Minnesota Twins at Cleveland Indians 8/28/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Kyle Gibson vs. Carlos Carrasco
The Minnesota Twins visit Progressive Field on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Kyle Gibson for the Twins and Carlos Carrasco for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at +207 and Cleveland at -225. The Twins have a 62-65-3 over/under record and a 68-62-0 run line mark. The Indians are 61-69-0 against the run line and have a 64-60-6 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 62-65-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 68-62-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 64-60-6 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 61-69-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
08/19/18 P Ervin Santana Finger 10-day DL (08/19)
08/12/18 1B Logan Morrison Hip 7-day DL (08/11)
08/11/18 P Adalberto Mejia Wrist 10-day DL (08/10)
08/08/18 P Matt Belisle Knee 10-day DL (08/08)
07/14/18 P Aaron Slegers Shoulder 10-day DL (07/11)
06/10/18 C Jason Castro Knee is out for season
03/26/18 P Michael Pineda Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Trevor May Elbow 60-day DL (03/26)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
08/23/18 P Neil Ramirez Back 10-day DL (08/23)
08/23/18 CF Rajai Davis Undisclosed 10-day DL (08/20)
08/14/18 P Trevor Bauer Ankle 10-day DL (08/12)
08/09/18 CF Leonys Martin Illness 10-day DL (08/09)
07/28/18 CF Tyler Naquin Hip 10-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 Twins have a 61-69 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Kyle Gibson has a 7-10 record with an earned run average of 3.63 and a WHIP of 1.29 this year. He has 149 strikeouts over his 158.2 innings pitched and he's given up 140 hits. He allows 7.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.06. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.50 and they have given up 488 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the bullpen and they've struck out 480 hitters and walked 164 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 20th in the league in team earned run average at 4.49. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 1,171 base hits and 582 earned runs. They have allowed 165 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 450 batters and struck out 1,126. They have walked 3.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.39 and their FIP as a unit is 4.39.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .245, good for 17th in the league. The Twins hold a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Max Kepler is hitting .229 with an on-base percentage of .320. He has 100 hits this season in 436 at bats with 47 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .431 and an OPS+ of 101. Eddie Rosario is hitting .289 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .327. He has totaled 149 hits and he has driven in 73 men in 516 at bats. His OPS+ is 115 while his slugging percentage is at .483. The Twins have 1,086 hits, including 252 doubles and 137 home runs. Minnesota has walked 427 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,087 times as a unit. They have left 862 men on base and have a team OPS of .719. They score 4.45 runs per contest and have scored a total of 578 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 74-56 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.55, Carlos Carrasco has a 15-7 record and a 1.13 WHIP this year. He has 167 strikeouts over the 147 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 137 hits. He allows 8.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.1. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.83 and they have given up 350 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .252 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 349 batters and walked 114 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.3 batters per nine innings. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.86. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,085 base knocks and 500 earned runs this season. They have given up 162 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 314 hitters and struck out 1,198 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.3 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.83.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 4th in the league. The Indians hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Jose Ramirez comes into this matchup batting .290 with an OBP of .403. He has 137 hits this year along with 91 RBI in 472 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .606 with an OPS+ of 165. Francisco Lindor is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .363. He has collected 151 hits in 528 at bats while driving in 78 runs. He has an OPS+ of 135 and a slugging percentage of .530. The Indians as a unit have 1,156 base hits, including 244 doubles and 179 homers. Cleveland has walked 436 times this year and they have struck out on 950 occasions. They have had 892 men left on base and have an OPS of .769. They have scored 5.08 runs per game and totaled 660 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians -225 and over 8.5 total runs
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