Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins MLB Parlay 5/12/2019
Sunday, May 12, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Daniel Norris vs. Martin Perez
The Detroit Tigers visit Target Field on Sunday, May 12, 2019 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Daniel Norris for the Tigers and Martin Perez for the Twins.
The opening line for this matchup has Detroit at +185 and Minnesota at -200. The Tigers have a 15-20-0 over/under record and a 17-18-0 run line mark. The Twins are 20-16-0 against the run line and have a 19-17-0 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 15-20-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 17-18-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 19-17-0 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 20-16-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
05/09/19 SS Jordy Mercer Quad 10-day IL (05/09)
05/01/19 P Matt Moore Knee 60-day IL (04/30); is out for season
04/30/19 2B Josh Harrison Shoulder 10-day IL (04/27)
04/26/19 P Jordan Zimmermann Elbow 10-day IL (04/26)
04/24/19 P Blaine Hardy Forearm 10-day IL (04/23)
03/28/19 P Michael Fulmer Elbow 60-day IL (03/23)
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
05/02/19 P Adalberto Mejia Calf 10-day IL (05/01)
04/28/19 C Willians Astudillo Hamstring 10-day IL (04/28)
03/28/19 P Addison Reed Thumb 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 3B Miguel Sano Heel 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 16-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Daniel Norris has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 3.81 and a WHIP of 1.48 this season. He has 21 strikeouts over his 28.1 innings pitched and he's given up 33 hits. He's allowed 10.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.59 and they have given up 129 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the bullpen and they've struck out 116 hitters and walked 61 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 301 base hits and 159 earned runs. They have allowed 43 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 123 batters and struck out 291. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.39.
As a team Detroit is hitting .227, good for 25th in the league. The Tigers hold a .366 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .296 with an on-base percentage of .360. He has 40 hits this season in 135 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .363 and an OPS+ of 96. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .260 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .319. He has totaled 34 hits and he has driven in 10 men in 131 at bats. His OPS+ is 96 while his slugging percentage is at .412. The Tigers have 266 hits, including 74 doubles and 25 home runs. Detroit has walked 106 times so far this season and they have struck out 346 times as a unit. They have left 242 men on base and have a team OPS of .663. They score 3.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 121 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 24-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.83, Martin Perez has a 5-0 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 39 strikeouts over the 41.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 36 hits. He's allowing 7.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.28 and they have given up 103 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 116 batters and walked 54 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.69. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 280 base knocks and 130 earned runs this season. They have given up 38 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 107 hitters and struck out 308 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 3.85.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 3rd in the league. The Twins hold a .495 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Jorge Polanco comes into this matchup batting .341 with an OBP of .412. He has 46 hits this year along with 17 RBI in 135 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .644 with an OPS+ of 180. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .328. He has collected 34 hits in 120 at bats while driving in 17 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .517. The Twins as a unit have 315 base hits, including 74 doubles and 66 homers. Minnesota has walked 111 times this year and they have struck out on 266 occasions. They have had 225 men left on base and have an OPS of .824. They have scored 5.33 runs per game and totaled 192 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins -200
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