Houston Astros at Minnesota Twins MLB Parlay 5/2/2019
Thursday, May 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Brad Peacock vs. Jose Berrios
The Houston Astros visit Target Field on Thursday, May 2, 2019 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Brad Peacock for the Astros and Jose Berrios for the Twins.
The opening line for this matchup has Houston at -101 and Minnesota at -109. The Astros have a 11-18-1 over/under record and a 12-18-0 run line mark. The Twins are 13-14-0 against the run line and have a 15-12-0 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 11-18-1 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 12-18-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 15-12-0 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 13-14-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
03/28/19 P Joe Smith Achilles 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 P Lance McCullers Jr Elbow 10-day IL (03/25); is out for season
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
04/28/19 C Willians Astudillo Hamstring 10-day IL (04/28)
03/28/19 P Addison Reed Thumb 10-day IL (03/25)
03/28/19 P Gabriel Moya Heel 10-day IL (03/28)
03/25/19 3B Miguel Sano Heel 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Astros have a 18-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brad Peacock has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 3.67 and a WHIP of 1.00 this season. He has 24 strikeouts over his 27 innings pitched and he's given up 20 hits. He's allowed 6.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.91 and they have given up 63 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .199 against the bullpen and they've struck out 91 hitters and walked 26 batters. As a team, Houston allows 6.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.37. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 194 base hits and 98 earned runs. They have allowed 34 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 74 batters and struck out 284. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.02 and their FIP as a unit is 3.57.
As a team Houston is hitting .271, good for 1st in the league. The Astros hold a .473 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .348, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.1 hits per game. George Springer is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .363. He has 32 hits this season in 117 at bats with 24 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .564 and an OPS+ of 147. Michael Brantley is hitting .331 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .380. He has totaled 39 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 118 at bats. His OPS+ is 141 while his slugging percentage is at .517. The Astros have 274 hits, including 56 doubles and 48 home runs. Houston has walked 115 times so far this season and they have struck out 226 times as a unit. They have left 219 men on base and have a team OPS of .820. They score 4.77 runs per contest and have scored a total of 143 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 17-10 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.97, Jose Berrios has a 4-1 record and a 0.97 WHIP. He has 41 strikeouts over the 39.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 30 hits. He's allowing 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.77. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.63 and they have given up 88 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 97 batters and walked 50 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.37. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 230 base knocks and 116 earned runs this season. They have given up 32 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 89 hitters and struck out 226 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.18.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 12th in the league. The Twins hold a .495 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Jorge Polanco comes into this matchup batting .320 with an OBP of .389. He has 32 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 100 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .600 with an OPS+ of 162. Eddie Rosario is hitting .238 this season and he has an OBP of .286. He has collected 25 hits in 105 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .600. The Twins as a unit have 233 base hits, including 58 doubles and 50 homers. Minnesota has walked 81 times this year and they have struck out on 202 occasions. They have had 163 men left on base and have an OPS of .820. They have scored 5.22 runs per game and totaled 141 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Astros/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins -109
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