Thursday, June 15, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Rich Hill vs. Josh Tomlin
Progressive Field is the site of the matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Cleveland Indians on Thursday, June 15, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Rich Hill for the Dodgers and Josh Tomlin for the Indians.
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Los Angeles opens at -114 while Cleveland opens at +104. The Dodgers have a 28-37-3 over/under record and a 30-38-0 run line mark. The Indians are 22-39-0 against the run line and have a 23-35-3 over/under record.
Valuable Los Angeles Dodgers Betting Trends
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 28-37-3 against the over/under
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 30-38-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 23-35-3 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 22-39-0 against the run line
Key Los Angeles Dodgers Injuries
06/13/17 1B Adrian Gonzalez Back 10-day DL (06/12)
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)
05/09/17 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 40-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Rich Hill has a 3-2 record with an earned run average of 3.77 and a WHIP of 1.45. He has 31 strikeouts over his 31 innings pitched and he's given up 24 hits. He allows 7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.78 and they have given up 172 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .210 against the bullpen and they've struck out 258 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 3.24. The Dodgers pitchers collectively have given up 487 base hits and 210 earned runs. They have allowed 67 home runs this season, ranking them 29th in the league. Los Angeles as a pitching staff has walked 177 batters and struck out 621. 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 3.46.
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As a team Los Angeles is hitting .250, good for 19th in the league. The Dodgers hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Corey Seager is hitting .281 with an on-base percentage of .388. He has 65 hits this season in 231 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .472 and an OPS+ of 130. Yasmani Grandal is hitting .268 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .322. He has totaled 52 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 194 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .438. The Dodgers have 545 hits, including 127 doubles and 76 home runs. Los Angeles has walked 249 times so far this season and they have struck out 567 times as a unit. They have left 442 men on base and have a team OPS of .751. They score 4.86 runs per contest and have scored a total of 316 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 31-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.73, Josh Tomlin has a 3-8 record and a 1.35 WHIP. He has 44 strikeouts over the 66 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 85 hits. He allows 11.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.83. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.56 and they have given up 162 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 223 batters and walked 66 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 501 base knocks and 240 earned runs this season. They have given up 69 home runs this year, which ranks 25th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 178 hitters and struck out 589 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.27 while their FIP as a staff is 3.67.
As a team, they are batting .245, good for 21st in the league. The Indians hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, 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 .254 with an OBP of .318. He has 60 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 236 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .487 with an OPS+ of 105. Michael Brantley is hitting .289 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 59 hits in 204 at bats while driving in 26 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .417. The Indians as a unit have 498 base hits, including 117 doubles and 73 homers. Cleveland has walked 212 times this year and they have struck out on 445 occasions. They have had 401 men left on base and have an OPS of .738. They have scored 4.44 runs per game and totaled 271 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Dodgers/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Indians +104
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