Baltimore Orioles at Cleveland Indians 9/9/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Saturday, September 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Gabriel Ynoa vs. Josh Tomlin
The Baltimore Orioles visit Progressive Field on Saturday, September 9, 2017 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Gabriel Ynoa for the Orioles and Josh Tomlin for the Indians.
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The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +169 and Cleveland at -179. The Orioles have a 70-66-4 over/under record and a 67-73-0 run line mark. The Indians are 69-71-0 against the run line and have a 54-76-10 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 70-66-4 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 67-73-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 54-76-10 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 69-71-0 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
09/07/17 3B Jose Ramirez Wrist "?" Friday vs. Baltimore Orioles
09/07/17 RF Jay Bruce Neck "?" Friday vs. Baltimore Orioles
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 71-69 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Gabriel Ynoa has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 3.68 and a WHIP of 1.36. He has 13 strikeouts over his 14.2 innings pitched and he's given up 17 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.64. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.71 and they have given up 485 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the bullpen and they've struck out 436 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 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.84. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,304 base hits and 673 earned runs. They have allowed 210 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 505 batters and struck out 1,069. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.94.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .267, good for 4th in the league. The Orioles hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, 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 .352. He has 164 hits this season in 536 at bats with 102 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .541 and an OPS+ of 135. Adam Jones is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .317. He has totaled 152 hits and he has driven in 68 men in 542 at bats. His OPS+ is 108 while his slugging percentage is at .472. The Orioles have 1,311 hits, including 235 doubles and 216 home runs. Baltimore has walked 345 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,186 times as a unit. They have left 911 men on base and have a team OPS of .770. They score 4.86 runs per contest and have scored a total of 680 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 84-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.20, Josh Tomlin has a 8-9 record and a 1.29 WHIP. He has 88 strikeouts over the 116 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 137 hits. He allows 10.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.19. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.91 and they have given up 358 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 463 batters and walked 135 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 3.48. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,100 base knocks and 480 earned runs this season. They have given up 147 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 369 hitters and struck out 1,386 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 3.44.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 6th in the league. The Indians hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .331. He has 153 hits this year along with 71 RBI in 566 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .484 with an OPS+ of 108. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .256 this season and he has an OBP of .381. He has collected 123 hits in 481 at bats while driving in 85 runs. He has an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .501. The Indians as a unit have 1,261 base hits, including 288 doubles and 185 homers. Cleveland has walked 532 times this year and they have struck out on 1,017 occasions. They have had 1,009 men left on base and have an OPS of .791. They have scored 5.07 runs per game and totaled 710 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +169
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