Cleveland Indians at New York Yankees 8/28/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, August 28, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Corey Kluber vs. Luis Severino
Yankee Stadium is the site of the matchup between the Cleveland Indians and the New York Yankees on Monday, August 28, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Corey Kluber for the Indians and Luis Severino for the Yankees.
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Cleveland opens at +114 while New York opens at -124. The Indians have a 47-71-10 over/under record and a 58-70-0 run line mark. The Yankees are 68-60-0 against the run line and have a 65-60-3 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 47-71-10 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 58-70-0 against the run line
Important New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 65-60-3 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 68-60-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
08/23/17 2B Jason Kipnis Hamstring 10-day DL (08/23)
08/22/17 P Andrew Miller Tendonitis 10-day DL (08/22)
08/22/17 P Danny Salazar Elbow 10-day DL (08/21)
08/18/17 RF Abraham Almonte Hamstring 10-day DL (08/18)
08/09/17 LF Michael Brantley Ankle 10-day DL (08/09)
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 New York Yankees Injuries
08/18/17 1B Garrett Cooper Tendonitis 10-day DL (08/17)
08/15/17 P Luis Cessa Back 10-day DL (08/15)
08/10/17 CF Clint Frazier Oblique 10-day DL (08/09)
08/06/17 DH Matt Holliday Back 10-day DL (08/05)
07/16/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 72-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Corey Kluber has a 12-4 record with an earned run average of 2.65 and a WHIP of 0.91. He has 208 strikeouts over his 152.2 innings pitched and he's given up 107 hits. He allows 6.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.56. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.01 and they have given up 327 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 435 hitters and walked 127 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.2 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.63. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 1,018 base hits and 458 earned runs. They have allowed 140 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 348 batters and struck out 1,283. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.49.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .257, good for 13th 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 14th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .268 with an on-base percentage of .325. He has 139 hits this season in 519 at bats with 63 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .474 and an OPS+ of 104. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .247 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .372. He has totaled 110 hits and he has driven in 75 men in 445 at bats. His OPS+ is 121 while his slugging percentage is at .488. The Indians have 1,117 hits, including 254 doubles and 158 home runs. Cleveland has walked 476 times so far this season and they have struck out 932 times as a unit. They have left 903 men on base and have a team OPS of .769. They score 4.86 runs per contest and have scored a total of 622 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 69-59 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.10, Luis Severino has a 11-5 record and a 1.10 WHIP. He has 183 strikeouts over the 156.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 131 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.44 and they have given up 335 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .209 against the Yankees bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 506 batters and walked 177 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.81. The Yankees pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,015 base knocks and 486 earned runs this season. They have given up 152 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 397 hitters and struck out 1,206 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.91.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 9th in the league. The Yankees hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .337, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 8th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Brett Gardner comes into this matchup batting .259 with an OBP of .350. He has 124 hits this year along with 53 RBI in 478 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .437 with an OPS+ of 105. Aaron Judge is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .411. He has collected 124 hits in 443 at bats while driving in 82 runs. He has an OPS+ of 156 and a slugging percentage of .580. The Yankees as a unit have 1,155 base hits, including 208 doubles and 186 homers. New York has walked 489 times this year and they have struck out on 1,135 occasions. They have had 944 men left on base and have an OPS of .777. They have scored 5.2 runs per game and totaled 666 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Yankees MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Yankees -124
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