Milwaukee Brewers at Minnesota Twins Baseball Betting Tips 5/27/2019
Monday, May 27, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Gio Gonzalez vs. Michael Pineda
Target Field is the venue where Jorge Polanco and the Minnesota Twins (35-16, 1st in AL Central) will take on the Milwaukee Brewers (29-24, 2nd in NL Central) on Monday. The Twins open this contest at -124 while the Brewers are priced at +114. The over/under is set at 10.
The Brewers have been good for wagerers, having gone 29-24-0 SU. Minnesota covers 68.6% of the time, going 35-16-0 straight up. The Twins have been excellent for MLB wagerers as a favorite, going 23-8-0 SU. The Brewers cover 53.6% of the time as the underdog, having gone 15-13-0 straight up.
Valuable Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Brewers have been a strong Under pick for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 21-31-1.
Milwaukee covers 48.0% of the time away from home, having gone 12-13-0 straight up.
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
Minnesota covers 68.0% of the time at Target Field, going 17-8-0 SU.
The Twins have been a less than ideal Under pick for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 27-23-1.
Key Milwaukee Brewers Injuries
5/25/2019 Manny Pina C Hamstring Expected to be out until at least May 30
5/19/2019 Travis Shaw 3B Wrist Expected to be out until at least May 27
4/14/2019 Corey Knebel RP Elbow Out for the season
4/4/2019 Bobby Wahl RP Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
2/19/2019 Brent Suter SP Elbow Out for the season
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
5/26/2019 Mitch Garver C Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/25/2019 Nelson Cruz DH Wrist Expected to be out until at least May 26
5/24/2019 Adalberto Mejia RP Calf Expected to be out until at least May 30
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Brewers have a 29-24 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 2.39 and a WHIP of 1.10 this season. He has 19 strikeouts over his 26.1 innings pitched and he's given up 21 hits. He's allowed 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 182 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 242 hitters and walked 94 batters. As a team, Milwaukee allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.39. The Brewers pitchers collectively have given up 450 base hits and 235 earned runs. They have allowed 79 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Milwaukee as a pitching staff has walked 193 batters and struck out 486. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.34 and their FIP as a unit is 4.52.
As a team Milwaukee is hitting .247, good for 16th in the league. The Brewers hold a .431 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Lorenzo Cain is hitting .261 with an on-base percentage of .319. He has 55 hits this season in 211 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .393 and an OPS+ of 86. Mike Moustakas is hitting .266 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .332. He has totaled 49 hits and he has driven in 32 men in 184 at bats. His OPS+ is 126 while his slugging percentage is at .549. The Brewers have 449 hits, including 77 doubles and 84 home runs. Milwaukee has walked 207 times so far this season and they have struck out 512 times as a unit. They have left 374 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 4.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 256 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 35-16 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.43, Michael Pineda has a 4-3 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 44 strikeouts over the 53 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 58 hits. He's allowing 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.16 and they have given up 147 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 167 batters and walked 66 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 421 base knocks and 189 earned runs this season. They have given up 61 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 143 hitters and struck out 434 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.00.
As a team, they are batting .274, good for 2nd in the league. The Twins hold a .520 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .343, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.5 hits per contest. Jorge Polanco comes into this matchup batting .340 with an OBP of .411. He has 66 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 194 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .603 with an OPS+ of 168. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .266 this season and he has an OBP of .319. He has collected 45 hits in 169 at bats while driving in 29 runs. He has an OPS+ of 120 and a slugging percentage of .521. The Twins as a unit have 482 base hits, including 110 doubles and 102 homers. Minnesota has walked 168 times this year and they have struck out on 384 occasions. They have had 340 men left on base and have an OPS of .863. They have scored 6.04 runs per game and totaled 308 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Brewers/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Twins -124
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