Cleveland Indians at Baltimore Orioles 4/22/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, April 22, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Corey Kluber vs. Andrew Cashner
Oriole Park is the site of the matchup between the Cleveland Indians and the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday, April 22, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Corey Kluber for the Indians and Andrew Cashner for the Orioles.
Cleveland opens at -210 while Baltimore opens at +194. The Indians have a 5-12-0 over/under record and a 6-11-0 run line mark. The Orioles are 7-13-0 against the run line and have a 9-11-0 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 5-12-0 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 6-11-0 against the run line
Important Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 9-11-0 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 7-13-0 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
04/21/18 LF Trey Mancini Knee is downgraded to doubtful Saturday vs Cleveland Indians
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 9-8 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Corey Kluber has a 2-1 record with an earned run average of 1.52 and a WHIP of 0.74 this year. He has 33 strikeouts over his 29.2 innings pitched and he's given up 16 hits. He's allowed 4.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.74 and they have given up 38 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .204 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 2.79. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 121 base hits and 49 earned runs. They have allowed 17 home runs this season, ranking them 21st in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 41 batters and struck out 147. 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 3.63.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .207, good for 30th in the league. The Indians hold a .341 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .282, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.2 hits per game. Bradley Zimmer is hitting .265 with an on-base percentage of .294. He has 13 hits this season in 49 at bats with 3 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .367 and an OPS+ of 80. Michael Brantley is hitting .351 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .385. He has totaled 13 hits and he has driven in 6 men in 37 at bats. His OPS+ is 144 while his slugging percentage is at .514. The Indians have 122 hits, including 22 doubles and 19 home runs. Cleveland has walked 53 times so far this season and they have struck out 145 times as a unit. They have left 120 men on base and have a team OPS of .623. They score 3.35 runs per contest and have scored a total of 57 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Baltimore has a 6-14 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.00, Andrew Cashner has a 1-2 record and a 1.25 WHIP this season. He has 21 strikeouts over the 24 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 19 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.6. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.54 and they have given up 76 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .248 against the Orioles bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 73 batters and walked 38 opposing hitters. As a team, Baltimore allows 10 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 26th in the league in team earned run average at 4.9. The Orioles pitchers as a team have surrendered 199 base knocks and 98 earned runs this season. They have given up 27 home runs this year, which ranks 4th in Major League Baseball. Baltimore as a staff has walked 78 hitters and struck out 167 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.54 while their FIP as a staff is 4.74.
As a team, they are batting .222, good for 26th in the league. The Orioles hold a .369 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 23rd in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Manny Machado comes into this matchup batting .338 with an OBP of .418. He has 27 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 80 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .650 with an OPS+ of 197. Adam Jones is hitting .250 this season and he has an OBP of .261. He has collected 21 hits in 84 at bats while driving in 12 runs. He has an OPS+ of 88 and a slugging percentage of .417. The Orioles as a unit have 155 base hits, including 37 doubles and 21 homers. Baltimore has walked 68 times this year and they have struck out on 216 occasions. They have had 146 men left on base and have an OPS of .663. They have scored 3.45 runs per game and totaled 69 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Orioles MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Orioles +194
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