Minnesota Twins vs Texas Rangers Prediction, 7/10/2022 MLB Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Minnesota Twins vs Texas Rangers
Date: Sunday, July 10, 2022
Location: Globe Life Field in Arlington, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest
Odds/Point Spread: Minnesota (-105) Texas (-115)
Globe Life Field is where the Texas Rangers (38-43) will take on the Minnesota Twins (47-39) on Sunday. The line on this contest has the Twins at -105 while the Rangers are priced at -115. The total is 8.5. The starting pitchers are Dylan Bundy and Dane Dunning.
As a squad, the Minnesota Twins are notching 4.6 runs per outing, which is 10th in the league. They have 391 runs and hold an on-base percentage of .322. The Twins have accrued 151 doubles as a squad and have hit 107 baseballs out of the park. They have compiled 378 runs batted in and 735 base knocks this year, while their team batting average is sitting at .253. Minnesota has a slugging rate of .422 and have been called out on strikes 707 times, while being walked on 282 occasions.
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The Twins hold a team ERA of 3.70 on the year (8th in MLB), and the staff has rung up 694 batters. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 2.80 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.22. Twins pitchers have conceded 97 home runs in addition to 340 total runs (10th in the league). They have walked 248 opposing players and their FIP comes in at 4.03 as a team on the season.
Twins relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with runners on 69 times in addition to having 92 appearances in high leverage situations. The bullpen have a total of 54 holds for the year (7th in the league). The Twins relief pitchers have compiled a save rate of 51.4% and stepped onto the hill in 90 save situations. They have 18 saves for the season and have blown 17 out of their 35 save opportunities. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 103 base runners this season with 26.2% of those runners crossed home plate. The Twins have dispatched 281 relief pitchers to the hill on the season.
The Twins have turned 71.0% of balls in play into outs out of 6,861 innings on the diamond, ranking them 7th in pro baseball. The Minnesota Twins have accumulated 2,287 putouts thus far, in addition to 703 assists and 45 errors. Their fielding percentage sits at .985 which puts them in 15th in professional baseball, and have a total of 65 double plays.
Bundy has thrown 840 frames and has accumulated 811 strikeouts thus far in his career. Bundy (50-61 win-loss mark in his career) has a FIP of 4.65 while he has gone up against 3,588 batters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 4.70 (439 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.304. He has surrendered 825 base knocks (8.8 hits per nine innings) and has had 271 free passes.
The Texas Rangers have tallied an OBP of .298 in addition to a batting average of .238 this season. They have been called out on strikes on 697 occasions (19th in MLB) and have accounted for 657 hits. Texas has accumulated 106 long balls for the year as well as 338 RBIs. The Rangers hold a slugging percentage of .396 and they are scoring 4.42 runs per game (15th in MLB). They have tallied 101 doubles, while getting a free base 222 times as well as putting up 358 runs.
The Texas pitching staff have surrendered 347 runs on the year while holding a team ERA of 3.92 (313 earned runs conceded). They have allowed 78 home runs and they surrender 4.34 runs per 9 innings (17th in MLB). The Rangers have a team WHIP of 1.292 in addition to having a FIP of 3.98 as a staff over the course of the season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.39 (659 strikeouts vs 276 walks). They are sitting at 8th in baseball as a staff in total hits relinquished with 653.
Texas relievers hold an inherited score rate of 29.0% out of their 93 inherited base runners. Their relief pitchers have stepped onto the mound 94 times in high leverage situations in addition to 64 occasions with runners on. With 76 save situations, the Rangers have 44 holds and also 14 blown saves. They are ranked 27th in the league with a save rate of 56.3%, and they have dispatched 274 relievers to the mound for the season. Texas has called on relievers to enter the game in 32 save opportunities and they have recorded 18 saves.
Out of their 6,474 innings on the field, the Rangers hold a efficiency on defense of 69.6% (16th in the majors). The Texas Rangers have gotten 71 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .982 (25th in baseball). The Rangers have racked up 760 assists, 53 errors and have accumulated 2,158 putouts so far this season.
In his MLB career, Dunning has allowed 244 base knocks while earning 231 punch outs in 245 innings pitched. He has given up a total of 117 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.359 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.0. He has a K/BB ratio of 2.60 and he has gone up against 1,058 batters during his career. Dunning (8-16 career win-loss mark) has a 4.30 earned run average while giving up 9.0 hits per nine innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread or moneyline?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Minnesota (-105)
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