Minnesota Twins at Cleveland Indians 8/8/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Jake Odorizzi vs. Mike Clevinger
The Minnesota Twins visit Progressive Field on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Jake Odorizzi for the Twins and Mike Clevinger for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Minnesota at +183 and Cleveland at -197. The Twins have a 54-54-3 over/under record and a 61-50-0 run line mark. The Indians are 53-58-0 against the run line and have a 57-50-4 over/under record.
Valuable Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins are 54-54-3 against the over/under
The Minnesota Twins are 61-50-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 57-50-4 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 53-58-0 against the run line
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
08/07/18 LF Robbie Grossman Hamstring 10-day DL (08/06)
07/14/18 P Aaron Slegers Shoulder 10-day DL (07/11)
06/10/18 C Jason Castro Knee is out for season
05/31/18 CF Byron Buxton Toe 10-day DL (05/30)
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
07/28/18 CF Tyler Naquin Hip 10-day DL (07/28)
07/10/18 P Josh Tomlin Hamstring 10-day DL (07/10)
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 52-59 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi has a 4-7 record with an earned run average of 4.60 and a WHIP of 1.41 this year. He has 120 strikeouts over his 115.1 innings pitched and he's given up 116 hits. He allows 9.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.51. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.70 and they have given up 427 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the bullpen and they've struck out 413 hitters and walked 136 batters. As a team, Minnesota allows 9.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.9 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.48. The Twins pitchers collectively have given up 1,005 base hits and 497 earned runs. They have allowed 137 home runs this season, ranking them 8th in the league. Minnesota as a pitching staff has walked 377 batters and struck out 984. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.9 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.38 and their FIP as a unit is 4.28.
As a team Minnesota is hitting .244, good for 18th in the league. The Twins hold a .400 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Max Kepler is hitting .239 with an on-base percentage of .332. He has 89 hits this season in 373 at bats with 43 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .429 and an OPS+ of 106. Eddie Rosario is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .334. He has totaled 131 hits and he has driven in 66 men in 447 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .494. The Twins have 926 hits, including 228 doubles and 109 home runs. Minnesota has walked 382 times so far this season and they have struck out 938 times as a unit. They have left 745 men on base and have a team OPS of .715. They score 4.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 495 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 62-49 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.48, Mike Clevinger has a 7-7 record and a 1.22 WHIP this year. He has 139 strikeouts over the 139.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 125 hits. He allows 8.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.4. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.97 and they have given up 297 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .251 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 286 batters and walked 98 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.87. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 925 base knocks and 430 earned runs this season. They have given up 139 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 270 hitters and struck out 1,013 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.87.
As a team, they are batting .259, good for 3rd in the league. The Indians hold a .445 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 4th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Jose Ramirez comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .410. He has 122 hits this year along with 83 RBI in 407 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .629 with an OPS+ of 172. Francisco Lindor is hitting .295 this season and he has an OBP of .376. He has collected 132 hits in 448 at bats while driving in 67 runs. He has an OPS+ of 146 and a slugging percentage of .560. The Indians as a unit have 993 base hits, including 217 doubles and 157 homers. Cleveland has walked 374 times this year and they have struck out on 825 occasions. They have had 766 men left on base and have an OPS of .775. They have scored 5.14 runs per game and totaled 570 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians -197 and over 9 total runs
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