Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians 9/16/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, September 16, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Francisco Liriano vs. Shane Bieber
The Detroit Tigers visit Progressive Field on Sunday, September 16, 2018 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Francisco Liriano for the Tigers and Shane Bieber for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Detroit at +260 and Cleveland at -290. The Tigers have a 61-78-8 over/under record and a 76-71-0 run line mark. The Indians are 68-79-0 against the run line and have a 69-69-9 over/under record.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 61-78-8 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 76-71-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 69-69-9 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 68-79-0 against the run line
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
09/13/18 RF Niko Goodrum Quad is out indefinitely
08/31/18 SS Jose Iglesias Abdominal 60-day DL (08/30)
08/15/18 P Artie Lewicki Elbow 60-day DL (08/14)
08/09/18 1B John Hicks Groin 60-day DL (08/07)
06/14/18 1B Miguel Cabrera Biceps is out for season
05/31/18 P Ryan Carpenter Oblique 10-day DL (05/31)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
08/14/18 P Trevor Bauer Ankle 10-day DL (08/12)
08/09/18 CF Leonys Martin Illness 60-day DL (08/09)
07/28/18 CF Tyler Naquin Hip 60-day DL (07/28)
07/04/18 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 60-day DL (07/03)
06/20/18 P Evan Marshall Elbow 10-day DL (06/20)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 60-87 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Francisco Liriano has a 4-10 record with an earned run average of 4.58 and a WHIP of 1.53 this year. He has 94 strikeouts over his 118 innings pitched and he's given up 113 hits. He allows 8.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.38 and they have given up 501 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .250 against the bullpen and they've struck out 458 hitters and walked 200 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.7 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.43. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 1,264 base hits and 638 earned runs. They have allowed 193 home runs this season, ranking them 4th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 445 batters and struck out 1,102. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.32 and their FIP as a unit is 4.55.
As a team Detroit is hitting .243, good for 21st in the league. The Tigers hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 28th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Victor Martinez is hitting .249 with an on-base percentage of .297. He has 112 hits this season in 449 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .352 and an OPS+ of 77. Nick Castellanos is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .352. He has totaled 167 hits and he has driven in 81 men in 565 at bats. His OPS+ is 128 while his slugging percentage is at .492. The Tigers have 1,213 hits, including 271 doubles and 126 home runs. Detroit has walked 386 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,223 times as a unit. They have left 972 men on base and have a team OPS of .686. They score 3.92 runs per contest and have scored a total of 576 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 82-65 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.32, Shane Bieber has a 10-3 record and a 1.33 WHIP this year. He has 104 strikeouts over the 98 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 111 hits. He allows 10.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.64 and they have given up 401 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 416 batters and walked 135 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.81. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,226 base knocks and 557 earned runs this season. They have given up 184 home runs this year, which ranks 8th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 357 hitters and struck out 1,394 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.79.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 7th in the league. The Indians hold a .432 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 5th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .283 with an OBP of .356. He has 171 hits this year along with 85 RBI in 604 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .523 with an OPS+ of 133. Jose Ramirez is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .392. He has collected 148 hits in 531 at bats while driving in 99 runs. He has an OPS+ of 155 and a slugging percentage of .571. The Indians as a unit have 1,291 base hits, including 266 doubles and 198 homers. Cleveland has walked 491 times this year and they have struck out on 1,083 occasions. They have had 1,012 men left on base and have an OPS of .760. They have scored 4.99 runs per game and totaled 733 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians -290 and over 9.5 total runs
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