Baltimore Orioles at Cleveland Indians 9/8/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, September 8, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Wade Miley vs. Mike Clevinger
Progressive Field is the site of the matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and the Cleveland Indians on Friday, September 8, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Wade Miley for the Orioles and Mike Clevinger for the Indians.
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Baltimore opens at +170 while Cleveland opens at -180. The Orioles have a 69-66-4 over/under record and a 67-72-0 run line mark. The Indians are 68-71-0 against the run line and have a 53-76-10 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 69-66-4 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 67-72-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 53-76-10 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 68-71-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
09/03/17 LF Craig Gentry Finger 10-day DL (09/03)
06/19/17 SS J.J. Hardy Wrist 60-day DL (06/19)
06/16/17 P Mike Wright Shoulder 10-day DL (06/15)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
09/06/17 RF Jay Bruce Neck "?" Thursday vs. Chicago White Sox
08/23/17 2B Jason Kipnis Hamstring 10-day DL (08/23)
08/22/17 P Andrew Miller Tendonitis 10-day DL (08/22)
08/09/17 LF Michael Brantley Ankle 10-day DL (08/09)
07/30/17 P Boone Logan Back 60-day DL (07/20)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 71-68 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Wade Miley has a 8-11 record with an earned run average of 4.91 and a WHIP of 1.66. He has 128 strikeouts over his 143 innings pitched and he's given up 157 hits. He allows 9.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.95. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.68 and they have given up 477 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .247 against the bullpen and they've struck out 431 hitters and walked 186 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.81. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,291 base hits and 664 earned runs. They have allowed 206 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 502 batters and struck out 1,060. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.44 and their FIP as a unit is 4.91.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .267, good for 4th in the league. The Orioles hold a .452 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 2nd in MLB with 9.4 hits per game. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .306 with an on-base percentage of .353. He has 163 hits this season in 532 at bats with 102 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .543 and an OPS+ of 136. Adam Jones is hitting .279 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .315. He has totaled 150 hits and he has driven in 68 men in 538 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .470. The Orioles have 1,304 hits, including 233 doubles and 216 home runs. Baltimore has walked 343 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,178 times as a unit. They have left 904 men on base and have a team OPS of .772. They score 4.88 runs per contest and have scored a total of 679 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 83-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.50, Mike Clevinger has a 8-5 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 114 strikeouts over the 100.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 77 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.92 and they have given up 358 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .228 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 462 batters and walked 134 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.49. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,097 base knocks and 478 earned runs this season. They have given up 145 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 367 hitters and struck out 1,372 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.44.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 7th in the league. The Indians hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .268 with an OBP of .329. He has 150 hits this year along with 70 RBI in 560 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .475 with an OPS+ of 105. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .253 this season and he has an OBP of .378. He has collected 121 hits in 478 at bats while driving in 82 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .494. The Indians as a unit have 1,245 base hits, including 284 doubles and 180 homers. Cleveland has walked 528 times this year and they have struck out on 1,011 occasions. They have had 1,000 men left on base and have an OPS of .786. They have scored 5.03 runs per game and totaled 699 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Indians -180
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