Tuesday, May 9, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Carrasco vs. Mike Bolsinger
The Cleveland Indians visit Rogers Centre on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 to play the Toronto Blue Jays. The probable starters are Carlos Carrasco for the Indians and Mike Bolsinger for the Blue Jays.
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The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -145 and Toronto at +135. The Indians have a 9-19-2 over/under record and a 10-20-0 run line mark. The Blue Jays are 14-17-0 against the run line and have a 14-15-2 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 9-19-2 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 10-20-0 against the run line
Important Toronto Blue Jays Betting Trends
The Toronto Blue Jays are 14-15-2 against the over/under
The Toronto Blue Jays are 14-17-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
05/07/17 LF Michael Brantley Ankle left last game, "?" Monday 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
05/06/17 P Marcus Stroman Arm is upgraded to probable for next scheduled start
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 17-13 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 2.18 and a WHIP of 0.82. He has 39 strikeouts over his 41.1 innings pitched and he's given up 26 hits. He allows 5.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 1.83 and they have given up 67 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 against the bullpen and they've struck out 108 hitters and walked 33 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 237 base hits and 112 earned runs. They have allowed 27 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 89 batters and struck out 293. They have walked 3 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 3.21.
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As a team Cleveland is hitting .243, good for 18th in the league. The Indians hold a .401 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 .280 with an on-base percentage of .346. He has 33 hits this season in 118 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .576 and an OPS+ of 142. Carlos Santana is hitting .234 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .326. He has totaled 29 hits and he has driven in 18 men in 124 at bats. His OPS+ is 89 while his slugging percentage is at .379. The Indians have 243 hits, including 51 doubles and 33 home runs. Cleveland has walked 113 times so far this season and they have struck out 236 times as a unit. They have left 213 men on base and have a team OPS of .724. They score 4.27 runs per contest and have scored a total of 128 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Toronto has a 11-20 overall mark this year. Mike Bolsinger is expected to make his season debut for Toronto. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.29 and they have given up 99 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the Blue Jays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 120 batters and walked 51 opposing hitters. As a team, Toronto allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.8 batters per nine innings. They are 19th in the league in team earned run average at 4.28. The Blue Jays pitchers as a team have surrendered 274 base knocks and 134 earned runs this season. They have given up 40 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Toronto as a staff has walked 112 hitters and struck out 274 batters. They give up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.19.
As a team, they are batting .230, good for 25th in the league. The Blue Jays hold a .370 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .294, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Kevin Pillar comes into this matchup batting .313 with an OBP of .358. He has 40 hits this year along with 9 RBI in 128 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 136. Kendrys Morales is hitting .246 this season and he has an OBP of .292. He has collected 30 hits in 122 at bats while driving in 20 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .434. The Blue Jays as a unit have 246 base hits, including 45 doubles and 33 homers. Toronto has walked 93 times this year and they have struck out on 269 occasions. They have had 199 men left on base and have an OPS of .665. They have scored 3.81 runs per game and totaled 118 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Blue Jays MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians -145
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