Minnesota Twins at Detroit Tigers MLB Parlay 9/2/2019
Monday, September 2, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Odorizzi vs. Jordan Zimmermann
Comerica Park is the venue where Brandon Dixon and the Detroit Tigers (40-93, 5th in AL Central) will take on the Minnesota Twins (83-52, 1st in AL Central) on Monday. The Tigers open this contest at +185 while the Twins are priced at -200. The over/under has been set at 10.
The Twins have been an excellent option for bettors, having gone 83-52-0 SU. Detroit is covering 30.1% of the time, going 40-93-0 straight up.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Twins have been an awful Under option for O/U wagerers, having gone 71-57-7.
Minnesota is covering 65.7% of the time as the visitor, having gone 44-23-0 straight up.
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
Detroit is covering 27.7% of the time at Comerica Park, going 18-47-0 SU.
The Tigers have been a hot and cold Under option for O/U wagerers, having gone 61-63-9.
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
9/1/2019 Kyle Gibson SP Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Sep 13
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
9/1/2019 Marwin Gonzalez RF Abdomen Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
9/1/2019 JaCoby Jones CF Wrist Out for the season
8/28/2019 Niko Goodrum SS Groin Out for the season
8/14/2019 Blaine Hardy RP Elbow Out for the season
8/11/2019 Tyson Ross SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 11
4/30/2019 Matt Moore SP Knee Out for the season
3/23/2019 Michael Fulmer SP Elbow Out for the season
10/25/2019 Artie Lewicki RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 83-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi has a 14-6 record with an earned run average of 3.55 and a WHIP of 1.24 this season. He has 145 strikeouts over his 137 innings pitched and he's given up 121 hits. He's allowed 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.25 and they have given up 467 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .257 against the bullpen and they've struck out 481 hitters and walked 152 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 4.18. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 1,220 base hits and 567 earned runs. They have allowed 166 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 377 batters and struck out 1,190. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.31 and their FIP as a unit is 4.08.
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As a team Minnesota is hitting .272, good for 3rd in the league. The Twins hold a .504 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.7 hits per game. Max Kepler is hitting .258 with an on-base percentage of .339. He has 126 hits this season in 489 at bats with 88 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .542 and an OPS+ of 128. Jorge Polanco is hitting .301 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .366. He has totaled 162 hits and he has driven in 68 men in 538 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .498. The Twins have 1,307 hits, including 273 doubles and 268 home runs. Minnesota has walked 430 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,115 times as a unit. They have left 923 men on base and have a team OPS of .843. They score 5.94 runs per contest and have scored a total of 802 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 40-93 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.24, Jordan Zimmermann has a 1-9 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 66 strikeouts over the 88 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 103 hits. He's allowing 10.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.00 and they have given up 528 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 470 batters and walked 239 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 5.17. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,264 base knocks and 684 earned runs this season. They have given up 213 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 452 hitters and struck out 1,119 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.95.
As a team, they are batting .238, good for 29th in the league. The Tigers hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .293, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Brandon Dixon comes into this matchup batting .248 with an OBP of .287. He has 84 hits this year along with 45 RBI in 339 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .442 with an OPS+ of 87. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .281 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 120 hits in 427 at bats while driving in 51 runs. He has an OPS+ of 93 and a slugging percentage of .391. The Tigers as a unit have 1,096 base hits, including 248 doubles and 126 homers. Detroit has walked 334 times this year and they have struck out on 1,340 occasions. They have had 891 men left on base and have an OPS of .682. They have scored 3.64 runs per game and totaled 488 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins and over the total runs
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