Tampa Bay Rays at Minnesota Twins 7/15/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, July 15, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Ryan Yarbrough vs. Aaron Slegers
The Tampa Bay Rays visit Target Field on Sunday, July 15, 2018 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Ryan Yarbrough for the Rays and Aaron Slegers for the Twins.
The opening line for this matchup has Tampa Bay at -158 and Minnesota at +148. The Rays have a 38-52-4 over/under record and a 56-38-0 run line mark. The Twins are 52-40-0 against the run line and have a 44-45-3 over/under record.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Tampa Bay Rays are 38-52-4 against the over/under
The Tampa Bay Rays are 56-38-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 44-45-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 52-40-0 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 48-46 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ryan Yarbrough has a 8-4 record with an earned run average of 3.68 and a WHIP of 1.28 this year. He has 82 strikeouts over his 88 innings pitched and he's given up 82 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.48 and they have given up 365 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 391 hitters and walked 146 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.5 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 3.63. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 707 base hits and 341 earned runs. They have allowed 90 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 294 batters and struck out 789. 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 .252, good for 10th in the league. The Rays hold a .390 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. C.J. Cron is hitting .252 with an on-base percentage of .323. He has 83 hits this season in 329 at bats with 47 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .471 and an OPS+ of 119. 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 808 hits, including 149 doubles and 85 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 298 times so far this season and they have struck out 833 times as a unit. They have left 670 men on base and have a team OPS of .714. They score 3.99 runs per contest and have scored a total of 375 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 43-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.68, Aaron Slegers has a 1-1 record and a 1.42 WHIP this year. He has 5 strikeouts over the 12.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 16 hits. He allows 11.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 6.14. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.36 and they have given up 348 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .266 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 345 batters and walked 105 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.34. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 817 base knocks and 400 earned runs this season. They have given up 116 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 308 hitters and struck out 830 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.36 while their FIP as a staff is 4.25.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 20th in the league. The Twins hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Eddie Rosario comes into this matchup batting .303 with an OBP of .344. He has 111 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 366 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .533 with an OPS+ of 137. Eduardo Escobar is hitting .271 this season and he has an OBP of .326. He has collected 91 hits in 336 at bats while driving in 55 runs. He has an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .512. The Twins as a unit have 766 base hits, including 194 doubles and 96 homers. Minnesota has walked 309 times this year and they have struck out on 763 occasions. They have had 611 men left on base and have an OPS of .719. They have scored 4.42 runs per game and totaled 407 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins +148 and over 9 total runs
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