Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Carrasco vs. Matt Cain
The Cleveland Indians visit AT&T Park on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 to play the San Francisco Giants. The probable starters are Carlos Carrasco for the Indians and Matt Cain for the Giants.
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The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -195 and San Francisco at +182. The Indians have a 33-51-7 over/under record and a 39-52-0 run line mark. The Giants are 37-57-0 against the run line and have a 43-43-8 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 33-51-7 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 39-52-0 against the run line
Important San Francisco Giants Betting Trends
The San Francisco Giants are 43-43-8 against the over/under
The San Francisco Giants are 37-57-0 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
07/17/17 1B Brandon Belt Wrist "?" Tuesday 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 48-43 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco has a 10-4 record with an earned run average of 3.65 and a WHIP of 1.09. He has 124 strikeouts over his 111 innings pitched and he's given up 92 hits. He allows 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.89 and they have given up 229 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .219 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 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.85. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 721 base hits and 343 earned runs. They have allowed 102 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 253 batters and struck out 894. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.60.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .259, good for 9th in the league. The Indians hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .333, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .255 with an on-base percentage of .366. He has 82 hits this season in 322 at bats with 50 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .472 and an OPS+ of 116. Francisco Lindor is hitting .262 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .318. He has totaled 96 hits and he has driven in 45 men in 366 at bats. His OPS+ is 100 while his slugging percentage is at .464. The Indians have 799 hits, including 193 doubles and 106 home runs. Cleveland has walked 332 times so far this season and they have struck out 648 times as a unit. They have left 649 men on base and have a team OPS of .768. They score 4.75 runs per contest and have scored a total of 432 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
San Francisco has a 35-59 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.56, Matt Cain has a 3-8 record and a 1.70 WHIP. He has 53 strikeouts over the 90.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 116 hits. He allows 11.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.23. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.13 and they have given up 284 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .256 against the Giants bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 265 batters and walked 120 opposing hitters. As a team, San Francisco allows 9.7 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 4.69. The Giants pitchers as a team have surrendered 917 base knocks and 442 earned runs this season. They have given up 107 home runs this year, which ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball. San Francisco as a staff has walked 282 hitters and struck out 718 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.41 while their FIP as a staff is 4.18.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 24th in the league. The Giants hold a .375 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Eduardo Nunez comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .318. He has 79 hits this year along with 25 RBI in 270 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .407 with an OPS+ of 92. Buster Posey is hitting .326 this season and he has an OBP of .406. He has collected 95 hits in 291 at bats while driving in 37 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .505. The Giants as a unit have 789 base hits, including 160 doubles and 77 homers. San Francisco has walked 268 times this year and they have struck out on 694 occasions. They have had 636 men left on base and have an OPS of .678. They have scored 3.89 runs per game and totaled 366 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Giants MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Indians -195
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