Tuesday, August 25, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Wily Peralta (4-7) vs. Josh Tomlin (1-1)
The Milwaukee Brewers head to Progressive Field on Tuesday to take on the Cleveland Indians. The Brewers send Wily Peralta to the mound to face Josh Tomlin of the Indians. The opening line for this matchup has Milwaukee at +130 and Cleveland at -140. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Brewers, with a 57-68 run line record, cover the spread 46% of the time. They also have a 59-57 over/under record. The Indians are 55-68 against the run line and have a 60-62 over/under record. They cover the spread 45% of the time.
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The Brewers show up with a 53-72 record, including 25-34 on the road. Starting pitcher Wily Peralta holds a 4-7 record with an earned run average of 4.48 and a WHIP of 1.47. The Brewers are 6-8 over his 82.1 innings pitched and he's also given up 96 hits over that time period. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 7-6. His teammates are averaging 4.2 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 330 hits on the season and have an earned run average of 3.46. Teams are hitting .229 against the bullpen while being struck out 401 times and walking 131 times this season. As a team, Milwaukee has allowed 8.92 hits per nine innings while striking out 8 batters per nine. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.20.
Milwaukee ranks 19th in the league in team batting average at .251 while hitting .254 on the road. The Brewers on-base percentage sits at .305, which puts them at 23rd in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .392. They rank 20th in baseball with 8.45 hits per game and Gerardo Parra leads the team with 131.
Cleveland is 24-34 at home while holding a 58-65 overall record on the season. With an earned run average of 2.02, Josh Tomlin will come into this game holding a 1-1 record and a 0.68 WHIP. The Indians have a record of 1-1 over the 13.1 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 7 hits. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 0-2. His teammates score an average of 2 runs a game when he pitches. The bullpen has given up 322 hits on the season and have a team earned run average of 3.32. Teams are hitting .244 against the Indians bullpen while being struck out 337 times and walking 119 times this season. As a team, Cleveland has allowed 8.18 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.95 batters per nine. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85.
They rank 13th in the league in team batting average with a .254 average while hitting .267 at home. The Indians on-base percentage sits at .324, which puts them at 7th in the league and they have a team slugging percentage of .389. They rank 15th in baseball with 8.59 hits per game and Jason Kipnis leads the team with 136.
In terms of team defense, the Brewers have a fielding percentage of .981 with 90 total errors, 1,265 assists and 3,323 put outs. For the home team, they hold a .985 team fielding percentage while committing 67 errors, accumulating 1168 assists and compiling 3,290 put outs.
Milwaukee Brewers Betting Trends
The Milwaukee Brewers are 59-57 against the over/under so far this season
The Milwaukee Brewers are 57-68 against the run line so far this season
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 60-62 against the over/under so far this season
The Cleveland Indians are 55-68 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
08/21/15 P Tyler Cravy Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list
08/14/15 P Michael Blazek Hand Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/13)
08/19/15 3B Chris Johnson Infection Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/15)
08/08/15 P Cody Anderson Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/8)
07/08/15 P Nick Hagadone Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/7), out for season
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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