Wednesday, May 10, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Danny Salazar vs. Francisco Liriano
The Cleveland Indians head to Rogers Centre on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 to take on the Toronto Blue Jays. The expected starting pitchers are Danny Salazar for the Indians and Francisco Liriano for the Blue Jays.
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The odds for this matchup have Cleveland at -140 and Toronto at +130. The Indians have a 9-20-2 over/under mark and a 10-21-0 run line record. The Blue Jays are 15-17-0 against the run line and have a 14-16-2 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 9-20-2 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 10-21-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 14-16-2 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 15-17-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
05/09/17 LF Michael Brantley Ankle is downgraded to doubtful Tuesday vs. Toronto Blue Jays
05/03/17 P Corey Kluber Back 10-day DL (5/3)
05/03/17 CF Austin Jackson Toe 10-day DL (5/2)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
Key Toronto Blue Jays Injuries
05/09/17 C Russell Martin Shoulder 10-day DL (5/8)
05/01/17 P Aaron Sanchez Finger 10-day DL (5/1)
04/25/17 SS Troy Tulowitzki Hamstring 10-day DL (4/23)
04/18/17 P J.A. Happ Elbow 10-day DL (4/18)
04/14/17 3B Josh Donaldson Calf 10-day DL (4/13)
04/09/17 P Bo Schultz Elbow 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 CF Dalton Pompey Concussion 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/17 P Glenn Sparkman Thumb 60-day DL (3/30)
04/03/16 P Mike Bolsinger Oblique 15-day DL (3/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 17-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Danny Salazar has a 2-3 record with an earned run average of 4.28 and a WHIP of 1.49. He has 49 strikeouts over his 33.2 innings pitched and he's given up 34 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.79 and they have given up 67 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the bullpen and they've struck out 112 hitters and walked 35 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.84. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 243 base hits and 116 earned runs. They have allowed 28 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 94 batters and struck out 303. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 3.23.
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As a team Cleveland is hitting .243, good for 18th in the league. The Indians hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .350. He has 35 hits this season in 122 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .574 and an OPS+ of 142. Carlos Santana is hitting .242 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .331. He has totaled 31 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 128 at bats. His OPS+ is 94 while his slugging percentage is at .398. The Indians have 251 hits, including 53 doubles and 33 home runs. Cleveland has walked 116 times so far this season and they have struck out 241 times as a unit. They have left 219 men on base and have a team OPS of .721. They score 4.19 runs per contest and have scored a total of 130 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 12-20 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.44, Francisco Liriano has a 2-2 record and a 1.75 WHIP. He has 30 strikeouts over the 26.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 26 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.33 and they have given up 101 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 124 batters and walked 52 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.21. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 282 base knocks and 136 earned runs this season. They have given up 40 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 115 hitters and struck out 279 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.15.
As a team, they are batting .230, good for 25th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .371 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 24th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .305 with an OBP of .355. He has 40 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 131 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .489 with an OPS+ of 131. Kendrys Morales is hitting .248 this season and he has an OBP of .299. He has collected 31 hits in 125 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 101 and a slugging percentage of .440. The Blue Jays as a unit have 252 base hits, including 47 doubles and 34 homers. Toronto has walked 98 times this year and they have struck out on 279 occasions. They have had 203 men left on base and have an OPS of .667. They have scored 3.81 runs per game and totaled 122 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Indians -140
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