Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Great American Ball Park
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Carrasco vs. Amir Garrett
The Cleveland Indians visit Great American Ball Park on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 to play the Cincinnati Reds. The probable starters are Carlos Carrasco for the Indians and Amir Garrett for the Reds.
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The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -146 and Cincinnati at +136. The Indians have a 15-24-3 over/under record and a 15-27-0 run line mark. The Reds are 23-20-0 against the run line and have a 26-16-1 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 15-24-3 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 15-27-0 against the run line
Important Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 26-16-1 against the over/under
The Cincinnati Reds are 23-20-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
05/16/17 RF Abraham Almonte Bicep 10-day DL (5/16)
05/16/17 P Carlos Carrasco Pectoral "?" for next scheduled start
05/14/17 LF Brandon Guyer Wrist 10-day DL (5/13)
05/03/17 P Corey Kluber Back 10-day DL (5/3)
05/03/17 CF Austin Jackson Toe 10-day DL (5/2)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
Key Cincinnati Reds Injuries
05/20/17 C Stuart Turner Hamstring 10-day DL (5/20)
05/20/17 P Lisalverto Bonilla Hand injured last game, "?" for next scheduled start
04/21/17 P Tony Cingrani Oblique 10-day DL (4/19)
04/16/17 P Brandon Finnegan Shoulder 60-day DL (4/16)
04/03/17 P Nefi Ogando Hand 60-day DL (3/30)
04/02/17 P Anthony DeSclafa Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 P Austin Brice Undisclosed 10-day DL (4/2)
04/02/17 P Nick Travieso Shoulder 60-day DL (4/2)
03/31/17 P Homer Bailey Elbow 60-day DL
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 23-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 2.60 and a WHIP of 0.89. He has 52 strikeouts over his 52 innings pitched and he's given up 35 hits. He allows 6.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.98 and they have given up 95 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .198 against the bullpen and they've struck out 152 hitters and walked 49 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 325 base hits and 161 earned runs. They have allowed 49 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 127 batters and struck out 417. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.60.
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As a team Cleveland is hitting .242, good for 21st in the league. The Indians hold a .407 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 16th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 46 hits this season in 168 at bats with 21 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .518 and an OPS+ of 118. Michael Brantley is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 39 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 134 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .463. The Indians have 339 hits, including 76 doubles and 47 home runs. Cleveland has walked 156 times so far this season and they have struck out 318 times as a unit. They have left 291 men on base and have a team OPS of .730. They score 4.38 runs per contest and have scored a total of 184 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cincinnati has a 20-23 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.18, Amir Garrett has a 3-3 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 33 strikeouts over the 40 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 34 hits. He allows 7.7 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.38 and they have given up 132 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .205 against the Reds bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 180 batters and walked 79 opposing hitters. As a team, Cincinnati allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 27th in the league in team earned run average at 4.77. The Reds pitchers as a team have surrendered 355 base knocks and 206 earned runs this season. They have given up 62 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Cincinnati as a staff has walked 180 hitters and struck out 348 batters. They give up a walk 4.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.38 while their FIP as a staff is 4.87.
As a team, they are batting .265, good for 6th in the league. The Reds hold a .451 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 3rd in MLB with 9.3 hits per contest. Joey Votto comes into this matchup batting .294 with an OBP of .416. He has 45 hits this year along with 38 RBI in 153 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .595 with an OPS+ of 162. Zack Cozart is hitting .351 this season and he has an OBP of .432. He has collected 46 hits in 131 at bats while driving in 19 runs. He has an OPS+ of 167 and a slugging percentage of .595. The Reds as a unit have 399 base hits, including 81 doubles and 56 homers. Cincinnati has walked 139 times this year and they have struck out on 336 occasions. They have had 314 men left on base and have an OPS of .781. They have scored 5.07 runs per game and totaled 218 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Reds MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Indians -146
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