Tampa Bay Rays at Minnesota Twins 7/14/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, July 14, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Chris Archer vs. Jose Berrios
The Tampa Bay Rays visit Target Field on Saturday, July 14, 2018 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Chris Archer for the Rays and Jose Berrios for the Twins.
The opening line for this matchup has Tampa Bay at -147 and Minnesota at +125. The Rays have a 37-52-4 over/under record and a 56-37-0 run line mark. The Twins are 51-40-0 against the run line and have a 43-45-3 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 37-52-4 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 56-37-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 43-45-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 51-40-0 against the run line
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
07/11/18 P Jose Alvarado Personal is out indefinitely
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
07/11/18 P Addison Reed Triceps 10-day DL (07/11)
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 48-45 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Chris Archer has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 4.41 and a WHIP of 1.38 this year. He has 79 strikeouts over his 79.2 innings pitched and he's given up 82 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.46 and they have given up 359 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .222 against the bullpen and they've struck out 385 hitters and walked 144 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 3.55. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 692 base hits and 330 earned runs. They have allowed 89 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 290 batters and struck out 782. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.17 and their FIP as a unit is 3.80.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .251, good for 11th in the league. The Rays hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. C.J. Cron is hitting .253 with an on-base percentage of .325. He has 82 hits this season in 324 at bats with 46 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .472 and an OPS+ of 120. Mallex Smith is hitting .272 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .337. He has totaled 71 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 261 at bats. His OPS+ is 99 while his slugging percentage is at .372. The Rays have 795 hits, including 145 doubles and 83 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 296 times so far this season and they have struck out 823 times as a unit. They have left 662 men on base and have a team OPS of .711. They score 3.95 runs per contest and have scored a total of 367 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 42-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.41, Jose Berrios has a 9-7 record and a 0.99 WHIP this year. He has 122 strikeouts over the 121.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 94 hits. He allows 7 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.37 and they have given up 343 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 338 batters and walked 104 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.31. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 804 base knocks and 393 earned runs this season. They have given up 114 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 306 hitters and struck out 820 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 22nd in the league. The Twins hold a .402 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Eddie Rosario comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .344. He has 109 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 361 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .535 with an OPS+ of 138. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .328. He has collected 90 hits in 331 at bats while driving in 54 runs. He has an OPS+ of 128 and a slugging percentage of .517. The Twins as a unit have 751 base hits, including 190 doubles and 95 homers. Minnesota has walked 305 times this year and they have struck out on 756 occasions. They have had 604 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 4.35 runs per game and totaled 396 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins +125 and over 8 total runs
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