Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers Prediction, 9/30/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Minnesota Twins vs Detroit Tigers
Date: Friday, September 30, 2022
Location: Comerica Park in Detroit, MI
TV: Bally Sports Detroit
Comerica Park is where the Detroit Tigers (62-92) will try to beat the Minnesota Twins (76-79) on Friday. The starting pitchers are Joe Ryan and Drew Hutchison.
As a unit, the Minnesota Twins are compiling 4.3 runs per game, which has them at 17th in baseball. They have 667 runs while having a team on-base percentage of .317. The Twins have accrued 261 doubles as a team and have smacked 172 baseballs out of the stadium. They have accounted for 639 RBI's and 1,304 hits over the course of the season, and their team batting average is at .249. Minnesota has a slugging rate of .403 and have been called out on strikes 1,287 times, while drawing a walk on 487 occasions.
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The Twins have a team ERA of 4.03 so far this year (19th in the league), and their staff has rung up 1,286 hitters. They have walked 456 players from the other team and their FIP sits at 4.06 as a squad for the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.82 and the pitching staff sits with a WHIP of 1.26. Twins pitchers have conceded 179 long balls and 660 runs (15th in baseball).
The Twins have dispatched 529 relievers to the hill over the course of the season. The relief pitchers have inherited 180 runners so far this year and 29.4% of those players ended up crossing the plate. They have earned 27 saves for the season and have not converted 27 of their 54 save opportunities. The Twins relief pitchers have earned a save rate of 50.0% and stepped onto the hill in 155 save situations. The relief pitchers have a total of 100 holds so far this year (5th in baseball). Twins pitchers have entered the game with players on base 130 times and also have had 163 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Twins have converted 70.1% of balls hit into play into outs in their 12,402 innings, ranking them 14th in MLB. The Minnesota Twins have earned 4,134 putouts on the year, as well as 1,257 assists and 74 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .986 which is 9th in MLB, and they have turned 117 double plays.
Ryan (14-9 record in his career) is the owner of a FIP of 4.01 while he has gone up against 680 opposing batters in the major leagues. He has surrendered 126 hits (6.8 hits per 9 innings) and has had 51 walks. His earned run average is 3.76 (70 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.056. Ryan has taken the hill for 167 frames and has accumulated 173 K's so far in his career.
The Tigers have a SLG% of .344 and they tally 3.37 runs per contest (30th in MLB). They have recorded 225 doubles, while walking 359 times and notching 519 runs. Detroit has compiled 100 home runs on the campaign as well as 496 runs batted in. They have been called out on strikes on 1,346 occasions (10th in baseball) and have 1,176 hits. The Detroit Tigers have a team on-base percentage of .286 as well as a batting average of .230 for the year.
The Tigers have a team WHIP of 1.288 and have a FIP of 4.15 as a unit for the year. They are sitting at 13th in the league as a staff in total hits surrendered with 1,260. The Detroit pitching staff have yielded 675 runs on the season while holding an ERA of 4.04 (605 earned runs given up). Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.35 (1,124 strikeouts against 478 free passes). They have surrendered 158 HR's and they surrender 4.50 runs per 9 innings (20th in MLB).
Detroit relief pitchers hold an inherited score percentage of 28.7% out of their 178 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 152 times in high leverage situations in addition to 110 occasions with runners on base. With 142 save situations, the Tigers have accrued 88 holds and also 16 blown saves. They sit at 10th in the league with a save percentage of 68.6%, and they have sent 552 bullpen pitchers to the hill for the year. Detroit has had bullpen pitchers enter the contest in 51 save opportunities and they have walked away with 35 saves.
In 12,141 innings played, the Tigers hold a defensive efficiency of 70.3% (11th in the majors). The Detroit Tigers have gotten 129 double plays and have a fielding percentage of .984 (23rd in baseball). The Tigers have racked up 1,335 assists, 89 errors and are sitting with 4,047 putouts this season.
During his career, Hutchison has surrendered 616 base hits while he has accumulated 488 punch outs in 582 frames. He has allowed a total of 317 ER's while earning a WHIP of 1.414 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.5. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.35 and he has faced 2,544 opposing batters so far in his pro baseball career. Hutchison (38-33 career record) holds a 4.90 earned run average while surrendering 9.5 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Detroit
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