Friday, July 17, 2015
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Bauer (8-5) vs. Mike Leake (6-5)
The Cincinnati Reds welcome the Cleveland Indians to Great American Ball Park on Friday. The Indians send Trevor Bauer to the mound to face Mike Leake of the Reds. The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at +100 and Cincinnati at -110. The over/under was set at 8. The Indians, with a 39-49 run line record, cover the spread 44% of the time. They also have a 41-46 over/under record. The Reds have a 43-39 over/under record and a 42-43 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 49% of the time.
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The Indians head into this matchup with a 42-46 record, including 23-20 on the road. Trevor Bauer has a 8-5 record on the season, an earned run average of 3.76 and a 1.22 WHIP. The Indians are 9-8 over his 105.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 85 hits over that time period. The Indians are also 5-11 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates are averaging 4.1 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.15 and they have given up 218 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .232 against the Indians bullpen while walking 93 times and striking out 256 times. Cleveland is averaging 9.31 strikeouts per game while getting 8.29 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 14th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.80.
Cleveland ranks 20th in the league in team batting average at .248 while hitting .241 on the road. The Indians hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320 which is good for 11th in baseball. Jason Kipnis leads the team in hits with 112 while the team ranks 22nd in baseball with 8.27 hits per game.
With a 22-18 home record, Cincinnati will hope to improve on their 39-47 overall mark. Mike Leake has a record of 6-5 while sporting an earned run average of 4.08 on the year with a 1.24 WHIP. The Reds have a record of 8-10 over the 114.2 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 111 hits. The Reds are also 10-8 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates score an average of 3.8 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.23 and they have given up 238 base hits on the year. Opposing teams are hitting .237 against the Reds bullpen while walking 113 times and striking out 229 times. Cincinnati is averaging 7.25 strikeouts per game while getting 8.45 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.07.
They rank 21st in the league in team batting average with a .247 average while hitting .258 at home. The Reds hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311 which is good for 19th in baseball. Todd Frazier leads the team in hits with 97 while the team ranks 18th in baseball with 8.47 hits a game.
Cleveland has a team fielding percentage of .985 after having committed 48 errors with 818 assists and 2,335 put outs for the season. The Reds have committed 48 errors on the season with 911 assists and 2,313 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .985 on the year.
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 41-46 against the over/under so far this season
The Cleveland Indians are 39-49 against the run line so far this season
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 43-39 against the over/under so far this season
The Cincinnati Reds are 42-43 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
07/08/15 P Nick Hagadone Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/7)
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)
07/11/15 P Anthony DeSclafani Buttocks "?" next start
06/17/15 P Jon Moscot Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/16)
06/15/15 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/14)
06/11/15 SS Zack Cozart Knee Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/11); out for season
05/25/15 C Devin Mesoraco Hip Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23), out for season
04/28/15 P Homer Bailey Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/26); out for season
04/04/15 P Sean Marshall Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/5)
Josh's Pick: Take the Reds
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