Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Dallas Keuchel vs. Josh Tomlin
The Houston Astros visit Progressive Field on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Dallas Keuchel for the Astros and Josh Tomlin for the Indians.
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The opening line for this matchup has Houston at -118 and Cleveland at +108. The Astros have a 10-9-0 over/under record and a 10-9-0 run line mark. The Indians are 8-10-0 against the run line and have a 7-9-2 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 10-9-0 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 10-9-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 7-9-2 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 8-10-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
04/23/17 CF George Springer Hamstring "?" Tuesday vs. Cleveland
04/20/17 P Jandel Gustave Forearm 10-day DL (4/19)
03/31/17 P Collin McHugh Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
03/31/17 P David Paulino Elbow 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (4/2)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Astros have a 13-6 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel has a 3-0 record with an earned run average of 0.96 and a WHIP of 0.79. He has 22 strikeouts over his 28 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He allows 5.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.66 and they have given up 44 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .180 against the bullpen and they've struck out 82 hitters and walked 25 batters. As a team, Houston allows 7.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.31. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 150 base hits and 65 earned runs. They have allowed 22 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 56 batters and struck out 180. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.16 and their FIP as a unit is 3.57.
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As a team Houston is hitting .266, good for 3rd in the league. The Astros hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .340, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Jose Altuve is hitting .324 with an on-base percentage of .393. He has 24 hits this season in 74 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .459 and an OPS+ of 151. George Springer is hitting .216 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .284. He has totaled 16 hits and he has driven in 13 men in 74 at bats. His OPS+ is 133 while his slugging percentage is at .527. The Astros have 170 hits, including 24 doubles and 24 home runs. Houston has walked 67 times so far this season and they have struck out 132 times as a unit. They have left 124 men on base and have a team OPS of .759. They score 4.32 runs per contest and have scored a total of 82 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 10-8 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 11.68, Josh Tomlin has a 1-2 record and a 1.95 WHIP. He has 8 strikeouts over the 12.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 22 hits. He allows 16.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.44. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.92 and they have given up 50 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 60 batters and walked 19 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.19. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 150 base knocks and 74 earned runs this season. They have given up 16 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 52 hitters and struck out 178 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 3.02.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 8th in the league. The Indians hold a .415 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .336, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .315 with an OBP of .373. He has 23 hits this year along with 12 RBI in 73 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .616 with an OPS+ of 165. Carlos Santana is hitting .237 this season and he has an OBP of .333. He has collected 18 hits in 76 at bats while driving in 14 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .395. The Indians as a unit have 155 base hits, including 32 doubles and 22 homers. Cleveland has walked 73 times this year and they have struck out on 138 occasions. They have had 135 men left on base and have an OPS of .751. They have scored 4.83 runs per game and totaled 87 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Astros/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Astros -118
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