Tuesday, May 30, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Sonny Gray vs. Trevor Bauer
Progressive Field is the site of the matchup between the Oakland Athletics and the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday, May 30, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Sonny Gray for the Athletics and Trevor Bauer for the Indians.
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Oakland opens at +137 while Cleveland opens at -147. The Athletics have a 27-22-0 over/under record and a 25-24-0 run line mark. The Indians are 16-32-0 against the run line and have a 18-27-3 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 27-22-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 25-24-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 18-27-3 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 16-32-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
05/28/17 P Kendall Graveman Shoulder 10-day DL (05/29)
05/28/17 P Jesse Hahn Tricep 10-day DL (05/24)
05/28/17 P Ryan Dull Knee 10-day DL (05/20)
05/28/17 P Sean Doolittle Shoulder 10-day DL (04/30)
05/28/17 P Bobby Wahl Shoulder 10-day DL (05/24)
04/17/17 SS Marcus Semien Wrist 60-day DL (04/15)
04/01/17 P Chris Bassitt Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
04/01/17 CF Jake Smolinski Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
05/26/17 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Concussion 7-day DL (05/23)
05/16/17 RF Abraham Almonte Bicep 10-day DL (05/16)
05/14/17 LF Brandon Guyer Wrist 10-day DL (05/13)
05/03/17 P Corey Kluber Back 10-day DL (05/03)
04/09/17 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 22-27 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Sonny Gray has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 3.34 and a WHIP of 1.08. He has 28 strikeouts over his 29.2 innings pitched and he's given up 24 hits. He allows 7.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.69. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.71 and they have given up 157 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the bullpen and they've struck out 146 hitters and walked 64 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.37. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 397 base hits and 209 earned runs. They have allowed 46 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 160 batters and struck out 379. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.30 and their FIP as a unit is 3.92.
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As a team Oakland is hitting .236, good for 27th in the league. The Athletics hold a .424 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Jed Lowrie is hitting .300 with an on-base percentage of .371. He has 54 hits this season in 180 at bats with 16 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .483 and an OPS+ of 139. Yonder Alonso is hitting .274 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 34 hits and he has driven in 30 men in 124 at bats. His OPS+ is 178 while his slugging percentage is at .637. The Athletics have 384 hits, including 84 doubles and 71 home runs. Oakland has walked 161 times so far this season and they have struck out 434 times as a unit. They have left 313 men on base and have a team OPS of .732. They score 4.08 runs per contest and have scored a total of 200 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 25-23 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.30, Trevor Bauer has a 4-4 record and a 1.42 WHIP. He has 59 strikeouts over the 50 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 53 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.19 and they have given up 111 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .206 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 168 batters and walked 52 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.95. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 380 base knocks and 186 earned runs this season. They have given up 56 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 142 hitters and struck out 462 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.65.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 18th in the league. The Indians hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Michael Brantley comes into this matchup batting .304 with an OBP of .375. He has 48 hits this year along with 21 RBI in 158 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .456 with an OPS+ of 117. Francisco Lindor is hitting .283 this season and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 53 hits in 187 at bats while driving in 24 runs. He has an OPS+ of 130 and a slugging percentage of .545. The Indians as a unit have 397 base hits, including 88 doubles and 56 homers. Cleveland has walked 178 times this year and they have struck out on 363 occasions. They have had 338 men left on base and have an OPS of .741. They have scored 4.42 runs per game and totaled 212 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Athletics/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians -147
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