Cleveland Indians at Baltimore Orioles 4/20/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, April 20, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Bauer vs. Dylan Bundy
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the Cleveland Indians and the Baltimore Orioles on Friday, April 20, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Trevor Bauer for the Indians and Dylan Bundy for the Orioles.
Cleveland opens at -130 while Baltimore opens at +120. The Indians have a 5-11-0 over/under record and a 6-10-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 6-12-0 against the run line and have a 8-10-0 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 5-11-0 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 6-10-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 8-10-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 6-12-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
04/08/18 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 10-day DL (04/08)
03/26/18 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (02/25)
03/26/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 3B Giovanny Urshela Hamstring 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Ryan Merritt Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
04/14/18 2B Jonathan Schoop Side 10-day DL (04/14)
04/07/18 LF Colby Rasmus Hip 10-day DL (04/07)
03/29/18 P Gabriel Ynoa Shin 10-day DL (03/26)
03/29/18 DH Mark Trumbo Quad 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Zach Britton Achilles 60-day DL (02/15)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 9-7 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Bauer has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 2.25 and a WHIP of 1.10 this year. He has 21 strikeouts over his 20 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He's allowed 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.01. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.79 and they have given up 37 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .203 against the bullpen and they've struck out 48 hitters and walked 12 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 6.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 2.75. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 115 base hits and 46 earned runs. They have allowed 16 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 38 batters and struck out 141. They have walked 2.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.02 and their FIP as a unit is 3.53.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .208, good for 30th in the league. The Indians hold a .346 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .281, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.3 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .217 with an on-base percentage of .280. He has 15 hits this season in 69 at bats with 7 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .377 and an OPS+ of 79. Bradley Zimmer is hitting .277 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .306. He has totaled 13 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 47 at bats. His OPS+ is 88 while his slugging percentage is at .383. The Indians have 116 hits, including 20 doubles and 19 home runs. Cleveland has walked 50 times so far this season and they have struck out 133 times as a unit. They have left 111 men on base and have a team OPS of .627. They score 3.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 56 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 5-13 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.40, Dylan Bundy has a 0-2 record and a 1.09 WHIP this season. He has 31 strikeouts over the 25.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 21 hits. He allows 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.27 and they have given up 67 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 67 batters and walked 36 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.2 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.75. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 175 base knocks and 86 earned runs this season. They have given up 25 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 73 hitters and struck out 148 batters. They give up a walk 4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.52 while their FIP as a staff is 4.79.
As a team, they are batting .215, good for 28th in the league. The Orioles hold a .343 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .288, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.5 hits per contest. Adam Jones comes into this matchup batting .227 with an OBP of .241. He has 17 hits this year along with 10 RBI in 75 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .360 with an OPS+ of 68. Manny Machado is hitting .319 this season and he has an OBP of .402. He has collected 23 hits in 72 at bats while driving in 10 runs. He has an OPS+ of 162 and a slugging percentage of .528. The Orioles as a unit have 135 base hits, including 28 doubles and 17 homers. Baltimore has walked 62 times this year and they have struck out on 199 occasions. They have had 133 men left on base and have an OPS of .631. They have scored 3.22 runs per game and totaled 58 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles +120
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