Cleveland Indians at Oakland Athletics 6/29/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Friday, June 29, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Bauer vs. Paul Blackburn
The Cleveland Indians visit Oakland Coliseum on Friday, June 29, 2018 to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are Trevor Bauer for the Indians and Paul Blackburn for the Athletics.
The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -157 and Oakland at +147. The Indians have a 41-36-2 over/under record and a 38-41-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 37-44-0 against the run line and have a 41-35-5 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 41-36-2 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 38-41-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 41-35-5 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 37-44-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
06/20/18 P Evan Marshall Elbow 10-day DL (06/20)
06/17/18 P Carlos Carrasco Elbow 10-day DL (06/17)
06/17/18 P Tyler Olson Side 10-day DL (06/17)
05/26/18 P Andrew Miller Knee 10-day DL (05/26)
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)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
06/26/18 P Daniel Mengden Foot 10-day DL (06/24)
06/17/18 3B Matt Chapman Hand 10-day DL (06/15)
06/15/18 P Trevor Cahill Achilles 10-day DL (06/11)
06/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 60-day DL (04/07)
06/06/18 P Daniel Gossett Elbow 10-day DL (06/04)
05/21/18 P Brett Anderson Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
05/17/18 P Andrew Triggs Forearm 10-day DL (05/18)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 44-35 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Bauer has a 7-5 record with an earned run average of 2.44 and a WHIP of 1.09 this season. He has 140 strikeouts over his 107 innings pitched and he's given up 82 hits. He's allowed 6.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.12 and they have given up 209 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the bullpen and they've struck out 211 hitters and walked 69 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.9. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 648 base hits and 310 earned runs. They have allowed 100 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 190 batters and struck out 722. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.17 and their FIP as a unit is 3.82.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .254, good for 7th in the league. The Indians hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .364. He has 93 hits this season in 323 at bats with 44 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .539 and an OPS+ of 137. Jose Ramirez is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .395. He has totaled 86 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 296 at bats. His OPS+ is 161 while his slugging percentage is at .598. The Indians have 697 hits, including 153 doubles and 112 home runs. Cleveland has walked 262 times so far this season and they have struck out 645 times as a unit. They have left 550 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 4.95 runs per contest and have scored a total of 391 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 43-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 8.83, Paul Blackburn has a 1-2 record and a 1.56 WHIP. He has 11 strikeouts over the 17.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 23 hits. He's allowing 11.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.45 and they have given up 264 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .237 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 279 batters and walked 111 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 17th in the league in team earned run average at 4.08. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 687 base knocks and 332 earned runs this season. They have given up 101 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 233 hitters and struck out 605 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.26 while their FIP as a staff is 4.31.
As a team, they are batting .243, good for 16th in the league. The Athletics hold a .420 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Marcus Semien comes into this matchup batting .245 with an OBP of .300. He has 80 hits this year along with 30 RBI in 327 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .364 with an OPS+ of 87. Jed Lowrie is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 92 hits in 316 at bats while driving in 54 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .494. The Athletics as a unit have 678 base hits, including 148 doubles and 108 homers. Oakland has walked 259 times this year and they have struck out on 706 occasions. They have had 540 men left on base and have an OPS of .733. They have scored 4.62 runs per game and totaled 374 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Indians -157
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