Minnesota Twins at Tampa Bay Rays MLB Parlay 5/30/2019
Thursday, May 30, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Martin Perez vs. Charlie Morton
Tommy Pham and the Tampa Bay Rays (33-19, 2nd in AL East) play the Minnesota Twins (37-17, 1st in AL Central) at Tropicana Field on Thursday, May 30, 2019. The odds on this contest have the Twins coming in at +140 and the Rays are at -150. The over/under is set at 8.5.
The Twins have been a strong play for wagerers, having gone 37-17-0 SU. The Rays cover 63.5% of the time, going 33-19-0 straight up. The Rays have been a strong play for wagerers as a favorite, going 25-16-0 SU. Minnesota has gone 12-8-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 60.0% of the time.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Twins have been a solid Over choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 27-26-1.
Minnesota is covering 69.2% of the time as a visitor, having gone 18-8-0 straight up.
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Rays cover 57.7% of the time at Tropicana Field, going 15-11-0 SU.
The Rays have been a terrible Over choice for O/U MLB wagerers, having gone 22-28-2.
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
5/28/2019 Byron Buxton CF Knee Expected to be out until at least May 30
5/28/2019 Michael Pineda SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
5/27/2019 Mitch Garver C Ankle Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
5/27/2019 Nelson Cruz DH Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jun 1
5/24/2019 Adalberto Mejia RP Calf Expected to be out until at least May 30
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
5/28/2019 Yandy Diaz 3B Hand Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
5/28/2019 Matt Duffy 3B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
5/27/2019 Michael Perez C Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 4
5/27/2019 Mike Zunino C Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/26/2019 Tyler Glasnow SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 10
5/20/2019 Anthony Bemboom C Knee Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
5/15/2019 Leon Jose De Leon SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 2
4/26/2019 Joey Wendle 2B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
4/23/2019 Anthony Banda SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
4/2/2019 Jose Mujica SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 37-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Martin Perez has a 7-1 record with an earned run average of 2.95 and a WHIP of 1.33 this season. He has 56 strikeouts over his 58 innings pitched and he's given up 51 hits. He's allowed 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.19 and they have given up 159 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the bullpen and they've struck out 182 hitters and walked 70 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.71. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 440 base hits and 197 earned runs. They have allowed 64 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 148 batters and struck out 471. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 3.93.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .273, good for 2nd in the league. The Twins hold a .515 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .342, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 1st in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .260 with an on-base percentage of .314. He has 46 hits this season in 177 at bats with 29 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .503 and an OPS+ of 115. Jorge Polanco is hitting .335 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .405. He has totaled 69 hits and he has driven in 26 men in 206 at bats. His OPS+ is 161 while his slugging percentage is at .583. The Twins have 508 hits, including 115 doubles and 106 home runs. Minnesota has walked 176 times so far this season and they have struck out 410 times as a unit. They have left 358 men on base and have a team OPS of .856. They score 6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 324 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 33-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.54, Charlie Morton has a 5-0 record and a 1.16 WHIP. He has 77 strikeouts over the 60.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 43 hits. He's allowing 6.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.52 and they have given up 204 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 241 batters and walked 94 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 6.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 2.93. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 362 base knocks and 154 earned runs this season. They have given up 46 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 158 hitters and struck out 510 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.10 while their FIP as a staff is 3.33.
As a team, they are batting .257, good for 8th in the league. The Rays hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Tommy Pham comes into this matchup batting .291 with an OBP of .404. He has 57 hits this year along with 26 RBI in 196 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .474 with an OPS+ of 138. Brandon Lowe is hitting .276 this season and he has an OBP of .332. He has collected 48 hits in 174 at bats while driving in 30 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .534. The Rays as a unit have 460 base hits, including 97 doubles and 69 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 185 times this year and they have struck out on 501 occasions. They have had 382 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 4.56 runs per game and totaled 237 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Rays -150
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