Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians 9/11/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Monday, September 11, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Boyd vs. Carlos Carrasco
The Detroit Tigers head to Progressive Field on Monday, September 11, 2017 to take on the Cleveland Indians. The expected starting pitchers are Matt Boyd for the Tigers and Carlos Carrasco for the Indians.
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The odds for this matchup have Detroit at +280 and Cleveland at -315. The Tigers have a 75-60-6 over/under mark and a 67-74-0 run line record. The Indians are 71-71-0 against the run line and have a 54-78-10 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 75-60-6 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 67-74-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 54-78-10 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 71-71-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
09/07/17 SS Jose Iglesias Paternity List out indefinitely
09/04/17 P Jordan Zimmermann Neck expected to miss next scheduled start
09/04/17 DH Victor Martinez Heart 60-day DL (09/03)
09/02/17 P Michael Fulmer Elbow out indefinitely
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
09/09/17 3B Jose Ramirez Wrist "?" Sunday vs. Baltimore Orioles
08/23/17 2B Jason Kipnis Hamstring 10-day DL (08/23)
08/22/17 P Andrew Miller Tendonitis 10-day DL (08/22)
08/09/17 LF Michael Brantley Ankle 10-day DL (08/09)
07/30/17 P Boone Logan Back 60-day DL (07/20)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 60-81 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Boyd has a 5-9 record with an earned run average of 5.93 and a WHIP of 1.69. He has 89 strikeouts over his 109.1 innings pitched and he's given up 139 hits. He allows 11.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.37 and they have given up 485 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .273 against the bullpen and they've struck out 402 hitters and walked 198 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.18. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 1,363 base hits and 713 earned runs. They have allowed 191 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 461 batters and struck out 1,042. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.47 and their FIP as a unit is 4.71.
As a team Detroit is hitting .260, good for 10th in the league. The Tigers hold a .429 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .309. He has 137 hits this season in 533 at bats with 85 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .463 and an OPS+ of 101. Ian Kinsler is hitting .236 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .315. He has totaled 113 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 479 at bats. His OPS+ is 87 while his slugging percentage is at .392. The Tigers have 1,261 hits, including 256 doubles and 167 home runs. Detroit has walked 455 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,148 times as a unit. They have left 972 men on base and have a team OPS of .758. They score 4.7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 663 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 86-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.53, Carlos Carrasco has a 14-6 record and a 1.07 WHIP. He has 192 strikeouts over the 173.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 146 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.29. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.86 and they have given up 360 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 474 batters and walked 135 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.44. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,109 base knocks and 482 earned runs this season. They have given up 148 home runs this year, which ranks 29th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 372 hitters and struck out 1,407 batters. They give up a walk 2.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 3.42.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 6th in the league. The Indians hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .272 with an OBP of .333. He has 156 hits this year along with 72 RBI in 573 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .490 with an OPS+ of 110. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .256 this season and he has an OBP of .379. He has collected 125 hits in 489 at bats while driving in 88 runs. He has an OPS+ of 126 and a slugging percentage of .503. The Indians as a unit have 1,277 base hits, including 294 doubles and 187 homers. Cleveland has walked 539 times this year and they have struck out on 1,032 occasions. They have had 1,022 men left on base and have an OPS of .791. They have scored 5.06 runs per game and totaled 719 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians -315
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