Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Tyson Ross vs. Mike Clevinger
The Texas Rangers head to Progressive Field on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 to take on the Cleveland Indians. The expected starting pitchers are Tyson Ross for the Rangers and Mike Clevinger for the Indians.
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The odds for this matchup have Texas at +140 and Cleveland at -150. The Rangers have a 34-40-1 over/under mark and a 45-30-0 run line record. The Indians are 30-44-0 against the run line and have a 27-43-4 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 34-40-1 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 45-30-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 27-43-4 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 30-44-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
06/26/17 P Cole Hamels Oblique 10-day DL (04/30); expected to be activated & start Monday vs. Cleveland Indians
06/25/17 3B Joey Gallo Hamstring "?" Monday vs. Cleveland Indians
06/25/17 RF Nomar Mazara Forearm "?" Monday vs. Cleveland Indians
06/24/17 P Martin Perez Thumb 10-day DL (06/24)
06/23/17 P Jeremy Jeffress Back 10-day DL (06/22)
06/20/17 P Tony Barnette Finger 10-day DL (06/15)
06/17/17 P Andrew Cashner Oblique 10-day DL (06/15)
06/01/17 P Chi Chi Gonzalez Elbow 60-day DL (03/30)
05/26/17 P A.J. Griffin Ribs 60-day DL (05/27)
04/03/17 SS Hanser Alberto Shoulder 60-day DL (03/30)
03/31/17 P Jake Diekman Intestinal 60-day DL (02/14)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
06/19/17 LF Michael Brantley Ankle 10-day DL (06/16)
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 Rangers have a 38-37 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Tyson Ross has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 9.35 and a WHIP of 1.50. He has 7 strikeouts over his 8.2 innings pitched and he's given up 9 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.41. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 250 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the bullpen and they've struck out 225 hitters and walked 100 batters. As a team, Texas allows 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.2 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 4.22. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 662 base hits and 314 earned runs. They have allowed 104 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 252 batters and struck out 532. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.2 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.37 and their FIP as a unit is 4.81.
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As a team Texas is hitting .241, good for 27th in the league. The Rangers hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 24th in baseball. They rank 28th in MLB with 8.1 hits per game. Nomar Mazara is hitting .271 with an on-base percentage of .340. He has 69 hits this season in 255 at bats with 46 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .451 and an OPS+ of 104. Elvis Andrus is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .341. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 294 at bats. His OPS+ is 102 while his slugging percentage is at .439. The Rangers have 607 hits, including 115 doubles and 108 home runs. Texas has walked 245 times so far this season and they have struck out 685 times as a unit. They have left 446 men on base and have a team OPS of .738. They score 5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 375 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 39-35 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.86, Mike Clevinger has a 3-3 record and a 1.26 WHIP. He has 46 strikeouts over the 42 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 31 hits. He allows 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.52. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.56 and they have given up 184 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .214 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 261 batters and walked 79 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.9 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.83. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 595 base knocks and 278 earned runs this season. They have given up 82 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 210 hitters and struck out 717 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 3.63.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 15th in the league. The Indians hold a .433 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 16th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Edwin Encarnacion comes into this matchup batting .261 with an OBP of .379. He has 67 hits this year along with 40 RBI in 257 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .486 with an OPS+ of 121. Francisco Lindor is hitting .251 this season and he has an OBP of .313. He has collected 73 hits in 291 at bats while driving in 33 runs. He has an OPS+ of 99 and a slugging percentage of .474. The Indians as a unit have 640 base hits, including 147 doubles and 92 homers. Cleveland has walked 270 times this year and they have struck out on 528 occasions. They have had 523 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 4.66 runs per game and totaled 345 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rangers/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians -150
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