Sunday, June 28, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Bauer (6-4) vs. Ubaldo Jimenez (6-3)
The Baltimore Orioles host the Cleveland Indians at Oriole Park on Sunday. Trevor Bauer is the probable starter for the Indians and he'll face Ubaldo Jimenez of the Orioles. The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at +111 and Baltimore at -120. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Indians have a 34-37 over/under record and a 30-42 run line mark, meaning they cover 42% of the time. The Orioles are 41-32 against the run line and have a 32-38 over/under record. They cover the spread 56% of the time.
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The Indians show up with a 33-39 record, including 18-16 on the road. Starting pitcher Trevor Bauer holds a 6-4 record with an earned run average of 3.86 and a WHIP of 1.33. In his starts, the Indians are 7-7 over his 84 innings pitched this season while giving up 71 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Indians are 5-8 in his starts. His teammates are averaging 4.3 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 198 hits on the season and have a earned run average of 3.22. The bullpen has struck out 218 and walked 81 batters this season while opposing teams hit .239 against them. Cleveland has a team average of 8.77 hits allowed per game and are averaging 9.49 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.05, they are 18th in the league.
Cleveland ranks 17th in the league in team batting average at .253 while hitting .247 on the road. The Indians on-base percentage sits at .327, which puts them at 6th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .393. With 100 hits, Jason Kipnis leads the team while his team ranks 16th in hits per game with 8.51.
Baltimore is 25-14 at home while holding a 39-34 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 3.40, Ubaldo Jimenez will come into this game holding a 6-3 record and a 1.31 WHIP. In his starts, the Orioles are 8-6 and he has allowed 77 hits over 79.1 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Orioles are 6-7 when he starts. His teammates score an average of 4.6 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 191 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 2.77. The Orioles bullpen has struck out 234 batters and walked 84 this season while opposing teams have hit .220 against them. Baltimore has a team average of 8.34 hits per game and are averaging 7.88 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.78, they are 11th in the league.
They rank 7th in the league in team batting average with a .262 average while hitting .280 at home. The Orioles on-base percentage sits at .317, which puts them at 16th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .426. With 86 hits, Manny Machado leads the team while his team ranks 11th in hits per game with 8.79.
In terms of team defense, the Indians have a fielding percentage of .984 with 41 total errors, 666 assists and 1,912 put outs. Over the course of this season, the Orioles have accumlated 34 errors while having 668 assists and 1,923 put outs leading to a .987 fielding percentage.
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 34-37 against the over/under so far this season
The Cleveland Indians are 30-42 against the run line so far this season
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 32-38 against the over/under so far this season
The Baltimore Orioles are 41-32 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)
06/26/15 CF Adam Jones Shoulder "?" Saturday 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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