Blue Jays vs. Twins Player Props | Lourdes Gurriel Jr. | Friday


By Claudio Fortuna | August 5, 2022 11:21 AM

The Toronto Blue Jays visit the Minnesota Twins at Target Field, taking the field at 8:10pm ET on Friday August 5th. The Minnesota Twins are 1.5-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 8.5 runs.

Welcome to the BestOdds betting breakdown where we identify performance trends in order to analyze teams’ chances in the upcoming game.

Today, we are looking at Toronto Blue Jays player Lourdes Gurriel Jr. as the Blue Jays face the Minnesota Twins in Major League Baseball action.

The Twins and Blue Jays have met four times this season, with the Twins winning twice and the Blue Jays winning twice. Their most recent matchup on August 4, 2022 ended 9-3 with the Toronto Blue Jays taking the win.

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. Season Stats

  • Games Played: 95 | Home Runs: 5 | RBI: 44 | Runs: 47 | Batting Average: .313 | OBP: .366 | SLG: .428 | OPS: .794.
  • Gurriel Jr.’s Hits line for tonight’s matchup vs. Minnesota Twins is set at 1.5 which is 0.65 less than than his season average of 1.15.
  • Gurriel Jr.’s Runs Scored line for tonight’s matchup vs. Minnesota Twins is set at 0.5 which is 0.01 more than than his season average of 0.49.
  • Gurriel Jr.’s RBIs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Minnesota Twins is set at 0.5 which is 0.04 more than than his season average of 0.46.
  • Gurriel Jr.’s Home Runs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Minnesota Twins is set at 0.5 which is 0.45 more than than his season average of 0.05.

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. Stats vs. Minnesota

AB HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
16 0 4 3 .375 .444 .375 .819

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. Notable Teammates

Name GP HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 95 5 44 47 .313 .366 .428 .794
Bo Bichette 104 14 56 57 .260 .303 .419 .722
Teoscar Hernández 81 16 52 43 .272 .322 .498 .820
George Springer 89 18 49 59 .251 .331 .464 .795
Alejandro Kirk 93 12 40 48 .303 .387 .467 .854
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 104 22 66 61 .286 .359 .508 .867
Matt Chapman 99 20 57 56 .241 .321 .467 .788

The The Minnesota Twins are 2-3 in their last five games, while the Toronto Blue Jays are heading into this matchup with a record of 4-1 in their last five contests.

The Blue Jays’ 59-46 record in 2022 puts them in 2nd place in the AL East with a 20-19 division record and 3rd place in the American League with a 52-41 league record.

The Minnesota Twins are 55-50, sitting in 1st place in the AL Central with a 27-20 division record and 6th place in the American League with a 50-40 league record.

Minnesota Twins Stat Rankings

STAT Rank
Team ERA 4.05 11
Team Batting Avg .250 9
HR 130 9
RBI 457 13
R 473 14
OBP .321 8
SLG .416 7
OPS .737 8

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