Monday, May 1, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Bauer vs. Daniel Norris
The Cleveland Indians head to Comerica Park on Monday, May 1, 2017 to take on the Detroit Tigers. The expected starting pitchers are Trevor Bauer for the Indians and Daniel Norris for the Tigers.
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The odds for this matchup have Cleveland at -120 and Detroit at +110. The Indians have a 8-13-2 over/under mark and a 8-15-0 run line record. The Tigers are 9-14-0 against the run line and have a 14-8-1 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 8-13-2 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 8-15-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 14-8-1 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 9-14-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
04/23/17 CF JaCoby Jones Facial 10-day DL (4/23)
04/22/17 1B Miguel Cabrera Groin 10-day DL (4/22)
04/01/17 RF J.D. Martinez Foot 10-day DL (3/30)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 13-10 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Bauer has a 2-2 record with an earned run average of 6.26 and a WHIP of 1.35. He has 28 strikeouts over his 23 innings pitched and he's given up 24 hits. He allows 9.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.39 and they have given up 58 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen and they've struck out 75 hitters and walked 22 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 3.97. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 189 base hits and 90 earned runs. They have allowed 23 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 64 batters and struck out 230. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.24.
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As a team Cleveland is hitting .246, good for 15th in the league. The Indians hold a .410 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .303 with an on-base percentage of .379. He has 27 hits this season in 89 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .607 and an OPS+ of 162. Carlos Santana is hitting .223 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .324. He has totaled 21 hits and he has driven in 16 men in 94 at bats. His OPS+ is 86 while his slugging percentage is at .362. The Indians have 189 hits, including 40 doubles and 28 home runs. Cleveland has walked 90 times so far this season and they have struck out 183 times as a unit. They have left 163 men on base and have a team OPS of .739. They score 4.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 105 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 11-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.71, Daniel Norris has a 1-2 record and a 1.76 WHIP. He has 15 strikeouts over the 21 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 26 hits. He allows 11.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.76. The bullpen has an earned run average of 7.27 and they have given up 89 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .293 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 75 batters and walked 40 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.28. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 218 base knocks and 119 earned runs this season. They have given up 32 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 93 hitters and struck out 176 batters. They give up a walk 4.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.54 while their FIP as a staff is 4.85.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 19th in the league. The Tigers hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Ian Kinsler comes into this matchup batting .220 with an OBP of .347. He has 18 hits this year along with 8 RBI in 82 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .378 with an OPS+ of 108. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .223 this season and he has an OBP of .291. He has collected 21 hits in 94 at bats while driving in 13 runs. He has an OPS+ of 105 and a slugging percentage of .436. The Tigers as a unit have 186 base hits, including 37 doubles and 29 homers. Detroit has walked 86 times this year and they have struck out on 192 occasions. They have had 149 men left on base and have an OPS of .742. They have scored 4.83 runs per game and totaled 111 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Indians -120
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