Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians 6/24/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, June 24, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Matthew Boyd vs. Adam Plutko
The Detroit Tigers head to Progressive Field on Sunday, June 24, 2018 to take on the Cleveland Indians. The expected starting pitchers are Matthew Boyd for the Tigers and Adam Plutko for the Indians.
The odds for this matchup have Detroit at +187 and Cleveland at -202. The Tigers have a 32-42-2 over/under mark and a 40-36-0 run line record. The Indians are 35-39-0 against the run line and have a 39-33-2 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 32-42-2 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 40-36-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 39-33-2 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 35-39-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
06/22/18 P Francisco Liriano Hamstring 10-day DL (05/27); expected to be activated and start Saturday vs Cleveland Indians
06/20/18 P Drew VerHagen Nose 10-day DL (06/20)
06/14/18 1B Miguel Cabrera Biceps is out for season
05/31/18 P Ryan Carpenter Oblique 10-day DL (05/31)
05/30/18 P Daniel Stumpf Elbow 10-day DL (05/29)
04/30/18 P Daniel Norris Groin 60-day DL (04/30)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 36-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matthew Boyd has a 4-5 record with an earned run average of 3.63 and a WHIP of 1.15 this year. He has 64 strikeouts over his 79.1 innings pitched and he's given up 60 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.03. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 268 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the bullpen and they've struck out 248 hitters and walked 114 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.6 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.35. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 648 base hits and 327 earned runs. They have allowed 92 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 251 batters and struck out 573. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.33 and their FIP as a unit is 4.44.
As a team Detroit is hitting .250, good for 12th in the league. The Tigers hold a .397 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Jose Iglesias is hitting .274 with an on-base percentage of .319. He has 69 hits this season in 252 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .397 and an OPS+ of 93. Nick Castellanos is hitting .302 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .344. He has totaled 90 hits and he has driven in 41 men in 298 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .487. The Tigers have 656 hits, including 157 doubles and 62 home runs. Detroit has walked 206 times so far this season and they have struck out 606 times as a unit. They have left 532 men on base and have a team OPS of .708. They score 4.12 runs per contest and have scored a total of 313 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 41-33 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.04, Adam Plutko has a 3-1 record and a 1.28 WHIP this season. He has 18 strikeouts over the 25 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 24 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.78. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.36 and they have given up 197 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 194 batters and walked 67 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.1 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 3.92. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 607 base knocks and 293 earned runs this season. They have given up 96 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 182 hitters and struck out 679 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.17 while their FIP as a staff is 3.86.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 8th in the league. The Indians hold a .438 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .288 with an OBP of .367. He has 87 hits this year along with 41 RBI in 302 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .533 with an OPS+ of 137. Jose Ramirez is hitting .290 this season and he has an OBP of .398. He has collected 80 hits in 276 at bats while driving in 50 runs. He has an OPS+ of 164 and a slugging percentage of .609. The Indians as a unit have 653 base hits, including 147 doubles and 105 homers. Cleveland has walked 246 times this year and they have struck out on 607 occasions. They have had 517 men left on base and have an OPS of .762. They have scored 4.97 runs per game and totaled 368 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Tigers +187
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