Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Prediction, 7/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins
Date: Sunday, July 11, 2021
Location: Target Field in Minneapolis, MN
TV: Bally Sports North
Wily Peralta and the Detroit Tigers (40-48, 3rd in AL Central) are headed to Target Field on Sunday where they'll meet the Minnesota Twins (36-50, 4th in AL Central).
The Tigers have accumulated 114 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 95 balls out of the park. Detroit has a slugging rate of .387 and have struck out 873 times, while taking a walk on 286 occasions. As a squad, the Detroit Tigers are putting up 4.1 runs per game, which is 24th in baseball. They have 351 RBI's as well as 681 base knocks so far this season, and their average at the plate is .236. They have racked up 363 runs scored while holding a team on-base percentage of .307.
The Tigers hold a team ERA of 4.64 so far this year (23rd in the league), and their staff has struck out 703 batters. They have walked 301 hitters and their FIP sits at 4.61 as a unit on the campaign. They have a K/BB ratio of 2.34 and their pitching staff has a team WHIP of 1.37. Tigers pitchers have surrendered 111 long balls in addition to 432 runs in total (24th in the league).
The Tigers relievers have compiled a save rate of 65.5% and has entered the game in 73 save situations. The relievers have inherited 127 runners this year with 34.6% of those players crossed home plate. Tigers pitchers have come into the game with players on base 81 times and also have had 81 appearances in high leverage situations. The Tigers have dispatched 302 relief pitchers to the mound on the campaign. The relief pitchers have 41 holds this year (16th in baseball). They have 19 saves for the year and have blown 10 of their 29 save opportunities.
The Detroit Tigers have 2,283 putouts on the year, as well as 781 assists and 53 errors. Their fielding rate is currently at .983 which puts them in 20th in the majors, and have a total of 637 double plays. The Tigers have turned 69.0% of baseballs in play into outs in their 6,849 innings, which has them sitting at 19th in MLB.
Peralta has taken the ball for 800 frames and is sitting with 584 K's so far in his MLB career. Peralta (52-57 career mark) has a FIP of 4.49 while he has faced 3,461 batters in the major leagues. His ERA is 4.45 (396 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.442. He has allowed 850 base knocks (9.6 hits per nine innings) and has 304 walks.
The Minnesota Twins have an on-base percentage of .316 and a batting average of .245 this year. They have been rung up on 747 occasions (19th in the league) and have a total of 711 hits. Minnesota has 124 home runs on the year as well as 367 RBIs. The Twins hold a team slugging percentage of .431 and they are recording 4.60 runs per game (12th in MLB). They have 147 two-baggers, while taking a walk 280 times and scoring 396 runs.
The Minnesota pitching staff have conceded 463 runs on the season while holding a team ERA of 4.99 (417 earned runs conceded). They have given up 129 homers and they relinquish 5.54 runs per 9 innings (28th in the league). The Twins are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.368 and have a FIP of 4.69 as a staff this year. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.69 (709 strikeouts against 264 free passes). They rank 26th in MLB as a pitching staff in total hits surrendered with 765.
With 79 save situations, the Twins have earned 47 holds in addition to 11 blown saves. Minnesota has called on bullpen pitchers to enter the game in 32 save opportunities and they have converted 21 saves. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 94 times in high leverage situations in addition to 67 occasions with base runners. Minnesota bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 57.0% out of their 93 inherited base runners. They sit at 12th in the league with a save rate of 65.6%, and they have dispatched 278 relief pitchers onto the field for the year.
The Minnesota Twins have turned 75 double plays and have earned a fielding percentage of .980 (30th in professional baseball). The Twins have recorded 755 assists, 61 errors and are sitting with 2,257 putouts during this campaign. In their 6,771 innings played, the Twins hold a defensive efficiency of 68.1% (25th in professional baseball).
During his career, Berrios has conceded 700 base knocks and he has 759 strikeouts in 761 frames. Berrios (55-41 career mark) has earned a 4.08 ERA while giving up 8.3 hits per nine innings. He has given up 345 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.245 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.0. His K/BB ratio is 3.06 and he has gone up against 3,220 batters so far in his career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Minnesota
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