Minnesota Twins vs Baltimore Orioles Prediction, 5/2/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Minnesota Twins vs Baltimore Orioles
Date: Monday, May 2, 2022
Location: Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD
Oriole Park at Camden Yards is where the Baltimore Orioles (7-14) will take on the Minnesota Twins (12-9) on Monday. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Joe Ryan and Tyler Wells.
As a unit, the Minnesota Twins are scoring 4.1 runs per outing, which has them at 16th in MLB. They have a total of 85 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .311. The Twins have tallied 30 doubles as a unit and have smacked 23 balls out of the park. They have amassed 78 RBI's and 153 hits for the season, while their batting average sits at .226. Minnesota has a slugging % of .376 and have struck out 192 times, while drawing a walk on 76 occasions.
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The Twins have a team ERA of 3.16 this year (7th in the league), and they have struck out 180 hitters. They have walked 64 players from the other team and their FIP is 3.81 as a squad this season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.81 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.17. Twins pitchers have surrendered 23 home runs in addition to 68 runs in total (6th in MLB).
The Twins bullpen have a save percentage of 50.0% and stepped onto the hill in 13 save situations. The relief pitchers have inherited 19 runners for the year with 42.1% of those runners crossed home plate. Twins relief pitchers have entered the contest with runners on base 13 times and also have had 13 appearances in high leverage situations. The Twins have dispatched 65 relief pitchers to the mound this year. The bullpen have recorded 7 holds on the year (29th in MLB). They have compiled 3 saves for the season and have blown 3 of their 6 chances to get a save.
The Twins have converted 72.5% of balls in play into outs out of 1,665 innings, which has them sitting 5th in pro baseball. The Minnesota Twins have accumulated 555 putouts for the season, in addition to 171 assists and 8 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .989 which has them ranked 8th in professional baseball, and have accumulated 14 double plays.
Ryan (5-2 career record) has a FIP of 3.20 while he has gone up against 183 hitters in the major leagues. He has conceded 26 base knocks (4.7 hits per nine innings) and has had 11 free passes. His earned run average is 2.72 (15 earned runs allowed) and his career WHIP is 0.745. Ryan has taken the hill for 49 frames and is sitting with 55 K's so far in his MLB career.
The Baltimore Orioles are sitting with a team OBP of .297 and a team batting average of .211 so far this year. They have been rung up on 208 occasions (1st in MLB) and have notched a total of 147 hits. Baltimore has hit 10 home runs on the season as well as 60 RBIs. The Orioles have a team SLG% of .307 and they earn 2.95 runs per game (30th in baseball). They have notched 35 doubles, while getting a free base 73 times and scoring 62 runs.
The Baltimore pitching staff have given up 88 runs this season while having an ERA of 3.61 (73 earned runs surrendered). They have surrendered 19 long balls and they relinquish 4.35 runs per 9 innings (20th in MLB). The Orioles hold a team WHIP of 1.286 with a FIP of 3.94 as a pitching staff this year. They have earned a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.26 (156 strikeouts against 69 bases on balls). They rank 21st in MLB as a staff in total hits relinquished with 165.
Baltimore has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the mound in 5 save opportunities and they have walked away with 4 saves. They rank 4th in MLB holding a save percentage of 80.0%, and they have dispatched 80 relief pitchers onto the field for the year. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 31 times in high leverage situations in addition to 27 occasions with runners on. Baltimore bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 36.4% of 44 inherited runners. Sitting with 14 save situations, the Orioles have earned 9 holds in addition to 1 blown save.
In their 1,638 innings on the field, the Orioles are sitting with a efficiency on defense of 69.3% (23rd in the majors). The Baltimore Orioles have turned 22 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .973 (29th in professional baseball). The Orioles have recorded 206 assists, 21 errors and have notched a total of 546 putouts during this campaign.
During his career, Wells has allowed 54 base knocks and he has 75 strikeouts in 70 frames. He has surrendered a total of 34 earned runs while holding a WHIP of 1.000 and having a FIP of 4.0. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 4.69 and he has faced 281 batters during his MLB career. Wells (2-5 win-loss record in his career) has a 4.37 ERA and has conceded 6.9 hits per 9 innings.
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Minnesota
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