Sunday, July 19, 2015
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Carrasco (10-7) vs. Johnny Cueto (6-6)
The Cleveland Indians head to Great American Ball Park on Sunday to take on the Cincinnati Reds. The Indians send Carlos Carrasco to the mound to face Johnny Cueto of the Reds. The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at +112 and Cincinnati at -122. The over/under was set at 7. The Indians have a 41-47 over/under record and a 39-50 run line mark, meaning they cover 44% of the time. The Reds are 43-43 against the run line and have a 43-40 over/under record. They cover the spread 50% of the time.
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The Indians show up with a 42-47 record, including 23-21 on the road. Starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco holds a 10-7 record with an earned run average of 4.07 and a WHIP of 1.19. In his starts, the Indians are 10-8 over his 108.1 innings pitched this season while giving up 106 hits during those innings. The Indians are also 12-6 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates are averaging 5.1 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.10 and they've given up 221 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .232 against the Indians bullpen while walking 96 times and striking out 258 times. Cleveland is averaging 9.29 strikeouts per game while getting 8.32 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 16th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.82.
Cleveland ranks 22nd in the league in team batting average at .247 while hitting .240 on the road. Ranked at 12th in the league in on-base percentage, the Indians sit at .319 and they hold a .383 team slugging percentage. Jason Kipnis leads the team in hits with 112 while the team ranks 23rd in baseball with 8.25 hits per game.
Cincinnati is 23-18 at home while holding a 40-47 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 2.73, Johnny Cueto will come into this game holding a 6-6 record and a 0.90 WHIP. In his starts, the Reds are 10-7 and he has allowed 85 hits over 118.2 innings pitched this season. The Reds are also 6-9 against the over/under in his starts. His teammates score an average of 3.4 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 4.18 and they have given up 240 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .236 against the Reds bullpen while walking 113 times and striking out 230 times. Cincinnati is averaging 7.2 strikeouts per game while getting 8.42 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.04.
They rank 21st in the league in team batting average with a .248 average while hitting .259 at home. Ranked at 18th in the league in on-base percentage, the Reds sit at .312 and they hold a .401 team slugging percentage. Todd Frazier leads the team in hits with 97 while the team ranks 16th in baseball with 8.48 hits a game.
The Indians have committed 49 errors and have combined for 830 assists and 2,359 put outs leading to a .985 team fielding percentage. The Reds have committed 49 errors on the season with 921 assists and 2,340 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .985 on the year.
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 41-47 against the over/under so far this season
The Cleveland Indians are 39-50 against the run line so far this season
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 43-40 against the over/under so far this season
The Cincinnati Reds are 43-43 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)
07/17/15 P Anthony DeSclafani Buttocks expected to start Saturday vs. Cleveland Indians
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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