Wednesday, July 22, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Cody Anderson (2-1) vs. Kyle Lohse (5-10)
The Cleveland Indians visit Miller Park on Wednesday to play the Milwaukee Brewers. Cody Anderson is the probable starter for the Indians and he'll face Kyle Lohse of the Brewers. The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -115 and Milwaukee at +105. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Indians have a 43-47 over/under record and a 41-50 run line mark, meaning they cover 45% of the time. The Brewers are 45-48 against the run line and have a 46-42 over/under record. They cover the spread 48% of the time.
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The Indians show up with a 44-47 record, including 25-21 on the road. Starting pitcher Cody Anderson holds a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 0.89 and a WHIP of 0.66. The Indians are 3-1 over his 30.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 17 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 1-3. He is getting 2.8 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.13 and they've given up 228 hits on the season. The bullpen has struck out 264 and walked 98 batters this season while opposing teams hit .233 against them. Cleveland has a team average of 8.32 hits allowed per game and are averaging 9.25 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.81, they are 14th in the league.
As a team, Cleveland is batting .249, good for 20th in the league while putting together a .243 average away from home. Ranked at 9th in the league in on-base percentage, the Indians sit at .322 and they hold a .385 team slugging percentage. With 117 hits, Jason Kipnis leads the team while his team ranks 22nd in hits per game with 8.33.
Milwaukee is 19-28 at home while holding a 41-52 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 6.17, Kyle Lohse will come into this game holding a 5-10 record and a 1.40 WHIP. The Brewers have a record of 7-12 over the 108 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 128 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 10-7. He is getting 4.4 runs from the team when he takes the mound. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.24 and they have given up 244 hits on the season. The Brewers bullpen has struck out 285 batters and walked 100 this season while opposing teams have hit .230 against them. Milwaukee has a team average of 8.98 hits per game and are averaging 7.82 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.14, they are 24th in the league.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 18th in the league while putting together a .242 average at home. Ranked at 23rd in the league in on-base percentage, the Brewers sit at .306 and they hold a .398 team slugging percentage. With 90 hits, Gerardo Parra leads the team while his team ranks 15th in hits per game with 8.54.
The Indians have committed 49 errors and have combined for 851 assists and 2,419 put outs leading to a .985 team fielding percentage. Over the course of this season, the Brewers have accumlated 73 errors while having 960 assists and 2,486 put outs leading to a .979 fielding percentage.
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 43-47 against the over/under so far this season
The Cleveland Indians are 41-50 against the run line so far this season
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 46-42 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 45-48 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)
07/07/15 P Matt Garza Shoulder expected to start Tuesday vs. Cleveland Indians
06/04/15 P Brandon Kintzler Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/26)
05/24/15 P Wily Peralta Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23)
Guy's Pick: Take the Brewers
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