Saturday, June 27, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Cody Anderson (0-0) vs. Chris Tillman (5-7)
The Cleveland Indians take on the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday at Oriole Park. The Indians send Cody Anderson to the mound to face Chris Tillman of the Orioles. The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at +118 and Baltimore at -128. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Indians have a 34-36 over/under record and a 30-41 run line mark, meaning they cover 42% of the time. The Orioles have a 32-37 over/under record and a 40-32 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 56% of the time.
The Indians head into this matchup with a 33-38 record, including 18-15 on the road. Cody Anderson has an earned run average of 0.00 and is 0-0 so far on the season while having a 0.91 WHIP. He's pitched 7.2 innings thus far while surrendering 6 hits over that time and when he starts, the Indians are 1-0. The Indians are also 0-1 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 1 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.19 and they have given up 195 base hits on the year. The bullpen has struck out 218 and walked 80 batters this season while opposing teams hit .237 against them. Cleveland has a team average of 8.74 hits allowed per game and are averaging 9.47 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.05, they are 20th in the league.
As a team, Cleveland is batting .253, good for 16th in the league while putting together a .246 average away from home. The Indians hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327 which is good for 6th in baseball. With 99 hits, Jason Kipnis leads the team while his team ranks 17th in hits per game with 8.49.
With a 24-14 home record, Baltimore will hope to improve on their 38-34 overall mark. Chris Tillman is starting this game 5-7 for the season with an earned run average of 6.22 and a WHIP of 1.60. He's pitched 72.1 innings thus far while surrendering 80 hits over that time in which the Orioles are 7-7. The Orioles are also 9-5 against the over/under in his starts. He is getting 5.9 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.77 and they have given up 188 base hits on the year. The Orioles bullpen has struck out 230 batters and walked 83 this season while opposing teams have hit .219 against them. Baltimore has a team average of 8.32 hits per game and are averaging 7.86 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.79, they are 12th in the league.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 8th in the league while putting together a .279 average at Safeco Field. The Orioles hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317 which is good for 16th in baseball. With 85 hits, Manny Machado leads the team while his team ranks 12th in hits per game with 8.78.
Cleveland has a team fielding percentage of .984 after having committed 41 errors with 660 assists and 1,888 put outs for the season. Over the course of this season, the Orioles have accumlated 34 errors while having 655 assists and 1,896 put outs leading to a .987 fielding percentage.
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 34-36 against the over/under so far this season
The Cleveland Indians are 30-41 against the run line so far this season
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 32-37 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 40-32 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/14/15 1B Nick Swisher Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/13)
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)
06/25/15 CF Adam Jones Shoulder "?" Friday vs. Cleveland Indians
05/13/15 P Jason Garcia Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/11)
04/18/15 2B Jonathan Schoop Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/18)
04/11/15 P Wesley Wright Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/11)
Josh's Pick: Take the Indians
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