Minnesota Twins at Los Angeles Angels MLB Parlay 5/20/2019
Monday, May 20, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Odorizzi vs. Cam Bedrosian
Angel Stadium is the site where Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels (22-23, 2nd in AL West) will take on the Minnesota Twins (30-15, 1st in AL Central) on Monday. The Twins open this matchup at -148 while the Angels are priced at +138. The O/U is set at 9.5.
The Twins have been an excellent bet for baseball bettors, having gone 30-15-0 SU. The Angels cover 48.9% of the time, going 22-23-0 straight up. The Twins have been awful for Las Vegas oddsmakers as the favorite, going 20-7-0 SU. Los Angeles has went 8-16-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 33.3% of the time.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Twins have been a solid Over choice for O/U bettors, having gone 23-21-1.
The Twins cover 68.2% of the time away from home, having gone 15-7-0 straight up.
Important Los Angeles Angels Betting Trends
Los Angeles covers 65.0% of the time at Angel Stadium, going 13-7-0 SU.
The Angels have been a bad Over choice for O/U bettors, having gone 18-24-3.
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
05/17/19 DH Nelson Cruz Wrist 10-day IL (05/14)
05/16/19 C Mitch Garver Ankle 10-day IL (05/15)
05/02/19 P Adalberto Mejia Calf 10-day IL (05/01)
03/28/19 P Addison Reed Thumb 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Los Angeles Angels Injuries
05/13/19 P Luis Garcia Back 10-day IL (05/13)
04/23/19 LF Justin Upton Toe 60-day IL (04/23)
03/30/19 LF Michael Hermosillo Undisclosed 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Andrew Heaney Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P JC Ramirez Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Keynan Middleton Elbow 60-day IL (03/16)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 30-15 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi has a 6-2 record with an earned run average of 2.63 and a WHIP of 1.06 this season. He has 46 strikeouts over his 48 innings pitched and he's given up 34 hits. He's allowed 6.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.10 and they have given up 134 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 147 hitters and walked 59 batters. 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 3.82. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 372 base hits and 169 earned runs. They have allowed 53 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 127 batters and struck out 383. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.25 and their FIP as a unit is 3.98.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .270, good for 2nd in the league. The Twins hold a .511 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.2 hits per game. Jorge Polanco is hitting .329 with an on-base percentage of .395. He has 56 hits this season in 170 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .600 and an OPS+ of 164. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .321. He has totaled 42 hits and he has driven in 24 men in 150 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .520. The Twins have 416 hits, including 95 doubles and 87 home runs. Minnesota has walked 142 times so far this season and they have struck out 333 times as a unit. They have left 296 men on base and have a team OPS of .848. They score 5.73 runs per contest and have scored a total of 258 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Los Angeles has a 22-23 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.95, Cam Bedrosian has a 1-2 record and a 1.27 WHIP. He has 23 strikeouts over the 21.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 15 hits. He's allowing 6.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.53. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.86 and they have given up 171 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the Angels bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 218 batters and walked 85 opposing hitters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The Angels pitchers as a team have surrendered 371 base knocks and 211 earned runs this season. They have given up 67 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Los Angeles as a staff has walked 164 hitters and struck out 381 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.77.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 6th in the league. The Angels hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Mike Trout comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .468. He has 41 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 138 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .580 with an OPS+ of 183. Andrelton Simmons is hitting .306 this season and he has an OBP of .332. He has collected 55 hits in 180 at bats while driving in 21 runs. He has an OPS+ of 105 and a slugging percentage of .428. The Angels as a unit have 389 base hits, including 74 doubles and 61 homers. Los Angeles has walked 161 times this year and they have struck out on 270 occasions. They have had 301 men left on base and have an OPS of .767. They have scored 4.91 runs per game and totaled 221 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Angels MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Angels +138
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