Cleveland Indians at Oakland Athletics 7/1/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 1, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Clevinger vs. Frankie Montas
The Cleveland Indians visit Oakland Coliseum on Sunday, July 1, 2018 to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are Mike Clevinger for the Indians and Frankie Montas for the Athletics.
The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -120 and Oakland at +110. The Indians have a 41-37-2 over/under record and a 38-42-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 39-44-0 against the run line and have a 41-37-5 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 41-37-2 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 38-42-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 41-37-5 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 39-44-0 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 44-36 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Clevinger has a 6-3 record with an earned run average of 3.03 and a WHIP of 1.18 this season. He has 94 strikeouts over his 104 innings pitched and he's given up 89 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.13 and they have given up 211 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .245 against the bullpen and they've struck out 212 hitters and walked 70 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 656 base hits and 313 earned runs. They have allowed 101 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 192 batters and struck out 731. 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 3.80.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .253, good for 8th in the league. The Indians hold a .435 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 .291 with an on-base percentage of .366. He has 95 hits this season in 327 at bats with 45 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .541 and an OPS+ of 139. Jose Ramirez is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .397. He has totaled 87 hits and he has driven in 52 men in 299 at bats. His OPS+ is 161 while his slugging percentage is at .595. The Indians have 703 hits, including 155 doubles and 112 home runs. Cleveland has walked 264 times so far this season and they have struck out 653 times as a unit. They have left 556 men on base and have a team OPS of .759. They score 4.9 runs per contest and have scored a total of 392 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 45-38 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.68, Frankie Montas has a 4-1 record and a 1.45 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 36.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 40 hits. He's allowing 9.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.82. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.42 and they have given up 267 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 286 batters and walked 113 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 698 base knocks and 335 earned runs this season. They have given up 102 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 237 hitters and struck out 619 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.25 while their FIP as a staff is 4.27.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 16th in the league. The Athletics hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Marcus Semien comes into this matchup batting .251 with an OBP of .305. He has 84 hits this year along with 31 RBI in 334 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .368 with an OPS+ of 89. Jed Lowrie is hitting .293 this season and he has an OBP of .349. He has collected 95 hits in 324 at bats while driving in 56 runs. He has an OPS+ of 137 and a slugging percentage of .503. The Athletics as a unit have 696 base hits, including 153 doubles and 109 homers. Oakland has walked 261 times this year and they have struck out on 720 occasions. They have had 551 men left on base and have an OPS of .732. They have scored 4.59 runs per game and totaled 381 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Indians -120
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