Minnesota Twins at Boston Red Sox MLB Parlay 9/5/2019
Thursday, September 5, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Martin Perez vs. Nathan Eovaldi
Mookie Betts and the Boston Red Sox (74-64, 3rd in AL East) host the Minnesota Twins (86-52, 1st in AL Central) at Fenway Park on Thursday, September 5, 2019. The odds on this game have the Twins coming in at +130 and the Red Sox are at -150. The over/under has been set at 12.5.
The Twins have been bad for Las Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 86-52-0 SU. Boston is covering 53.6% of the time, going 74-64-0 straight up.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Twins have been an inconsistent Under bet for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 72-59-7.
Minnesota is covering 67.1% of the time as the away team, having gone 47-23-0 straight up.
Important Boston Red Sox Betting Trends
The Red Sox are covering 50.7% of the time at Fenway Park, going 34-33-0 SU.
The Red Sox have been an excellent Over bet for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 78-56-4.
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
9/3/2019 Kyle Gibson SP Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Sep 14
9/3/2019 Mitch Garver C Jaw Probable for Sep 4
9/3/2019 Marwin Gonzalez RF Abdomen Probable for Sep 4
9/1/2019 Byron Buxton CF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/1/2019 Sean Poppen RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Boston Red Sox Injuries
9/1/2019 Steven Wright RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 15
9/1/2019 Chris Sale SP Elbow Out for the season
8/31/2019 Michael Chavis 1B Side Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/23/2019 Heath Hembree RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
8/11/2019 Steve Pearce 1B Knee Out for the season
8/7/2019 Dustin Pedroia 2B Knee Out for the season
11/1/2019 Austin Maddox RP Shoulder Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 86-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Martin Perez has a 9-6 record with an earned run average of 4.89 and a WHIP of 1.50 this season. He has 120 strikeouts over his 141.2 innings pitched and he's given up 153 hits. He's allowed 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.58. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.23 and they have given up 480 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the bullpen and they've struck out 497 hitters and walked 156 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.17. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 1,243 base hits and 578 earned runs. They have allowed 170 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 383 batters and struck out 1,224. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 4.06.
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As a team Minnesota is hitting .273, good for 3rd in the league. The Twins hold a .502 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.7 hits per game. Max Kepler is hitting .255 with an on-base percentage of .337. He has 128 hits this season in 501 at bats with 90 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .533 and an OPS+ of 126. Jorge Polanco is hitting .304 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 168 hits and he has driven in 69 men in 553 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .495. The Twins have 1,341 hits, including 276 doubles and 271 home runs. Minnesota has walked 438 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,145 times as a unit. They have left 950 men on base and have a team OPS of .842. They score 5.94 runs per contest and have scored a total of 820 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Boston has a 74-64 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.23, Nathan Eovaldi has a 1-0 record and a 1.57 WHIP. He has 46 strikeouts over the 43.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 48 hits. He's allowing 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 484 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Red Sox bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 647 batters and walked 252 opposing hitters. As a team, Boston allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.69. The Red Sox pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,213 base knocks and 651 earned runs this season. They have given up 182 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. Boston as a staff has walked 496 hitters and struck out 1,377 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.26.
As a team, they are batting .275, good for 1st in the league. The Red Sox hold a .480 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .345, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.8 hits per contest. Mookie Betts comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .385. He has 154 hits this year along with 70 RBI in 541 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .503 with an OPS+ of 126. Rafael Devers is hitting .320 this season and he has an OBP of .369. He has collected 177 hits in 553 at bats while driving in 107 runs. He has an OPS+ of 138 and a slugging percentage of .579. The Red Sox as a unit have 1,352 base hits, including 310 doubles and 218 homers. Boston has walked 509 times this year and they have struck out on 1,162 occasions. They have had 1,004 men left on base and have an OPS of .825. They have scored 5.75 runs per game and totaled 794 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Red Sox MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins and over the total runs
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