Houston Astros at Cleveland Indians 5/25/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Friday, May 25, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Dallas Keuchel vs. Corey Kluber
The Houston Astros visit Progressive Field on Friday, May 25, 2018 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Dallas Keuchel for the Astros and Corey Kluber for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Houston at -131 and Cleveland at +121. The Astros have a 16-31-3 over/under record and a 28-22-0 run line mark. The Indians are 20-27-0 against the run line and have a 24-22-1 over/under record.
Valuable Houston Astros Betting Trends
The Houston Astros are 16-31-3 against the over/under
The Houston Astros are 28-22-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 24-22-1 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 20-27-0 against the run line
Key Houston Astros Injuries
05/23/18 RF Josh Reddick Infection 10-day DL (05/23)
05/21/18 LF Derek Fisher Intestinal 10-day DL (05/20)
03/30/18 P Brady Rodgers Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P James Hoyt Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Jandel Gustave Elbow 10-day DL (03/26)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
05/24/18 LF Brandon Guyer Neck 10-day DL (05/20)
05/15/18 CF Bradley Zimmer Chest 10-day DL (05/12)
05/13/18 CF Tyler Naquin Hamstring 10-day DL (05/12)
05/04/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day DL (03/26)
05/03/18 P Nick Goody Elbow 10-day DL (05/03)
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 Ryan Merritt Knee 60-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Astros have a 32-18 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel has a 3-6 record with an earned run average of 3.43 and a WHIP of 1.14 this year. He has 48 strikeouts over his 63 innings pitched and he's given up 55 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.76 and they have given up 103 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .218 against the bullpen and they've struck out 139 hitters and walked 32 batters. As a team, Houston allows 6.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 10.4 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 2.39. The Astros pitchers collectively have given up 313 base hits and 119 earned runs. They have allowed 39 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Houston as a pitching staff has walked 122 batters and struck out 517. They have walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 10.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 0.97 and their FIP as a unit is 2.83.
As a team Houston is hitting .256, good for 7th in the league. The Astros hold a .411 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 7th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Jose Altuve is hitting .313 with an on-base percentage of .365. He has 63 hits this season in 201 at bats with 22 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .413 and an OPS+ of 122. Carlos Correa is hitting .273 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .363. He has totaled 47 hits and he has driven in 32 men in 172 at bats. His OPS+ is 138 while his slugging percentage is at .483. The Astros have 428 hits, including 95 doubles and 53 home runs. Houston has walked 175 times so far this season and they have struck out 408 times as a unit. They have left 344 men on base and have a team OPS of .740. They score 4.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 236 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 24-23 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.36, Corey Kluber has a 7-2 record and a 0.84 WHIP this year. He has 71 strikeouts over the 72.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 51 hits. He allows 6.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.51 and they have given up 123 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .255 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 122 batters and walked 46 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 385 base knocks and 185 earned runs this season. They have given up 64 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 120 hitters and struck out 407 batters. They give up a walk 2.5 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 4.11.
As a team, they are batting .247, good for 14th in the league. The Indians hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.6 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .306 with an OBP of .380. He has 60 hits this year along with 27 RBI in 196 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .571 with an OPS+ of 148. Jose Ramirez is hitting .296 this season and he has an OBP of .391. He has collected 53 hits in 179 at bats while driving in 34 runs. He has an OPS+ of 161 and a slugging percentage of .609. The Indians as a unit have 406 base hits, including 87 doubles and 68 homers. Cleveland has walked 156 times this year and they have struck out on 400 occasions. They have had 326 men left on base and have an OPS of .748. They have scored 4.79 runs per game and totaled 225 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians +121 and over 8 total runs
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