Baltimore Orioles at Cleveland Indians 8/18/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, August 18, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Alex Cobb vs. Adam Plutko
The Baltimore Orioles visit Progressive Field on Saturday, August 18, 2018 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Alex Cobb for the Orioles and Adam Plutko for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Baltimore at +222 and Cleveland at -242. The Orioles have a 54-62-5 over/under record and a 51-70-0 run line mark. The Indians are 58-62-0 against the run line and have a 61-55-4 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 54-62-5 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 51-70-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 61-55-4 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 58-62-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
08/16/18 CF Adam Jones Bereavement List is out indefinitely
08/03/18 P Jhan Marinez Hamstring 10-day DL (08/03)
07/04/18 3B Steve Wilkerson Oblique 10-day DL (07/04)
06/27/18 CF Craig Gentry Ribs 10-day DL (06/24)
06/15/18 P Richard Bleier Shoulder 10-day DL (06/14)
06/12/18 P Pedro Araujo Elbow 10-day DL (06/11)
05/02/18 SS Luis Sardinas Back 60-day DL (04/29)
04/25/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
08/14/18 P Trevor Bauer Ankle 10-day DL (08/12)
08/12/18 DH Edwin Encarnacion Hand 10-day DL (08/11)
08/09/18 CF Leonys Martin Illness 10-day DL (08/09)
07/28/18 CF Tyler Naquin Hip 10-day DL (07/28)
07/10/18 P Josh Tomlin Hamstring 10-day DL (07/10)
07/04/18 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 60-day DL (07/03)
06/20/18 P Evan Marshall Elbow 10-day DL (06/20)
05/04/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (02/25)
03/26/18 P Ryan Merritt Knee 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P James Hoyt Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 36-85 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Alex Cobb has a 3-15 record with an earned run average of 5.31 and a WHIP of 1.49 this year. He has 85 strikeouts over his 123.2 innings pitched and he's given up 151 hits. He allows 11 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.68. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.73 and they have given up 449 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .268 against the bullpen and they've struck out 389 hitters and walked 212 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 29th in the league in team earned run average at 5.1. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 1,178 base hits and 609 earned runs. They have allowed 166 home runs this season, ranking them 3rd in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 439 batters and struck out 910. They have walked 3.7 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.50 and their FIP as a unit is 4.85.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .239, good for 26th in the league. The Orioles hold a .401 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 27th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.2 hits per game. Mark Trumbo is hitting .263 with an on-base percentage of .317. He has 84 hits this season in 319 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .461 and an OPS+ of 113. Trey Mancini is hitting .237 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .304. He has totaled 100 hits and he has driven in 39 men in 422 at bats. His OPS+ is 93 while his slugging percentage is at .396. The Orioles have 987 hits, including 192 doubles and 152 home runs. Baltimore has walked 335 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,054 times as a unit. They have left 772 men on base and have a team OPS of .702. They score 3.95 runs per contest and have scored a total of 478 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 69-51 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.75, Adam Plutko has a 4-2 record and a 1.25 WHIP this year. He has 29 strikeouts over the 41.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 41 hits. He allows 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.99. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.86 and they have given up 318 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .249 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 322 batters and walked 104 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.79. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 994 base knocks and 455 earned runs this season. They have given up 150 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 290 hitters and struck out 1,110 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.84.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 4th in the league. The Indians hold a .441 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 4th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Jose Ramirez comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .411. He has 132 hits this year along with 89 RBI in 437 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .634 with an OPS+ of 173. Francisco Lindor is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .372. He has collected 142 hits in 488 at bats while driving in 75 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .553. The Indians as a unit have 1,074 base hits, including 230 doubles and 166 homers. Cleveland has walked 407 times this year and they have struck out on 890 occasions. They have had 834 men left on base and have an OPS of .771. They have scored 5.13 runs per game and totaled 616 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians -242 and over 9.5 total runs
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