Cleveland Indians at Texas Rangers 7/21/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Carlos Carrasco vs. Bartolo Colon
The Cleveland Indians visit Globe Life Park on Saturday, July 21, 2018 to play the Texas Rangers. The probable starters are Carlos Carrasco for the Indians and Bartolo Colon for the Rangers.
The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -192 and Texas at +180. The Indians have a 50-41-4 over/under record and a 45-50-0 run line mark. The Rangers are 47-50-0 against the run line and have a 43-47-7 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 50-41-4 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 45-50-0 against the run line
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 43-47-7 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 47-50-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
07/20/18 DH Edwin Encarnacion Hand is upgraded to probable Friday vs Texas Rangers
07/10/18 P Josh Tomlin Hamstring 10-day DL (07/10)
07/04/18 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 10-day DL (07/03)
06/20/18 P Evan Marshall Elbow 10-day DL (06/20)
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)
03/26/18 P James Hoyt Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
07/14/18 P Alex Claudio Ankle 10-day DL (07/11)
07/05/18 P Chris Martin Groin 10-day DL (07/05)
07/04/18 P Tony Barnette Shoulder 60-day DL (07/04)
06/16/18 C Carlos Perez Ankle 10-day DL (06/16)
06/15/18 P Matt Bush Elbow 60-day DL (06/14)
06/10/18 P Doug Fister Knee 60-day DL (06/09)
05/08/18 LF Drew Robinson Hip 10-day DL (05/08)
04/02/18 P Ricardo Rodriguez Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Joe Palumbo Elbow 60-day DL (02/23)
03/26/18 P Clayton Blackburn Elbow 60-day DL (03/19)
03/26/18 P Ronald Herrera Shoulder 60-day DL (03/21)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 52-43 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco has a 11-5 record with an earned run average of 4.12 and a WHIP of 1.17 this year. He has 112 strikeouts over his 102.2 innings pitched and he's given up 97 hits. He allows 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.43. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.28 and they have given up 256 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the bullpen and they've struck out 250 hitters and walked 84 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 799 base hits and 382 earned runs. They have allowed 124 home runs this season, ranking them 5th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 228 batters and struck out 869. They have walked 2.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.92.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .255, good for 9th in the league. The Indians hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Jose Ramirez is hitting .302 with an on-base percentage of .401. He has 108 hits this season in 358 at bats with 70 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .628 and an OPS+ of . Francisco Lindor is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .367. He has totaled 113 hits and he has driven in 62 men in 388 at bats. His OPS+ is while his slugging percentage is at .562. The Indians have 841 hits, including 189 doubles and 132 home runs. Cleveland has walked 317 times so far this season and they have struck out 749 times as a unit. They have left 653 men on base and have a team OPS of .764. They score 5.13 runs per contest and have scored a total of 487 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 41-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.64, Bartolo Colon has a 5-7 record and a 1.21 WHIP this year. He has 62 strikeouts over the 106.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 112 hits. He allows 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 5.2. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.48 and they have given up 303 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 306 batters and walked 112 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine innings. They are 24th in the league in team earned run average at 4.61. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 902 base knocks and 440 earned runs this season. They have given up 121 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 274 hitters and struck out 695 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.37 while their FIP as a staff is 4.49.
As a team, they are batting .236, good for 25th in the league. The Rangers hold a .395 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .319, which is good for 12th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.9 hits per contest. Shin-Soo Choo comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .405. He has 102 hits this year along with 43 RBI in 348 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .506 with an OPS+ of . Nomar Mazara is hitting .272 this season and he has an OBP of .332. He has collected 96 hits in 353 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He has an OPS+ of and a slugging percentage of .450. The Rangers as a unit have 768 base hits, including 157 doubles and 109 homers. Texas has walked 346 times this year and they have struck out on 916 occasions. They have had 671 men left on base and have an OPS of .713. They have scored 4.37 runs per game and totaled 424 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Rangers +180 and over 10 total runs
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