Cleveland Indians at New York Yankees 10/8/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, October 8, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Carrasco vs. Masahiro Tanaka
Yankee Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Cleveland Indians and the New York Yankees on Sunday, October 8, 2017 in Game 3 of the ALDS. Cleveland leads the best of 5 series 2-0. The probable starting pitchers are Carlos Carrasco for the Indians and Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees.
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Cleveland opens at -108 while New York opens at -102. The Indians have a 62-92-10 over/under record and a 84-80-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 90-75-0 against the run line and have a 85-77-3 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 62-92-10 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 84-80-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 85-77-3 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 90-75-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
10/07/17 DH Edwin Encarnacion Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Sunday vs. New York Yankees
10/01/17 LF Brandon Guyer Wrist out indefinitely
10/01/17 P Dylan Baker Shoulder 60-day DL (09/01)
09/11/17 CF Bradley Zimmer Hand out indefinitely
07/30/17 P Boone Logan Back 60-day DL (07/20)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
Key New York Yankees Injuries
09/17/17 P Caleb Smith Virus 10-day DL (09/14)
08/15/17 P Luis Cessa Ribs 60-day DL (08/15)
07/16/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 102-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco has a 18-6 record with an earned run average of 3.29 and a WHIP of 1.10. He has 226 strikeouts over his 200 innings pitched and he's given up 173 hits. He allows 7.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.89 and they have given up 409 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the bullpen and they've struck out 548 hitters and walked 149 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.3. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 1,267 base hits and 529 earned runs. They have allowed 163 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 406 batters and struck out 1,614. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.16 and their FIP as a unit is 3.33.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .263, good for 5th in the league. The Indians hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Jason Kipnis is hitting .232 with an on-base percentage of .291. He has 78 hits this season in 336 at bats with 35 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .414 and an OPS+ of 81. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .377. He has totaled 143 hits and he has driven in 107 men in 554 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .504. The Indians have 1,449 hits, including 333 doubles and 212 home runs. Cleveland has walked 604 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,153 times as a unit. They have left 1,158 men on base and have a team OPS of .788. They score 5.05 runs per contest and have scored a total of 818 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 91-71 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.74, Masahiro Tanaka has a 13-12 record and a 1.24 WHIP. He has 194 strikeouts over the 178.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 180 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.34 and they have given up 402 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 653 batters and walked 225 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,248 base knocks and 599 earned runs this season. They have given up 192 home runs this year, which ranks 19th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 504 hitters and struck out 1,560 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.88.
As a team, they are batting .262, good for 7th in the league. The Yankees hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Aaron Judge comes into this matchup batting .284 with an OBP of .422. He has 154 hits this year along with 114 RBI in 542 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .627 with an OPS+ of 171. Brett Gardner is hitting .264 this season and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 157 hits in 594 at bats while driving in 63 runs. He has an OPS+ of 104 and a slugging percentage of .428. The Yankees as a unit have 1,463 base hits, including 266 doubles and 241 homers. New York has walked 616 times this year and they have struck out on 1,386 occasions. They have had 1,184 men left on base and have an OPS of .785. They have scored 5.3 runs per game and totaled 858 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -102
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