Monday, June 22, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Ryan (1-1) vs. Trevor Bauer (6-3)
The Detroit Tigers head to Progressive Field on Monday to take on the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Kyle Ryan for the Tigers and Trevor Bauer for the Indians. The opening line for this matchup has Detroit at +129 and Cleveland at -139. The over/under was set at 8. The Tigers have a 32-34 over/under record and a 32-36 run line mark, meaning they cover 48% of the time. The Indians have a 31-35 over/under record and a 29-38 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 43% of the time.
The Tigers head into this matchup with a 34-34 record, including 16-16 on the road. Kyle Ryan has an earned run average of 3.26 and is 1-1 so far on the season while having a 1.14 WHIP. He's pitched 19.1 innings thus far while surrendering 16 hits over that time and when he starts, the Tigers are 0-2. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 0-2. The team is averaging 2.5 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.63 and they've given up 191 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .256 against the Tigers bullpen while walking 65 times and striking out 143 times. Detroit is averaging 6.65 strikeouts per game while getting 8.74 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 18th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.97.
Detroit is batting .271 as a team, which is good for 2nd in the league and hitting .260 away from home. Ranked at 3rd in the league in on-base percentage, the Tigers sit at .331 and they hold a .408 team slugging percentage. Miguel Cabrera leads the team in hits with 82 while the team ranks 2nd in baseball with 9.29 hits per game.
With a 13-21 home record, Cleveland will hope to improve on their 31-36 overall mark. Trevor Bauer is starting this game 6-3 for the season with an earned run average of 3.22 and a WHIP of 1.22. He's pitched 81 innings thus far while surrendering 62 hits over that time in which the Indians are 7-6. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 4-8. The team is averaging 4.2 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.33 and they have given up 188 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .240 against the Indians bullpen while walking 79 times and striking out 207 times. Cleveland is averaging 9.51 strikeouts per game while getting 8.75 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 21st in the league in team earned run average at 4.05.
They are batting .251 as a team, which is good for 17th in the league and hitting .257 at home. Ranked at 6th in the league in on-base percentage, the Indians sit at .327 and they hold a .389 team slugging percentage. Jason Kipnis leads the team in hits with 91 while the team ranks 16th in baseball with 8.45 hits a game.
The Tigers have committed 32 errors and have combined for 676 assists and 1,823 put outs leading to a .987 team fielding percentage. The Indians have committed 40 errors on the season with 617 assists and 1,780 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .984 on the year.
Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 32-34 against the over/under so far this season
The Detroit Tigers are 32-36 against the run line so far this season
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 31-35 against the over/under so far this season
The Cleveland Indians are 29-38 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
05/24/15 P Kyle Lobstein Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23)
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
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)
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians
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