Friday, June 12, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Danny Salazar (6-1) vs. David Price (5-2)
The Cleveland Indians take on the Detroit Tigers on Friday at Comerica Park. The Indians send Danny Salazar to the mound to face David Price of the Tigers. The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at +145 and Detroit at -155. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Indians, with a 28-31 run line record, cover the spread 48% of the time. They also have a 28-30 over/under record. The Tigers are 28-32 against the run line and have a 27-31 over/under record. They cover the spread 47% of the time.
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The Indians come into this game with a 28-31 record, and they are 16-13 away from home. Danny Salazar has a 6-1 record on the season, an earned run average of 3.50 and a 1.15 WHIP. In his starts, the Indians are 8-2 over his 61.2 innings pitched this season while giving up 54 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 6-4. He is getting 6.1 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.16 and they have given up 158 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the bullpen while being struck out 179 times and walking 67 times this season. As a team, Cleveland has allowed 8.71 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.73 batters per nine. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.04.
As a team, Cleveland is batting .254, good for 12th in the league while putting together a .246 average away from home. The Indians hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330 which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 13th in baseball with 8.6 hits per game and Jason Kipnis leads the team with 79.
With a 31-29 overall record, Detroit will come into this game 15-16 at home. David Price has a record of 5-2 while sporting an earned run average of 2.70 on the year with a 1.15 WHIP. In his starts, the Tigers are 10-2 and he has allowed 76 hits over 83.1 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 6-6. He is getting 4.3 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.19 and they have given up 149 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Tigers bullpen while being struck out 125 times and walking 54 times this season. As a team, Detroit has allowed 8.56 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.67 batters per nine. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 3.86.
As a team, they are batting .274, good for 3rd in the league while putting together a .280 average at Safeco Field. The Tigers hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335 which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 4th in baseball with 9.37 hits per game and Miguel Cabrera leads the team with 69.
Cleveland has a team fielding percentage of .983 after having committed 36 errors with 536 assists and 1,543 put outs for the season. For the home team, they hold a .987 team fielding percentage while committing 29 errors, accumulating 589 assists and compiling 1,602 put outs.
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 28-30 against the over/under so far this season
The Cleveland Indians are 28-31 against the run line so far this season
Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 27-31 against the over/under so far this season
The Detroit Tigers are 28-32 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
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)
06/10/15 P Justin Verlander Tricep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (3/29); expected to start Saturday vs. Cleveland Indians
05/24/15 P Kyle Lobstein Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23)
05/19/15 DH Victor Martinez Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/19)
05/09/15 C Alex Avila Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/7)
05/08/15 P Joe Nathan Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/7), out for season
04/04/15 P Bruce Rondon Bicep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/1)
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians
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