Wednesday, June 14, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Brandon McCarthy vs. Corey Kluber
The Los Angeles Dodgers head to Progressive Field on Wednesday, June 14, 2017 to take on the Cleveland Indians. The expected starting pitchers are Brandon McCarthy for the Dodgers and Corey Kluber for the Indians.
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The odds for this matchup have Los Angeles at +145 and Cleveland at -155. The Dodgers have a 28-36-3 over/under mark and a 29-38-0 run line record. The Indians are 22-38-0 against the run line and have a 22-35-3 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 28-36-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 29-38-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 22-35-3 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 22-38-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
06/11/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back left last game, "?" Tuesday vs. Cleveland
06/09/17 P Sergio Romo Ankle 10-day DL (06/09)
06/05/17 P Adam Liberatore Forearm 10-day DL (05/31)
05/27/17 P Scott Kazmir Hip 60-day DL (03/30)
05/27/17 CF Andrew Toles ACL 60-day DL (05/10)
05/26/17 CF Joc Pederson Concussion 7-day DL (05/24)
05/09/17 RF Andre Ethier Back 60-day DL (03/30)
04/19/17 1B Rob Segedin Toe 60-day DL (04/19)
03/31/17 P Yimi Garcia Elbow 60-day DL (02/15)
03/31/17 P Brock Stewart Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
06/06/17 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 10-day DL (06/04)
05/16/17 RF Abraham Almonte Bicep 10-day DL (05/16)
05/14/17 LF Brandon Guyer Wrist 10-day DL (05/13)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Dodgers have a 39-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 3.28 and a WHIP of 1.11. He has 51 strikeouts over his 57.2 innings pitched and he's given up 49 hits. He allows 7.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.68 and they have given up 170 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .210 against the bullpen and they've struck out 255 hitters and walked 64 batters. As a team, Los Angeles allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.21. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 479 base hits and 205 earned runs. They have allowed 65 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 175 batters and struck out 614. They have walked 2.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.14 and their FIP as a unit is 3.43.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .249, good for 19th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Corey Seager is hitting .279 with an on-base percentage of .388. He has 63 hits this season in 226 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .473 and an OPS+ of 131. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .270 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .325. He has totaled 51 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 189 at bats. His OPS+ is 104 while his slugging percentage is at .444. The Dodgers have 533 hits, including 126 doubles and 73 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 243 times so far this season and they have struck out 557 times as a unit. They have left 432 men on base and have a team OPS of .747. They score 4.83 runs per contest and have scored a total of 309 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 31-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.38, Corey Kluber has a 5-2 record and a 1.28 WHIP. He has 59 strikeouts over the 49.1 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 47 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.54. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.36 and they have given up 156 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .220 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 218 batters and walked 63 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.97. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 489 base knocks and 233 earned runs this season. They have given up 66 home runs this year, which ranks 27th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 172 hitters and struck out 579 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 3.61.
As a team, they are batting .246, good for 21st in the league. The Indians hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .259 with an OBP of .323. He has 60 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 232 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .496 with an OPS+ of 108. Michael Brantley is hitting .289 this season and he has an OBP of .350. He has collected 58 hits in 201 at bats while driving in 25 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .418. The Indians as a unit have 490 base hits, including 114 doubles and 71 homers. Cleveland has walked 210 times this year and they have struck out on 438 occasions. They have had 396 men left on base and have an OPS of .738. They have scored 4.43 runs per game and totaled 266 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians -155
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