New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians 10/6/2017 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, October 6, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: CC Sabathia vs. Corey Kluber
Progressive Field is the site of the matchup between the New York Yankees and the Cleveland Indians on Friday, October 6, 2017 in Game 2 of the ALDS. The probable starting pitchers are CC Sabathia for the Yankees and Corey Kluber for the Indians.
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New York opens at +210 while Cleveland opens at -256. The Yankees have a 84-76-3 over/under record and a 89-74-0 run line mark. The Indians are 83-79-0 against the run line and have a 61-91-10 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 84-76-3 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 89-74-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 61-91-10 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 83-79-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
09/17/17 P Caleb Smith Virus 10-day DL (09/14)
08/15/17 P Luis Cessa Ribs 60-day DL (08/15)
07/16/17 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (07/11)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
10/01/17 LF Brandon Guyer Wrist out indefinitely
10/01/17 P Dylan Baker Shoulder 60-day DL (09/01)
09/11/17 CF Bradley Zimmer Hand out indefinitely
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 Yankees have a 91-71 overall record this season. Starting pitcher CC Sabathia has a 14-5 record with an earned run average of 3.69 and a WHIP of 1.27. He has 120 strikeouts over his 148.2 innings pitched and he's given up 139 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.49. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.34 and they have given up 402 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .201 against the bullpen and they've struck out 653 hitters and walked 225 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.72. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 1,248 base hits and 599 earned runs. They have allowed 192 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 504 batters and struck out 1,560. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 3.88.
As a team New York is hitting .262, good for 7th in the league. The Yankees hold a .447 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 2nd in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Aaron Judge is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .422. He has 154 hits this season in 542 at bats with 114 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .627 and an OPS+ of 171. Brett Gardner is hitting .264 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .350. He has totaled 157 hits and he has driven in 63 men in 594 at bats. His OPS+ is 104 while his slugging percentage is at .428. The Yankees have 1,463 hits, including 266 doubles and 241 home runs. New York has walked 616 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,386 times as a unit. They have left 1,184 men on base and have a team OPS of .785. They score 5.3 runs per contest and have scored a total of 858 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 102-60 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.25, Corey Kluber has a 18-4 record and a 0.87 WHIP. He has 265 strikeouts over the 203.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 141 hits. He allows 6.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.89 and they have given up 409 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .223 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 548 batters and walked 149 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.1 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3.3. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,267 base knocks and 529 earned runs this season. They have given up 163 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 406 hitters and struck out 1,614 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 10.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.16 while their FIP as a staff is 3.33.
As a team, they are batting .263, good for 5th in the league. The Indians hold a .449 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .339, which is good for 3rd in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Jose Ramirez comes into this matchup batting .318 with an OBP of .374. He has 186 hits this year along with 83 RBI in 585 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .583 with an OPS+ of 145. Francisco Lindor is hitting .273 this season and he has an OBP of .337. He has collected 178 hits in 651 at bats while driving in 89 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .505. The Indians as a unit have 1,449 base hits, including 333 doubles and 212 homers. Cleveland has walked 604 times this year and they have struck out on 1,153 occasions. They have had 1,158 men left on base and have an OPS of .788. They have scored 5.05 runs per game and totaled 818 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Indians -256
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