Saturday, June 17, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Clevinger vs. Adam Wilk
The Cleveland Indians head to Target Field on Saturday, June 17, 2017 to take on the Minnesota Twins. The expected starting pitchers are Mike Clevinger for the Indians and Adam Wilk for the Twins.
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The odds for this matchup have Cleveland at -145 and Minnesota at +135. The Indians have a 25-35-3 over/under mark and a 23-40-0 run line record. The Twins are 34-29-0 against the run line and have a 29-29-5 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 25-35-3 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 23-40-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 29-29-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 34-29-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
06/16/17 LF Michael Brantley Paternity List out indefinitely
06/15/17 2B Jason Kipnis Neck "?" Friday vs. Minnesota
06/06/17 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 10-day DL (06/04)
05/16/17 RF Abraham Almonte Bicep 10-day DL (05/16)
05/14/17 LF Brandon Guyer Wrist 10-day DL (05/13)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
06/07/17 P Hector Santiago Shoulder 10-day DL (06/07)
05/28/17 P Justin Haley Shoulder 10-day DL (05/28)
05/28/17 P Ryan O'Rourke Forearm 60-day DL (03/30)
05/21/17 P Phil Hughes Bicep 10-day DL (05/22)
03/31/17 P Glen Perkins Shoulder 60-day DL (04/02)
03/11/17 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/22)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 32-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Clevinger has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 4.09 and a WHIP of 1.21. He has 38 strikeouts over his 33 innings pitched and he's given up 23 hits. He allows 6.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.35. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.70 and they have given up 169 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the bullpen and they've struck out 228 hitters and walked 71 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 519 base hits and 251 earned runs. They have allowed 72 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 186 batters and struck out 611. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.27 and their FIP as a unit is 3.72.
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As a team Cleveland is hitting .248, good for 20th in the league. The Indians hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .319. He has 63 hits this season in 245 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .486 and an OPS+ of 104. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .255 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 55 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 216 at bats. His OPS+ is 113 while his slugging percentage is at .463. The Indians have 521 hits, including 122 doubles and 77 home runs. Cleveland has walked 218 times so far this season and they have struck out 456 times as a unit. They have left 414 men on base and have a team OPS of .746. They score 4.56 runs per contest and have scored a total of 287 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 34-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.75, Adam Wilk has a 0-1 record and a 2.06 WHIP. He has 6 strikeouts over the 10.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 16 hits. He allows 13.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 9.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.39 and they have given up 236 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 175 batters and walked 82 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.86. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 570 base knocks and 306 earned runs this season. They have given up 93 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 215 hitters and struck out 442 batters. They give up a walk 3.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.39 while their FIP as a staff is 5.00.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 12th in the league. The Twins hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .335, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Joe Mauer comes into this matchup batting .281 with an OBP of .352. He has 59 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 210 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .400 with an OPS+ of 101. Miguel Sano is hitting .297 this season and he has an OBP of .397. He has collected 63 hits in 212 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 159 and a slugging percentage of .590. The Twins as a unit have 562 base hits, including 113 doubles and 82 homers. Minnesota has walked 247 times this year and they have struck out on 521 occasions. They have had 465 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 4.83 runs per game and totaled 304 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians -145
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