Cleveland Indians at Minnesota Twins 6/1/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 1, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Carrasco vs. Jose Berrios
The Cleveland Indians head to Target Field on Friday, June 1, 2018 to take on the Minnesota Twins. The expected starting pitchers are Carlos Carrasco for the Indians and Jose Berrios for the Twins.
The odds for this matchup have Cleveland at -119 and Minnesota at +109. The Indians have a 30-22-2 over/under mark and a 25-29-0 run line record. The Twins are 29-22-0 against the run line and have a 24-26-1 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 30-22-2 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 25-29-0 against the run line
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 24-26-1 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 29-22-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
05/26/18 P Andrew Miller Knee 10-day DL (05/26)
05/24/18 LF Brandon Guyer Neck 10-day DL (05/20)
05/15/18 CF Bradley Zimmer Chest 10-day DL (05/12)
05/13/18 CF Tyler Naquin Hamstring 10-day DL (05/12)
05/04/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
05/03/18 P Nick Goody Elbow 10-day DL (05/03)
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 Ryan Merritt Knee 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
05/31/18 CF Byron Buxton Toe 10-day DL (05/30)
05/19/18 1B Joe Mauer Neck 10-day DL (05/19)
05/06/18 P Ervin Santana Finger 60-day DL (03/29)
05/05/18 C Jason Castro Knee 10-day DL (05/05); is out for season
03/28/18 SS Jorge Polanco Suspension 80-game suspension (eligible to return 06/30 vs Chicago Cubs)
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 29-25 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco has a 6-3 record with an earned run average of 3.98 and a WHIP of 1.11 this year. He has 71 strikeouts over his 72.1 innings pitched and he's given up 64 hits. He allows 8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.7. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.02 and they have given up 156 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .265 against the bullpen and they've struck out 143 hitters and walked 53 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.17. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 457 base hits and 229 earned runs. They have allowed 76 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 137 batters and struck out 479. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 4.14.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .255, good for 12th in the league. The Indians hold a .443 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.0 hits per game. Jose Ramirez is hitting .300 with an on-base percentage of .393. He has 62 hits this season in 207 at bats with 40 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .628 and an OPS+ of 165. Francisco Lindor is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .375. He has totaled 67 hits and he has driven in 30 men in 223 at bats. His OPS+ is 139 while his slugging percentage is at .538. The Indians have 485 hits, including 105 doubles and 81 home runs. Cleveland has walked 176 times so far this season and they have struck out 454 times as a unit. They have left 374 men on base and have a team OPS of .766. They score 5.04 runs per contest and have scored a total of 272 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota has a 22-29 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.67, Jose Berrios has a 5-5 record and a 0.95 WHIP this season. He has 67 strikeouts over the 68.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 52 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.44 and they have given up 196 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .262 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 191 batters and walked 68 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.26. The Twins pitchers as a team have surrendered 447 base knocks and 221 earned runs this season. They have given up 67 home runs this year, which ranks 10th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff has walked 184 hitters and struck out 467 batters. They give up a walk 3.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.35 while their FIP as a staff is 4.31.
As a team, they are batting .237, good for 22nd in the league. The Twins hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Max Kepler comes into this matchup batting .247 with an OBP of .333. He has 45 hits this year along with 23 RBI in 182 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .473 with an OPS+ of 120. Eddie Rosario is hitting .305 this season and he has an OBP of .332. He has collected 62 hits in 203 at bats while driving in 32 runs. He has an OPS+ of 132 and a slugging percentage of .522. The Twins as a unit have 417 base hits, including 111 doubles and 50 homers. Minnesota has walked 186 times this year and they have struck out on 448 occasions. They have had 355 men left on base and have an OPS of .700. They have scored 4.12 runs per game and totaled 210 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Twins MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Indians -119
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