Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians 4/11/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jordan Zimmermann vs. Carlos Carrasco
Progressive Field is the site of the matchup between the Detroit Tigers and the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Jordan Zimmermann for the Tigers and Carlos Carrasco for the Indians.
Detroit opens at -147 while Cleveland opens at +125. The Tigers have a 3-6-0 over/under record and a 4-5-0 run line mark. The Indians are 3-7-0 against the run line and have a 3-7-0 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 3-6-0 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 4-5-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 3-7-0 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 3-7-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
No key injuries to report
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 4-5 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has a 0-0 record with an earned run average of 8.71 and a WHIP of 1.65 this year. He has 11 strikeouts over his 10.1 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He's allowed 13.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 1.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.74 and they have given up 25 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .203 against the bullpen and they've struck out 31 hitters and walked 14 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 7.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.39. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 69 base hits and 32 earned runs. They have allowed 5 home runs this season, ranking them 27th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 28 batters and struck out 66. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.14 and their FIP as a unit is 3.34.
As a team Detroit is hitting .216, good for 27th in the league. The Tigers hold a .314 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .306, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.6 hits per game. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .242 with an on-base percentage of .316. He has 8 hits this season in 33 at bats with 9 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .424 and an OPS+ of 108. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .324 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .390. He has totaled 12 hits and he has driven in 3 men in 37 at bats. His OPS+ is 148 while his slugging percentage is at .486. The Tigers have 68 hits, including 19 doubles and 2 home runs. Detroit has walked 37 times so far this season and they have struck out 75 times as a unit. They have left 67 men on base and have a team OPS of .620. They score 4.22 runs per contest and have scored a total of 38 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 5-5 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.40, Carlos Carrasco has a 2-0 record and a 1.11 WHIP this season. He has 8 strikeouts over the 11.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 12 hits. He allows 9.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.00 and they have given up 18 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .189 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 28 batters and walked 8 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.19. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 71 base knocks and 32 earned runs this season. They have given up 13 home runs this year, which ranks 6th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 23 hitters and struck out 87 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.04 while their FIP as a staff is 3.91.
As a team, they are batting .158, good for 30th in the league. The Indians hold a .276 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .255, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 5.1 hits per contest. Yonder Alonso comes into this matchup batting .182 with an OBP of .270. He has 6 hits this year along with 5 RBI in 33 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .394 with an OPS+ of 89. Edwin Encarnacion is hitting .171 this season and he has an OBP of .275. He has collected 6 hits in 35 at bats while driving in 4 runs. He has an OPS+ of 100 and a slugging percentage of .429. The Indians as a unit have 51 base hits, including 8 doubles and 10 homers. Cleveland has walked 39 times this year and they have struck out on 84 occasions. They have had 63 men left on base and have an OPS of .532. They have scored 2.9 runs per game and totaled 29 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Indians +125
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