Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins Prediction, 5/23/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins
Date: Monday, May 23, 2022
Location: Target Field in Minneapolis, MN
TV: Bally Sports North
Target Field is the site where the Minnesota Twins (24-16) will go up against the Detroit Tigers (13-26) on Monday. The men taking the mound will be Joey Wentz and Chris Archer.
Detroit has a slugging percentage of .313 and have been rung up 326 times, while being walked on 101 occasions. They have accrued 104 RBI's and 275 base knocks on the year, and their team batting average sits at .219. The Tigers have accounted for 48 doubles as a squad and have smacked 20 balls out of the stadium. They are sitting with 106 runs and hold an OBP of .282. As a team, the Detroit Tigers are putting up 2.7 runs per outing, which ranks them 30th in MLB.
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Tigers pitchers have given up 38 home runs and 155 runs (10th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 117 opposing players and their FIP is 3.92 as a unit so far this year. They have accumulated a K/BB ratio of 2.46 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.20. The Tigers have an ERA of 3.67 on the campaign (12th in baseball), and the staff has rung up 288 hitters.
The Tigers have sent 139 relief pitchers to the mound on the year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 48 base runners so far this season with 18.8% of those players ended up scoring. They have 8 saves for the year and have blown 4 out of their 12 chances to save the game. The Tigers relievers have compiled a save rate of 66.7% and stepped onto the hill in 33 save situations. The bullpen are sitting with 20 holds this year (19th in baseball). Tigers relief pitchers have come into the game with players on base 30 times and also have had 38 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Tigers have transformed 72.2% of baseballs in play into outs in their 3,045 innings on the field, which has them sitting at 4th in professional baseball. The Detroit Tigers have amassed 1,015 putouts over the course of the season, as well as 335 assists and 21 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding at .985 which has them ranked 18th in pro baseball, and they have turned 29 double plays.
Wentz (0-1 career mark) sits with a FIP of 4.60 and he has faced 16 hitters during his time in the major leagues. He has given up 7 hits (23.6 hits per 9 innings) and has 2 walks. His earned run average is 20.25 (6 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 3.375. Wentz has taken the hill for 2 frames and has earned 1 strikeouts so far in his career.
The Minnesota Twins are sitting with an OBP of .322 as well as a team batting average of .242 for the year. They have been rung up on 332 occasions (15th in MLB) and have tallied 315 hits. Minnesota has compiled 40 long balls on the campaign to go along with 162 RBIs. The Twins have a SLG% of .391 and they have an average of 4.28 runs per contest (13th in MLB). They have recorded 73 two-baggers, while taking a walk 143 times and putting up 171 runs.
The Minnesota pitching staff have conceded 141 runs for the year while holding a team ERA of 3.33 (131 earned runs relinquished). They have surrendered 42 home runs and they surrender 3.58 runs per 9 innings (4th in the league). The Twins are sitting with a team WHIP of 1.192 and have a FIP of 3.76 as a squad this year. Their K/BB ratio comes in at 2.98 (343 strikeouts vs 115 bases on balls). They are sitting at 14th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits relinquished with 307.
Sitting with 39 save situations, the Twins have earned 26 holds in addition to 3 blown saves. Minnesota has had relief pitchers take the mound in 13 save chances and they have converted 10 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 38 times in high leverage situations and also on 32 occasions with runners on. Minnesota bullpen pitchers hold an inherited score rate of 31.4% out of their 51 inherited runners. They rank 4th in the league with a save percentage of 76.9%, and they have sent 129 bullpen pitchers onto the field on the campaign.
The Minnesota Twins have turned 27 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .987 (9th in professional baseball). The Twins have accrued 319 assists, 18 errors and have amassed 1,062 putouts so far this year. In 3,186 innings played, the Twins hold a defensive efficiency of 71.0% (12th in baseball).
In his career, Archer has allowed 1,168 base knocks while tallying 1,394 punch outs in 1,280 innings pitched. He has surrendered 552 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.257 and a FIP of 3.7. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.15 and he has gone up against 5,402 batters thus far in his career. Archer (61-82 win-loss record in his career) has a 3.88 ERA and has allowed 8.2 hits per nine innings.
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Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Minnesota
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