Tuesday, July 18, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Clevinger vs. Ty Blach
AT&T Park is the site of the matchup between the Cleveland Indians and the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Mike Clevinger for the Indians and Ty Blach for the Giants.
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Cleveland opens at -139 while San Francisco opens at +129. The Indians have a 33-51-6 over/under record and a 38-52-0 run line mark. The Giants are 37-56-0 against the run line and have a 43-43-7 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 33-51-6 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 38-52-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 43-43-7 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 37-56-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
07/14/17 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 10-day DL (07/14)
07/09/17 2B Jason Kipnis Hamstring 10-day DL (07/09)
06/27/17 CF Austin Jackson Quad 10-day DL (06/26)
06/06/17 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 10-day DL (06/04)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
Key San Francisco Giants Injuries
07/16/17 1B Brandon Belt Wrist "?" Monday vs. Cleveland Indians
07/15/17 P Johnny Cueto Blister 10-day DL (07/15)
07/09/17 RF Austin Slater Groin 10-day DL (07/08)
07/08/17 3B Ryder Jones Wrist 10-day DL (07/07)
07/02/17 3B Christian Arroyo Finger 60-day DL (07/02)
06/29/17 P Mark Melancon Arm 10-day DL (06/28)
06/23/17 RF Jarrett Parker Collarbone 60-day DL (04/16)
06/09/17 LF Michael Morse Concussion 10-day DL (06/08)
04/03/17 P Will Smith Elbow 60-day DL (04/01)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 47-43 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Clevinger has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 3.00 and a WHIP of 1.15. He has 66 strikeouts over his 60 innings pitched and he's given up 38 hits. He allows 5.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.91 and they have given up 229 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the bullpen and they've struck out 315 hitters and walked 93 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.86. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 715 base hits and 340 earned runs. They have allowed 102 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 253 batters and struck out 889. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.62.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .259, good for 9th in the league. The Indians hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .368. He has 82 hits this season in 319 at bats with 50 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .476 and an OPS+ of 117. Francisco Lindor is hitting .258 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .315. He has totaled 93 hits and he has driven in 43 men in 361 at bats. His OPS+ is 98 while his slugging percentage is at .463. The Indians have 791 hits, including 191 doubles and 105 home runs. Cleveland has walked 330 times so far this season and they have struck out 642 times as a unit. They have left 642 men on base and have a team OPS of .770. They score 4.74 runs per contest and have scored a total of 427 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 35-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.60, Ty Blach has a 6-5 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 43 strikeouts over the 92 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 102 hits. He allows 10 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 282 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 264 batters and walked 119 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 4.71. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 909 base knocks and 439 earned runs this season. They have given up 106 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 280 hitters and struck out 712 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.42 while their FIP as a staff is 4.19.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 22nd in the league. The Giants hold a .376 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .304, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Eduardo Nunez comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .323. He has 79 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 266 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .414 with an OPS+ of 95. Buster Posey is hitting .328 this season and he has an OBP of .408. He has collected 94 hits in 287 at bats while driving in 37 runs. He has an OPS+ of 143 and a slugging percentage of .509. The Giants as a unit have 783 base hits, including 158 doubles and 77 homers. San Francisco has walked 268 times this year and they have struck out on 689 occasions. They have had 635 men left on base and have an OPS of .680. They have scored 3.9 runs per game and totaled 363 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Giants +129
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