Cleveland Indians at Minnesota Twins 8/17/2017 Free MLB Pick and Parlay
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Get todays MLB odds and lines on this game.
Probable Pitchers: Mike Clevinger vs. Jose Berrios
The Cleveland Indians visit Target Field on Thursday, August 17, 2017 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Mike Clevinger for the Indians and Jose Berrios for the Twins.
Free $60 in Member MLB Picks No Obligation Click Here
The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -129 and Minnesota at +119. The Indians have a 42-66-9 over/under record and a 52-65-0 run line mark. The Twins are 58-59-0 against the run line and have a 51-57-9 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 42-66-9 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 52-65-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 51-57-9 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 58-59-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
08/09/17 LF Michael Brantley Ankle 10-day DL (08/09)
08/02/17 P Andrew Miller Knee 10-day DL (08/02)
07/31/17 P Josh Tomlin Hamstring 10-day DL (07/31)
07/30/17 P Boone Logan Back 60-day DL (07/20)
07/14/17 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 10-day DL (07/11)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
08/08/17 P Adalberto Mejia Arm 10-day DL (08/08)
07/19/17 P Phil Hughes Illness 60-day DL (07/19)
07/06/17 P Hector Santiago Back 10-day DL (07/03)
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)
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 65-52 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Clevinger has a 6-4 record with an earned run average of 3.65 and a WHIP of 1.28. He has 90 strikeouts over his 81.1 innings pitched and he's given up 63 hits. He allows 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.95 and they have given up 297 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 393 hitters and walked 113 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.2 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.63. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 918 base hits and 419 earned runs. They have allowed 128 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 316 batters and struck out 1,176. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.19 and their FIP as a unit is 3.49.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .258, good for 12th in the league. The Indians hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .326. He has 126 hits this season in 472 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .466 and an OPS+ of 102. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .253 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .370. He has totaled 104 hits and he has driven in 71 men in 411 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .491. The Indians have 1,025 hits, including 242 doubles and 141 home runs. Cleveland has walked 439 times so far this season and they have struck out 849 times as a unit. They have left 831 men on base and have a team OPS of .770. They score 4.82 runs per contest and have scored a total of 564 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 59-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.27, Jose Berrios has a 10-5 record and a 1.20 WHIP. He has 88 strikeouts over the 99 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 89 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.17. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.59 and they have given up 431 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 349 batters and walked 134 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.76. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,107 base knocks and 551 earned runs this season. They have given up 170 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 367 hitters and struck out 829 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.87.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 18th in the league. The Twins hold a .409 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .328, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 17th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Brian Dozier comes into this matchup batting .256 with an OBP of .331. He has 116 hits this year along with 65 RBI in 454 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .469 with an OPS+ of 112. Miguel Sano is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .352. He has collected 108 hits in 404 at bats while driving in 74 runs. He has an OPS+ of 127 and a slugging percentage of .507. The Twins as a unit have 1,010 base hits, including 204 doubles and 132 homers. Minnesota has walked 432 times this year and they have struck out on 970 occasions. They have had 841 men left on base and have an OPS of .738. They have scored 4.65 runs per game and totaled 544 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins +119 and over 9.5 total runs
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Get all of Today's Free MLB Picks
Get all of Today's 100% Profit Guaranteed Expert MLB Picks