New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians 7/12/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Thursday, July 12, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Luis Severino vs. Corey Kluber
The New York Yankees head to Progressive Field on Thursday, July 12, 2018 to take on the Cleveland Indians. The expected starting pitchers are Luis Severino for the Yankees and Corey Kluber for the Indians.
The odds for this matchup have New York at +111 and Cleveland at -121. The Yankees have a 41-47-2 over/under mark and a 49-41-0 run line record. The Indians are 42-48-0 against the run line and have a 47-40-3 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 41-47-2 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 49-41-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 47-40-3 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 42-48-0 against the run line
Key New York Yankees Injuries
07/07/18 P Jonathan Loaisiga Shoulder 10-day DL (07/07)
07/04/18 2B Gleyber Torres Hip 10-day DL (07/05)
06/24/18 C Gary Sanchez Groin 10-day DL (06/24)
06/10/18 P Jordan Montgomery Elbow is out for season
05/02/18 CF Jacoby Ellsbury Oblique 60-day DL (03/26)
04/04/18 P Ben Heller Elbow 60-day DL (03/27)
04/01/18 RF Billy McKinney Shoulder 10-day DL (04/01)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
07/10/18 P Josh Tomlin Hamstring 10-day DL (07/10)
07/04/18 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 10-day DL (07/03)
06/20/18 P Evan Marshall Elbow 10-day DL (06/20)
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)
03/26/18 P James Hoyt Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 59-31 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Luis Severino has a 14-2 record with an earned run average of 2.12 and a WHIP of 0.97 this year. He has 143 strikeouts over his 123.1 innings pitched and he's given up 88 hits. He allows 6.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.48. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.74 and they have given up 235 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .198 against the bullpen and they've struck out 413 hitters and walked 114 batters. As a team, New York allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.46. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 679 base hits and 313 earned runs. They have allowed 98 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 275 batters and struck out 903. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.17 and their FIP as a unit is 3.61.
As a team New York is hitting .252, good for 8th in the league. The Yankees hold a .461 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .330, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .269 with an on-base percentage of .340. He has 94 hits this season in 350 at bats with 52 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .514 and an OPS+ of 128. Aaron Judge is hitting .281 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .398. He has totaled 93 hits and he has driven in 60 men in 331 at bats. His OPS+ is 157 while his slugging percentage is at .562. The Yankees have 775 hits, including 169 doubles and 151 home runs. New York has walked 348 times so far this season and they have struck out 821 times as a unit. They have left 624 men on base and have a team OPS of .792. They score 5.17 runs per contest and have scored a total of 465 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 49-41 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.49, Corey Kluber has a 12-4 record and a 0.88 WHIP this season. He has 123 strikeouts over the 126.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 96 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.31. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.37 and they have given up 245 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .253 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 236 batters and walked 80 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 756 base knocks and 362 earned runs this season. They have given up 115 home runs this year, which ranks 7th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 217 hitters and struck out 818 batters. They give up a walk 2.4 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.89.
As a team, they are batting .254, good for 7th in the league. The Indians hold a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .370. He has 109 hits this year along with 59 RBI in 368 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .568 with an OPS+ of 146. Jose Ramirez is hitting .290 this season and he has an OBP of .391. He has collected 99 hits in 341 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 158 and a slugging percentage of .592. The Indians as a unit have 792 base hits, including 184 doubles and 123 homers. Cleveland has walked 296 times this year and they have struck out on 713 occasions. They have had 624 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They have scored 4.99 runs per game and totaled 449 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Yankees +111
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