Minnesota Twins at Toronto Blue Jays MLB Parlay 5/8/2019
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Gibson vs. Trent Thornton
The Minnesota Twins visit Rogers Centre on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The probable starters are Kyle Gibson for the Twins and Trent Thornton for the Blue Jays.
The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at -125 and Toronto at +115. The Twins have a 18-15-0 over/under record and a 17-16-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 18-17-0 against the run line and have a 14-21-0 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 18-15-0 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 17-16-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 14-21-0 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 18-17-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
05/07/19 1B C.J. Cron Rest is not in the starting lineup Tuesday vs Toronto Blue Jays
05/02/19 P Adalberto Mejia Calf 10-day IL (05/01)
04/28/19 C Willians Astudillo Hamstring 10-day IL (04/28)
03/28/19 P Addison Reed Thumb 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 3B Miguel Sano Heel 10-day IL (03/25)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
04/21/19 P Matt Shoemaker Knee 10-day IL (04/21); is out for season
04/16/19 P Ryan Borucki Elbow 60-day IL (03/25)
04/03/19 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day IL (04/02)
03/31/19 P Clayton Richard Knee 10-day IL (03/31)
03/28/19 P David Phelps Elbow 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 2B Devon Travis Knee 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Twins have a 21-12 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Gibson has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 4.68 and a WHIP of 1.32 this season. He has 29 strikeouts over his 32.2 innings pitched and he's given up 33 hits. He's allowed 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.57 and they have given up 99 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 109 hitters and walked 53 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 269 base hits and 129 earned runs. They have allowed 37 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 105 batters and struck out 280. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.29 and their FIP as a unit is 4.07.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .256, good for 10th in the league. The Twins hold a .491 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Jorge Polanco is hitting .317 with an on-base percentage of .388. He has 39 hits this season in 123 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .610 and an OPS+ of 163. Eddie Rosario is hitting .224 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .269. He has totaled 28 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 125 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .552. The Twins have 282 hits, including 71 doubles and 59 home runs. Minnesota has walked 98 times so far this season and they have struck out 242 times as a unit. They have left 198 men on base and have a team OPS of .815. They score 5.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 174 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 15-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.08, Trent Thornton has a 0-3 record and a 1.19 WHIP. He has 38 strikeouts over the 35.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 28 hits. He's allowing 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.30 and they have given up 96 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .192 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 141 batters and walked 58 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 7.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.74. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 257 base knocks and 130 earned runs this season. They have given up 37 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 134 hitters and struck out 295 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.19.
As a team, they are batting .226, good for 25th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .368 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .291, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Justin Smoak comes into this matchup batting .245 with an OBP of .373. He has 27 hits this year along with 19 RBI in 110 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .427 with an OPS+ of 120. Freddy Galvis is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .302. He has collected 34 hits in 122 at bats while driving in 13 runs. He has an OPS+ of 103 and a slugging percentage of .451. The Blue Jays as a unit have 264 base hits, including 56 doubles and 34 homers. Toronto has walked 100 times this year and they have struck out on 343 occasions. They have had 209 men left on base and have an OPS of .659. They have scored 3.8 runs per game and totaled 133 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Twins/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Blue Jays +115
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