Sunday, July 2, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Clevinger vs. Justin Verlander
The Cleveland Indians head to Comerica Park on Sunday, July 2, 2017 to take on the Detroit Tigers. The expected starting pitchers are Mike Clevinger for the Indians and Justin Verlander for the Tigers.
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The odds for this matchup have Cleveland at +112 and Detroit at -122. The Indians have a 28-46-4 over/under mark and a 33-45-0 run line record. The Tigers are 38-40-0 against the run line and have a 42-32-4 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 28-46-4 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 33-45-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 42-32-4 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 38-40-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
06/27/17 CF Austin Jackson Quad 10-day DL (06/27)
06/06/17 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 10-day DL (06/04)
05/16/17 RF Abraham Almonte Bicep 10-day DL (05/16)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
06/30/17 RF J.D. Martinez Foot is upgraded to expected to be in the starting lineup Friday vs. Cleveland Indians
06/23/17 RF Alex Presley Concussion 7-day DL (06/23)
05/12/17 RF Jim Adduci Oblique 10-day DL (05/11)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 42-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Clevinger has a 3-3 record with an earned run average of 3.56 and a WHIP of 1.19. He has 55 strikeouts over his 48 innings pitched and he's given up 33 hits. He allows 6.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.37. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.57 and they have given up 192 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .212 against the bullpen and they've struck out 284 hitters and walked 82 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.83. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 618 base hits and 293 earned runs. They have allowed 91 home runs this season, ranking them 23rd in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 220 batters and struck out 771. They have walked 2.9 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 3.67.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .259, good for 12th in the league. The Indians hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .376. He has 72 hits this season in 274 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .482 and an OPS+ of 120. Francisco Lindor is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .316. He has totaled 78 hits and he has driven in 38 men in 308 at bats. His OPS+ is 99 while his slugging percentage is at .468. The Indians have 682 hits, including 160 doubles and 92 home runs. Cleveland has walked 287 times so far this season and they have struck out 551 times as a unit. They have left 553 men on base and have a team OPS of .766. They score 4.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 371 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 35-43 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.47, Justin Verlander has a 5-4 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 92 strikeouts over the 94.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 93 hits. He allows 8.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.30 and they have given up 241 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 216 batters and walked 102 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.83. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 722 base knocks and 367 earned runs this season. They have given up 99 home runs this year, which ranks 14th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 264 hitters and struck out 591 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.44 while their FIP as a staff is 4.56.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 17th in the league. The Tigers hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Justin Upton comes into this matchup batting .267 with an OBP of .351. He has 72 hits this year along with 52 RBI in 270 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 126. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .269 this season and he has an OBP of .362. He has collected 65 hits in 242 at bats while driving in 38 runs. He has an OPS+ of 119 and a slugging percentage of .455. The Tigers as a unit have 673 base hits, including 142 doubles and 98 homers. Detroit has walked 273 times this year and they have struck out on 655 occasions. They have had 530 men left on base and have an OPS of .757. They have scored 4.76 runs per game and totaled 371 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians +112
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