Sunday, June 18, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Bauer vs. Kyle Gibson
The Cleveland Indians visit Target Field on Sunday, June 18, 2017 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Trevor Bauer for the Indians and Kyle Gibson for the Twins.
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The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -131 and Minnesota at +121. The Indians have a 25-36-3 over/under record and a 24-40-0 run line mark. The Twins are 34-30-0 against the run line and have a 29-30-5 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 25-36-3 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 24-40-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 29-30-5 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 34-30-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
06/16/17 LF Michael Brantley Paternity List out indefinitely
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 33-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Bauer has a 5-5 record with an earned run average of 5.85 and a WHIP of 1.49. He has 81 strikeouts over his 67.2 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He allows 9.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.67 and they have given up 169 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 229 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 7th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 523 base hits and 252 earned runs. They have allowed 73 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 189 batters and struck out 619. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 3.73.
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As a team Cleveland is hitting .249, good for 19th in the league. The Indians hold a .425 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .258 with an on-base percentage of .324. He has 64 hits this season in 248 at bats with 27 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .488 and an OPS+ of 106. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .255 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .368. He has totaled 56 hits and he has driven in 31 men in 220 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .473. The Indians have 531 hits, including 126 doubles and 78 home runs. Cleveland has walked 223 times so far this season and they have struck out 464 times as a unit. They have left 421 men on base and have a team OPS of .748. They score 4.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 295 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 34-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.79, Kyle Gibson has a 4-4 record and a 1.84 WHIP. He has 39 strikeouts over the 54.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 74 hits. He allows 12.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.29 and they have given up 237 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .267 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 180 batters and walked 83 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.91. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 580 base knocks and 314 earned runs this season. They have given up 94 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 220 hitters and struck out 450 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 .256, good for 12th in the league. The Twins hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Joe Mauer comes into this matchup batting .276 with an OBP of .346. He has 59 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 214 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .393 with an OPS+ of 98. Miguel Sano is hitting .298 this season and he has an OBP of .398. He has collected 64 hits in 215 at bats while driving in 48 runs. He has an OPS+ of 159 and a slugging percentage of .586. The Twins as a unit have 566 base hits, including 113 doubles and 83 homers. Minnesota has walked 250 times this year and they have struck out on 529 occasions. They have had 470 men left on base and have an OPS of .760. They have scored 4.77 runs per game and totaled 305 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins +121 and over 3 total runs
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