Twins Vs Tigers: MLB Betting Odds, Trends & Stats – August 1, 2022

Written By Staff on August 1, 2022

The Detroit Tigers (41-62) visit the Minnesota Twins (53-48) in AL Central action on Monday at 7:40 PM ET. Aaron Sanchez starts for Minnesota (-138 to win) while Detroit (+118) will counter with Tarik Skubal.

The betting facts in the following article reflect odds as of August 1, 2022 at 7:24 PM ET.

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Twins vs Tigers Betting Odds

Pitching Matchup

Sanchez (MIN) Pitcher Skubal (DET)
0 – 0 W/L 7 – 8
0 IP 112.2
0.00 ERA 3.67
0.000 WHIP 1.163
0 K/9 9
0 BB/9 2.4

Twins Probable Starter Aaron Sanchez

  • Sanchez will start for the Twins, his first of the season.
  • It’s the first appearance this season for the 30-year-old righty, and his first outing in more than a year.
  • The Tigers are 30th in MLB action with 331 runs scored this season, and are batting .228 with 63 home runs (30th in baseball).

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 1, 2022 at 7:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Tigers Probable Starter Tarik Skubal

  • Skubal (7-8) will take the mound for the Tigers, his 20th start of the season.
  • The left-hander gave up no earned runs in 6 2/3 innings pitched on Wednesday in his last outing, a matchup with the San Diego Padres.
  • The 25-year-old has pitched to a 3.67 ERA this season with 9 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2.4 walks per nine across 20 games.
  • If he completes six or more innings with three or fewer earned runs allowed, he’ll earn his third quality start in a row.
  • The Twins rank 14th in MLB with 458 runs scored this season. They have a .251 batting average this campaign with 127 home runs (eighth in the league).
  • Among qualified pitchers this campaign, the 25-year-old’s 3.67 ERA ranks 37th, 1.163 WHIP ranks 36th, and 9 K/9 ranks 19th.

Starting pitcher projections reflect team information as of August 1, 2022 at 7:24 PM ET and may change up to the start of game.

Twins Betting Trends

  • The Twins have won 61.7% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (37-23).
  • In games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -138 or shorter, Minnesota has a 27-16 record (winning 62.8% of its games).
  • Based on this contest’s moneyline, the Twins have an implied win probability of 58%.
  • Minnesota has played in 101 games with a set over/under, and has combined with their opponents to go over the total 50 times (50-45-6).
  • The Twins have gone 43-58-0 ATS this season.
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Tigers Betting Trends

  • The Tigers have won 32, or 38.6%, of the 83 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Detroit has a record of 22-40, a 35.5% win rate, when they’re set as an underdog of +118 or more by oddsmakers this season.
  • The moneyline for this contest implies a 45.9% chance of a victory for the Tigers.
  • Detroit and its opponents have hit the over in 40 of their 103 games with a total this season.
  • The Tigers have an ATS record of 48-55-0 in 103 games with a spread this season.

Twins Players to Watch

  • Luis Arraez has put up an on-base percentage of .403 and a slugging percentage of .440. Both lead the Twins. Overall, he’s hitting .333 with 16 doubles, a triple, six home runs and 38 walks.
  • Among qualified hitters in baseball, Arraez’s batting average ranks first, his on-base percentage ranks third, and he is 62nd in the league in slugging.
  • Arraez brings a three-game hitting streak into this matchup. During his last five outings he is hitting .211 with a home run and an RBI.
  • Jorge Polanco has 12 doubles, 14 home runs and 53 walks while hitting .235.
  • Among the qualifying hitters, Polanco ranks 116th in batting average, 45th in on-base percentage, and 84th in slugging.
  • Byron Buxton is batting .220 with 12 doubles, three triples, 26 home runs and 26 walks. He leads the Twins with 64 hits.
  • Carlos Correa is batting .268 with 14 doubles, 13 home runs and 32 walks.

Twins Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Luis Arraez 336 .333 56 6 34 .403 .843
Carlos Correa 299 .268 42 13 36 .338 .783
Jorge Polanco 298 .235 44 14 49 .347 .763
Byron Buxton 291 .220 55 26 46 .296 .846
Gary Sánchez 271 .210 28 10 40 .276 .667
Jose Miranda 214 .276 24 10 39 .317 .794
Nick Gordon 213 .258 24 4 15 .304 .703
Gilberto Celestino 163 .270 17 0 9 .328 .653
Alex Kirilloff 144 .257 14 3 21 .297 .672
Kyle Garlick 103 .262 18 8 17 .325 .849

Tigers Players to Watch

  • Javier Baez leads Detroit in total hits (76) this season while batting .224 with 32 extra-base hits.
  • Among all qualified hitters in the big leagues, Baez’s batting average ranks 133rd, his on-base percentage is 149th, and he is 114th in slugging.
  • Jonathan Schoop is slugging .314 while driving in 27 runs and batting .210 this season.
  • Schoop is currently 146th in batting average, 154th in on-base percentage and 146th in slugging percentage among all qualifying hitters.
  • Jeimer Candelario is batting .211 with a .371 slugging percentage and 32 RBI this year.
  • Miguel Cabrera leads the Tigers with an OPS of .670. He has a slash line of .277/.326/.344 this season.

Tigers Batting Stats (2022)

Player AB AVG R HR RBI OBP OPS
Jonathan Schoop 366 .210 34 7 27 .246 .560
Javier Báez 340 .224 38 10 39 .268 .650
Miguel Cabrera 314 .277 22 4 36 .326 .670
Jeimer Candelario 280 .211 32 10 32 .273 .644
Robbie Grossman 273 .205 24 2 23 .312 .594
Willi Castro 233 .245 29 4 18 .275 .631
Harold Castro 231 .281 23 4 22 .314 .721
Tucker Barnhart 184 .201 8 0 9 .258 .492
Eric Haase 182 .242 25 8 26 .296 .725
Riley Greene 152 .237 21 2 14 .310 .652

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