Cleveland Indians at Minnesota Twins 4/17/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Corey Kluber vs. Jake Odorizzi
The Cleveland Indians visit Target Field on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Corey Kluber for the Indians and Jake Odorizzi for the Twins.
The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -187 and Minnesota at +176. The Indians have a 5-9-0 over/under record and a 5-9-0 run line mark. The Twins are 9-2-0 against the run line and have a 4-7-0 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 5-9-0 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 5-9-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 4-7-0 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 9-2-0 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 Minnesota Twins Injuries
03/29/18 P Ervin Santana Finger 10-day DL (03/29)
03/28/18 SS Jorge Polanco Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 06/30 vs Chicago Cubs)
03/28/18 P Phil Hughes Oblique 10-day DL (03/29)
03/26/18 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 8-6 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Corey Kluber has a 1-1 record with an earned run average of 1.57 and a WHIP of 0.65 this year. He has 27 strikeouts over his 23 innings pitched and he's given up 11 hits. He allows 4.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.32 and they have given up 26 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .187 against the bullpen and they've struck out 37 hitters and walked 9 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 6.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.3 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.13. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 96 base hits and 44 earned runs. They have allowed 15 home runs this season, ranking them 19th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 32 batters and struck out 117. They have walked 2.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.3 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.01 and their FIP as a unit is 3.70.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .200, good for 30th in the league. The Indians hold a .326 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .281, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 6.6 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .241 with an on-base percentage of .302. He has 14 hits this season in 58 at bats with 5 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .379 and an OPS+ of 88. Bradley Zimmer is hitting .250 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .286. He has totaled 10 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 40 at bats. His OPS+ is 70 while his slugging percentage is at .325. The Indians have 92 hits, including 16 doubles and 14 home runs. Cleveland has walked 47 times so far this season and they have struck out 112 times as a unit. They have left 92 men on base and have a team OPS of .607. They score 3.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 49 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 7-4 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.20, Jake Odorizzi has a 1-0 record and a 1.35 WHIP this year. He has 13 strikeouts over the 16.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 12 hits. He allows 6.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 4.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.52 and they have given up 30 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .210 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 38 batters and walked 20 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 6.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.18. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 74 base knocks and 35 earned runs this season. They have given up 7 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 51 hitters and struck out 100 batters. They give up a walk 4.6 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 3.59.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 11th in the league. The Twins hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .322, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Joe Mauer comes into this matchup batting .412 with an OBP of .545. He has 14 hits this year along with 6 RBI in 34 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .529 with an OPS+ of 208. Brian Dozier is hitting .289 this season and he has an OBP of .385. He has collected 13 hits in 45 at bats while driving in 6 runs. He has an OPS+ of 175 and a slugging percentage of .600. The Twins as a unit have 90 base hits, including 25 doubles and 14 homers. Minnesota has walked 46 times this year and they have struck out on 107 occasions. They have had 81 men left on base and have an OPS of .745. They have scored 4.64 runs per game and totaled 51 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins +176 and over 7 total runs
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