Oakland Athletics at Minnesota Twins 8/26/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, August 26, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Brett Anderson vs. Jose Berrios
The Oakland Athletics visit Target Field on Sunday, August 26, 2018 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Brett Anderson for the Athletics and Jose Berrios for the Twins.
The opening line for this matchup has Oakland at +104 and Minnesota at -114. The Athletics have a 58-62-9 over/under record and a 65-64-0 run line mark. The Twins are 68-60-0 against the run line and have a 62-63-3 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 58-62-9 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 65-64-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 62-63-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 68-60-0 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 77-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brett Anderson has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 3.47 and a WHIP of 1.19 this year. He has 33 strikeouts over his 62.1 innings pitched and he's given up 62 hits. He allows 9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.29 and they have given up 389 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 476 hitters and walked 176 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 3.75. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 1,051 base hits and 488 earned runs. They have allowed 145 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 368 batters and struck out 991. 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 4.12.
As a team Oakland is hitting .250, good for 14th in the league. The Athletics hold a .436 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. Marcus Semien is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 136 hits this season in 514 at bats with 46 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .387 and an OPS+ of 99. Jed Lowrie is hitting .273 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .356. He has totaled 130 hits and he has driven in 79 men in 476 at bats. His OPS+ is 129 while his slugging percentage is at .471. The Athletics have 1,113 hits, including 260 doubles and 176 home runs. Oakland has walked 421 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,089 times as a unit. They have left 873 men on base and have a team OPS of .757. They score 4.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 614 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 61-67 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.69, Jose Berrios has a 11-8 record and a 1.13 WHIP this year. He has 161 strikeouts over the 158.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 133 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.84. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 478 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 474 batters and walked 164 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.47. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,146 base knocks and 570 earned runs this season. They have given up 160 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 446 hitters and struck out 1,114 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.36.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 17th in the league. The Twins hold a .404 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Eddie Rosario comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .329. He has 149 hits this year along with 73 RBI in 512 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .486 with an OPS+ of 117. Max Kepler is hitting .233 this season and he has an OBP of .323. He has collected 100 hits in 429 at bats while driving in 47 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .438. The Twins as a unit have 1,071 base hits, including 251 doubles and 133 homers. Minnesota has walked 421 times this year and they have struck out on 1,074 occasions. They have had 845 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They have scored 4.48 runs per game and totaled 574 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins -114 and over 9 total runs
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