Oakland Athletics at Minnesota Twins 8/25/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, August 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Fiers vs. Stephen Gonsalves
The Oakland Athletics visit Target Field on Saturday, August 25, 2018 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Mike Fiers for the Athletics and Stephen Gonsalves for the Twins.
The opening line for this matchup has Oakland at -147 and Minnesota at +137. The Athletics have a 58-61-9 over/under record and a 64-64-0 run line mark. The Twins are 68-59-0 against the run line and have a 62-62-3 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 58-61-9 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 64-64-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 62-62-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 68-59-0 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 76-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Fiers has a 9-6 record with an earned run average of 3.21 and a WHIP of 1.16 this year. He has 108 strikeouts over his 137.1 innings pitched and he's given up 132 hits. He allows 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.38. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.32 and they have given up 389 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 469 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 10th in the league in team earned run average at 3.78. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 1,046 base hits and 488 earned runs. They have allowed 145 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 365 batters and struck out 983. 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 .322, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Jed Lowrie is hitting .273 with an on-base percentage of .354. He has 129 hits this season in 473 at bats with 79 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .471 and an OPS+ of 129. Marcus Semien is hitting .267 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .326. He has totaled 136 hits and he has driven in 46 men in 510 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .390. The Athletics have 1,103 hits, including 259 doubles and 173 home runs. Oakland has walked 419 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,085 times as a unit. They have left 869 men on base and have a team OPS of .756. They score 4.74 runs per contest and have scored a total of 607 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 61-66 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 27.00, Stephen Gonsalves has a 0-1 record and a 6.00 WHIP this year. He has 3 strikeouts over the 1.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 6 hits. He allows 40.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.40 and they have given up 473 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 474 batters and walked 163 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.46. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,136 base knocks and 564 earned runs this season. They have given up 157 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 444 hitters and struck out 1,110 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 4.34.
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 19th 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 100 hits this year along with 47 RBI in 426 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .441 with an OPS+ of 105. Eddie Rosario is hitting .289 this season and he has an OBP of .328. He has collected 147 hits in 508 at bats while driving in 73 runs. He has an OPS+ of 117 and a slugging percentage of .486. The Twins as a unit have 1,066 base hits, including 251 doubles and 133 homers. Minnesota has walked 418 times this year and they have struck out on 1,066 occasions. They have had 838 men left on base and have an OPS of .721. They have scored 4.51 runs per game and totaled 573 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins +137 and over 9.5 total runs
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