Baltimore Orioles at Minnesota Twins MLB Picks & Predictions 4/26/2019
Friday, April 26, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Alex Cobb vs. Martin Perez
The Baltimore Orioles visit Target Field on Friday, April 26, 2019 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Alex Cobb for the Orioles and Martin Perez for the Twins.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +170 and Minnesota at -180. The Orioles have a 17-9-0 over/under record and a 11-15-0 run line mark. The Twins are 9-13-0 against the run line and have a 13-9-0 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 17-9-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 11-15-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 13-9-0 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 9-13-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/12/19 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day IL (04/10)
04/10/19 P Nate Karns Forearm 10-day IL (04/09)
03/28/19 C Austin Wynns Oblique 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 DH Mark Trumbo Groin 60-day IL (03/25)
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
03/28/19 P Addison Reed Thumb 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 P Gabriel Moya Heel 10-day IL (03/28)
03/28/19 P Matt Magill Shoulder 10-day IL (03/28)
03/25/19 3B Miguel Sano Heel 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 10-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Alex Cobb has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 11.88 and a WHIP of 1.92 this season. He has 6 strikeouts over his 8.1 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He's allowed 16.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 9.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.61 and they have given up 132 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .292 against the bullpen and they've struck out 103 hitters and walked 53 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 6.03. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 260 base hits and 154 earned runs. They have allowed 59 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 92 batters and struck out 192. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.53 and their FIP as a unit is 6.15.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .244, good for 17th in the league. The Orioles hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Trey Mancini is hitting .337 with an on-base percentage of .391. He has 35 hits this season in 104 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .606 and an OPS+ of 165. Jonathan Villar is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 29 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 106 at bats. His OPS+ is 107 while his slugging percentage is at .425. The Orioles have 218 hits, including 40 doubles and 31 home runs. Baltimore has walked 76 times so far this season and they have struck out 214 times as a unit. They have left 167 men on base and have a team OPS of .716. They score 4.54 runs per contest and have scored a total of 118 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 13-9 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.31, Martin Perez has a 2-0 record and a 1.77 WHIP. He has 19 strikeouts over the 20.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 24 hits. He's allowing 10.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.90 and they have given up 77 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .258 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 76 batters and walked 42 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.73. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 190 base knocks and 102 earned runs this season. They have given up 28 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 79 hitters and struck out 178 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 4.45.
As a team, they are batting .267, good for 4th in the league. The Twins hold a .493 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.1 hits per contest. Eddie Rosario comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .323. He has 24 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 87 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .678 with an OPS+ of 157. Jorge Polanco is hitting .366 this season and he has an OBP of .424. He has collected 30 hits in 82 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 192 and a slugging percentage of .695. The Twins as a unit have 201 base hits, including 52 doubles and 37 homers. Minnesota has walked 65 times this year and they have struck out on 161 occasions. They have had 133 men left on base and have an OPS of .826. They have scored 5.5 runs per game and totaled 121 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +170
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