikeouts over his 155.2 innings pitched and he's given up 136 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.32 and they have given up 388 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 465 hitters and walked 174 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.76. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 1,037 base hits and 482 earned runs. They have allowed 144 home runs this season, ranking them 16th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 363 batters and struck out 977. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 4.13.
As a team Oakland is hitting .250, good for 14th in the league. The Athletics hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Jed Lowrie is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .356. He has 128 hits this season in 468 at bats with 78 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .468 and an OPS+ of 129. Marcus Semien is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .323. He has totaled 134 hits and he has driven in 46 men in 507 at bats. His OPS+ is 99 while his slugging percentage is at .389. The Athletics have 1,094 hits, including 256 doubles and 171 home runs. Oakland has walked 414 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,075 times as a unit. They have left 860 men on base and have a team OPS of .755. They score 4.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 603 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 60-66 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.55, Jake Odorizzi has a 5-7 record and a 1.39 WHIP this year. He has 136 strikeouts over the 130.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 128 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.42 and they have given up 471 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 470 batters and walked 160 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.46. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,127 base knocks and 560 earned runs this season. They have given up 155 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 439 hitters and struck out 1,100 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.33.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 17th in the league. The Twins hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Max Kepler comes into this matchup batting .235 with an OBP of .324. He has 99 hits this year along with 46 RBI in 422 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .436 with an OPS+ of 104. Eddie Rosario is hitting .290 this season and he has an OBP of .328. He has collected 146 hits in 504 at bats while driving in 72 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .488. The Twins as a unit have 1,057 base hits, including 250 doubles and 132 homers. Minnesota has walked 416 times this year and they have struck out on 1,060 occasions. They have had 834 men left on base and have an OPS of .721. They have scored 4.5 runs per game and totaled 567 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins +117 and over 9 total runs
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