Baltimore Orioles vs Minnesota Twins Prediction, 5/25/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Minnesota Twins
Date: Tuesday, May 25, 2021
Location: Target Field in Minneapolis, MN
TV: Bally Sports North
Dean Kremer and the Baltimore Orioles (17-29, 5th in AL East) head to Target Field on Tuesday where they'll take on the Minnesota Twins (17-29, 5th in AL Central).
Baltimore has a slugging rate of .382 and have been called out on strikes 392 times, while being walked on 138 occasions. They have compiled 177 runs batted in as well as 359 hits on the year, and their average at the plate is .234. The Orioles have tallied 78 doubles as a team and have hit 46 balls out of the park. They are sitting with 184 runs while holding a team on-base percentage of .301. As a team, the Baltimore Orioles are earning 4.0 runs per game, which has them at 23rd in baseball.
The Orioles are sitting with a team ERA of 4.88 so far this season (25th in baseball), and their staff has struck out 397 batters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.66 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.37. Orioles pitchers have surrendered 68 long balls and 231 total runs (24th in baseball). They have walked 149 opposing players and their FIP is 4.61 as a unit so far this season.
The Orioles bullpen have earned a save rate of 47.4% and has come into the game in 45 save situations. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 93 base runners over the course of the season and 39.8% of them ended up scoring. Orioles relief pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 62 times in addition to having 56 appearances in high leverage situations. The Orioles have sent 160 relief pitchers to the hill this year. The relief pitchers have 25 holds on the season (10th in the league). They have accumulated 9 saves this year and have not converted 10 of their 19 save opportunities.
The Baltimore Orioles are sitting with 1,206 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 370 assists and 23 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .986 which ranks 6th in baseball, and have a total of 318 double plays. The Orioles have turned 68.9% of balls in play into outs out of their 3,618 innings on the field, ranking them 20th in MLB.
Kremer (1-5 career record) has earned a FIP of 5.01 while he has gone up against 236 opposing hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has conceded 56 base hits (9.6 hits per 9 innings) and has had 25 free passes. His ERA is 5.81 (34 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.538. Kremer has taken the mound for 52 innings and has racked up 54 strikeouts during his MLB career.
The Twins hold a team slugging percentage of .418 and they score 4.63 runs per outing (12th in the league). They have 78 doubles, while taking a walk 153 times and scoring 213 runs. Minnesota has knocked in 63 home runs over the course of the season as well as 203 runs batted in. They have been rung up on 409 occasions (17th in baseball) and have notched a total of 370 base hits. The Minnesota Twins are sitting with an on-base percentage of .313 and a team batting average of .239 for the year.
The Twins are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.331 and have a FIP of 4.67 as a unit so far this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.59 (386 strikeouts vs 149 walks). They are sitting at 21st in baseball as a staff in total hits conceded with 381. They have allowed 67 homers and they relinquish 5.36 runs per 9 innings (26th in the league). The Minnesota pitching staff have yielded 237 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 4.70 (208 earned runs allowed).
Minnesota relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 68.5% of 54 inherited runners. Their relievers have taken the field 53 times in high leverage situations in addition to 38 occasions with base runners. With 38 save situations, the Twins have earned 22 holds and 8 blown saves. They sit at 26th in baseball with a save percentage of 50.0%, and they have sent 146 relievers to the mound so far this season. Minnesota has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 16 save opportunities and they have recorded 8 saves.
The Minnesota Twins have twisted 42 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .983 (16th in pro baseball). The Twins have racked up 408 assists, 27 errors and have accumulated 1,195 putouts so far this year. In their 3,585 innings played, the Twins have a defensive efficiency of 69.5% (13th in the majors).
In his pro baseball career, Berrios has surrendered 656 hits while he has accumulated 709 punch outs in 710 frames. Berrios (52-40 mark in his career) is the owner of a 4.17 ERA while surrendering 8.3 hits per nine innings. He has given up a total of 329 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.256 and a FIP of 4.1. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.00 and he has gone up against 3,009 batters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Baltimore
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