Tampa Bay Rays at Minnesota Twins 7/12/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Thursday, July 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Blake Snell vs. Kyle Gibson
The Tampa Bay Rays visit Target Field on Thursday, July 12, 2018 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Blake Snell for the Rays and Kyle Gibson for the Twins.
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The opening line for this matchup has Tampa Bay at -101 and Minnesota at -109. The Rays have a 37-50-4 over/under record and a 55-36-0 run line mark. The Twins are 49-40-0 against the run line and have a 42-44-3 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 37-50-4 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 55-36-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 42-44-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 49-40-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
07/10/18 CF Mallex Smith Leg is "?" Wednesday vs Detroit Tigers
07/08/18 P Chaz Roe Knee 10-day DL (07/08)
07/04/18 P Vidal Nuno Hamstring 10-day DL (07/04)
06/30/18 P Wilmer Font Side 60-day DL (06/30)
06/26/18 P Jonny Venters Rest 10-day DL (06/25)
06/18/18 3B Christian Arroyo Oblique 10-day DL (06/17)
05/23/18 P Jake Faria Side 60-day DL (05/23)
04/11/18 P Jose De Leon Elbow 60-day DL (03/28)
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
07/03/18 SS Ehire Adrianza Hamstring 10-day DL (07/03)
06/29/18 SS Taylor Motter Concussion 7-day DL (06/29)
06/10/18 C Jason Castro Knee is out for season
05/31/18 CF Byron Buxton Toe 10-day DL (05/30)
05/06/18 P Ervin Santana Finger 60-day DL (03/29)
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 Rays have a 47-44 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Blake Snell has a 12-4 record with an earned run average of 2.09 and a WHIP of 1.03 this year. He has 132 strikeouts over his 116 innings pitched and he's given up 75 hits. He allows 5.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.48 and they have given up 352 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 370 hitters and walked 143 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.54. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 678 base hits and 323 earned runs. They have allowed 87 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 286 batters and struck out 763. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.18 and their FIP as a unit is 3.81.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .251, good for 10th in the league. The Rays hold a .386 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. C.J. Cron is hitting .247 with an on-base percentage of .321. He has 78 hits this season in 316 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .459 and an OPS+ of 116. Mallex Smith is hitting .276 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 70 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 254 at bats. His OPS+ is 103 while his slugging percentage is at .378. The Rays have 776 hits, including 139 doubles and 81 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 294 times so far this season and they have struck out 804 times as a unit. They have left 646 men on base and have a team OPS of .710. They score 3.98 runs per contest and have scored a total of 362 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 40-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.59, Kyle Gibson has a 3-6 record and a 1.27 WHIP this year. He has 105 strikeouts over the 107.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 91 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.41 and they have given up 337 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 330 batters and walked 103 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.35. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 788 base knocks and 388 earned runs this season. They have given up 111 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 302 hitters and struck out 797 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.25.
As a team, they are batting .240, good for 22nd in the league. The Twins hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Eddie Rosario comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .341. He has 106 hits this year along with 54 RBI in 353 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .530 with an OPS+ of 136. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .275 this season and he has an OBP of .330. He has collected 90 hits in 327 at bats while driving in 54 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .523. The Twins as a unit have 729 base hits, including 187 doubles and 92 homers. Minnesota has walked 299 times this year and they have struck out on 743 occasions. They have had 590 men left on base and have an OPS of .709. They have scored 4.3 runs per game and totaled 383 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins -109 and over 8 total runs
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