Tuesday, August 11, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Severino (0-1) vs. Carlos Carrasco (11-8)
The New York Yankees take on the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday at Progressive Field. The probable starters are Luis Severino for the Yankees and Carlos Carrasco for the Indians. The opening line for this matchup has New York at +107 and Cleveland at -117. The over/under was set at 7.5. The Yankees have a 54-52 over/under record and a 56-54 run line mark, meaning they cover 51% of the time. The Indians have a 53-56 over/under record and a 50-60 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 46% of the time.
The Yankees show up with a 61-49 record, including 29-28 on the road. Luis Severino has an earned run average of 1.80 and is 0-1 so far on the season while having a 0.40 WHIP. In his starts, the Yankees are 0-1 over his 5 innings pitched this season while giving up 2 hits during those innings. The Yankees are also 0-1 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 1 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.24 and they've given up 272 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .207 against the Yankees bullpen while walking 135 times and striking out 389 times. New York is averaging 8.35 strikeouts per game while getting 8.59 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 17th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.92.
New York is batting .256 as a team, which is good for 9th in the league and hitting .249 away from home. Ranked at 5th in the league in on-base percentage, the Yankees sit at .326 and they hold a .431 team slugging percentage. Brett Gardner leads the team in hits with 110 while the team ranks 9th in baseball with 8.82 hits per game.
Cleveland is 22-33 at home while holding a 51-59 overall record on the season. Carlos Carrasco is starting this game 11-8 for the season with an earned run average of 3.76 and a WHIP of 1.09. In his starts, the Indians are 13-9 and he has allowed 120 hits over 136.1 innings pitched this season. The Indians are also 14-8 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 4.8 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.24 and they have given up 283 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .243 against the Indians bullpen while walking 106 times and striking out 303 times. Cleveland is averaging 9.01 strikeouts per game while getting 8.28 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 15th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87.
They are batting .253 as a team, which is good for 15th in the league and hitting .264 at home. Ranked at 7th in the league in on-base percentage, the Indians sit at .323 and they hold a .390 team slugging percentage. Jason Kipnis leads the team in hits with 132 while the team ranks 19th in baseball with 8.51 hits a game.
The Yankees have committed 72 errors and have combined for 1,070 assists and 2,962 put outs leading to a .982 team fielding percentage. The Indians have committed 58 errors on the season with 1045 assists and 2,933 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .986 on the year.
New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 54-52 against the over/under so far this season
The New York Yankees are 56-54 against the run line so far this season
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 53-56 against the over/under so far this season
The Cleveland Indians are 50-60 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
New York Yankees
08/04/15 2B Dustin Ackley Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/4)
08/03/15 P Diego Moreno Elbow Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/2)
07/30/15 P Michael Pineda Forearm Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/30)
06/21/15 RF Mason Williams Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (6/20)
05/15/15 P Chase Whitley Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (5/15)
08/08/15 P Cody Anderson Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list
08/04/15 2B Jason Kipnis Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (8/2)
07/08/15 P Nick Hagadone Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (7/7), out for season
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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