Sunday, June 7, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Bud Norris (1-4) vs. Carlos Carrasco (7-4)
The Cleveland Indians welcome the Baltimore Orioles to Progressive Field on Sunday. Bud Norris is the probable starter for the Orioles and he'll face Carlos Carrasco of the Indians. The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +152 and Cleveland at -165. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Orioles have a 22-29 over/under record and a 26-28 run line mark, meaning they cover 48% of the time. The Indians are 27-27 against the run line and have a 26-27 over/under record. They cover the spread 50% of the time.
The Orioles come into this game with a 25-29 record, and they are 8-16 away from home. Bud Norris has a 1-4 record on the season, an earned run average of 9.88 and a 1.87 WHIP. The Orioles are 2-4 over his 27.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 38 hits over that time period. The Orioles are also 4-1 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 6.7 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.26 and they have given up 141 base hits on the year. The bullpen has struck out 163 and walked 61 batters this season while opposing teams hit .228 against them. Baltimore has a team average of 8.3 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.82 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.93, they are 16th in the league.
As a team, Baltimore is batting .252, good for 16th in the league while putting together a .234 average away from home. The Orioles hold a .403 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307 which is good for 21st in baseball. With 63 hits, Adam Jones leads the team while his team ranks 19th in hits per game with 8.35.
With a 26-28 overall record, Cleveland will come into this game 10-15 at home. Carlos Carrasco has a record of 7-4 while sporting an earned run average of 3.92 on the year with a 1.17 WHIP. The Indians have a record of 7-4 over the 64.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 60 hits. The Indians are also 6-5 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 5.4 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.26 and they have given up 144 base hits on the year. The Indians bullpen has struck out 161 batters and walked 62 this season while opposing teams have hit .234 against them. Cleveland has a team average of 8.66 hits per game and are averaging 9.75 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.01, they are 20th in the league.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 14th in the league while putting together a .261 average at Safeco Field. The Indians hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329 which is good for 6th in baseball. With 73 hits, Jason Kipnis leads the team while his team ranks 12th in hits per game with 8.57.
Baltimore has a team fielding percentage of .986 after having committed 28 errors with 498 assists and 1,422 put outs for the season. Over the course of this season, the Indians have accumlated 33 errors while having 497 assists and 1,435 put outs leading to a .983 fielding percentage.
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 22-29 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 26-28 against the run line so far this season
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 26-27 against the over/under so far this season
The Cleveland Indians are 27-27 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/06/15 P Bud Norris Bronchitis Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/11); expected to start Sunday vs. Cleveland Indians
05/13/15 P Jason Garcia Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/11)
05/08/15 P Kevin Gausman Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/7)
04/18/15 2B Jonathan Schoop Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/18)
04/11/15 P Wesley Wright Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/11)
04/06/15 P Josh Tomlin Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (3/29)
04/05/15 P Gavin Floyd Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/6)
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles
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