Tuesday, June 9, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Roenis Elias (2-3) vs. Corey Kluber (3-6)
The Cleveland Indians will welcome the Seattle Mariners to Progressive Field on Tuesday night. The probable starters for this game are Roenis Elias for the Mariners and Corey Kluber for the Indians. The opening line for this matchup has Seattle at +164 and Cleveland at -174. The over/under was set at 7. The Mariners have a 23-33 over/under record and a 19-38 run line mark, meaning they cover 33% of the time. The Indians have a 27-28 over/under record and a 27-29 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 48% of the time.
The Mariners come into this game with a 25-32 overall record, and they are 12-13 away from home. Roenis Elias has a 2-3 record on the season, an earned run average of 2.94 and a 1.25 WHIP. In his starts, the Mariners are 2-6 over his 52 innings pitched this season while giving up 48 hits during those innings. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 0-8. The team is averaging 2.6 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 3.65 and they've given up 154 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .237 against the Mariners bullpen while walking 72 times and striking out 144 times. Seattle is averaging 7.51 strikeouts per game while getting 8.2 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 8th in baseball in team earned run average at 3.66.
The Seattle Mariners are batting .237 as a team, which is good for 27th in the league and hitting .227 away from home. Ranked at 27th in the league in on-base percentage, the Mariners sit at .297 and they hold a .388 team slugging percentage. Nelson Cruz leads the team in hits with 73 while the team ranks 24th in baseball with 8.04 hits per game.
With a 27-29 overall record, the Cleveland Indians will come into this game 11-16 at home. Corey Kluber has a record of 3-6 while sporting an earned run average of 3.61 on the year with a 1.13 WHIP. He'll be looking to get back to form in Tuesday's game. In his starts, the Indians are 3-9 and he has allowed 82 hits over 84.2 innings pitched this season. Their record against the over/under when he starts is 5-7. The team is averaging 2.5 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.18 and they have given up 149 hits on the season. Opposing teams are hitting .232 against the Indians bullpen while walking 64 times and striking out 171 times. Cleveland is averaging 9.81 strikeouts per game while getting 8.67 hits per nine innings as a team. They rank 18th in the league in team earned run average at 3.99.
They are batting .253 as a team, which is good for 13th in the league and hitting .261 at home. Ranked at 5th in the league in on-base percentage, the Indians sit at .330 and they hold a .400 team slugging percentage. Jason Kipnis leads the team in hits with 77 while the team ranks 12th in baseball with 8.55 hits a game.
The Mariners have committed 30 errors and have combined for 595 assists and 1,550 put outs leading to a .986 team fielding percentage. The Indians have committed 35 errors on the season with 514 assists and 1,489 put outs leading to a team fielding percentage of .983 on the year.
In Head-to-head matchups, the over is 12-4-1 in the last 17 meetings in Cleveland while the under is 7-3 in the last 10 meetings overall. The Mariners are 2-7 in the last 9 meetings in Cleveland.
Seattle Mariners Betting Trends
The Seattle Mariners are 23-33 against the over/under so far this season
The Seattle Mariners are 19-38 against the run line so far this season
Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 27-28 against the over/under so far this season
The Cleveland Indians are 27-29 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/04/15 P David Rollins Suspension 80-game suspension, eligible to return 7/4 vs. Oakland
05/29/15 P James Paxton Finger Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/29)
04/25/15 P Hisashi Iwakuma Back Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/21)
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)
Tony's Pick: Take the Indians
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