New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians 7/15/2018 Free MLB Picks and Predictions
Sunday, July 15, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Masahiro Tanaka vs. Trevor Bauer
Progressive Field is the site of the matchup between the New York Yankees and the Cleveland Indians on Sunday, July 15, 2018. The probable starting pitchers are Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees and Trevor Bauer for the Indians.
New York opens at +110 while Cleveland opens at -120. The Yankees have a 43-47-3 over/under record and a 51-42-0 run line mark. The Indians are 44-49-0 against the run line and have a 50-40-3 over/under record.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The New York Yankees are 43-47-3 against the over/under
The New York Yankees are 51-42-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 50-40-3 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 44-49-0 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)
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 61-32 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has a 7-2 record with an earned run average of 4.68 and a WHIP of 1.13 this year. He has 78 strikeouts over his 77 innings pitched and he's given up 66 hits. He's allowed 7.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.96. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.65 and they have given up 240 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .196 against the bullpen and they've struck out 425 hitters and walked 117 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 701 base hits and 323 earned runs. They have allowed 100 home runs this season, ranking them 20th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 284 batters and struck out 930. 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 .253, good for 9th in the league. The Yankees hold a .465 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 5th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Giancarlo Stanton is hitting .275 with an on-base percentage of .346. He has 100 hits this season in 363 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .521 and an OPS+ of 131. Aaron Judge is hitting .277 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .395. He has totaled 95 hits and he has driven in 60 men in 343 at bats. His OPS+ is 153 while his slugging percentage is at .551. The Yankees have 805 hits, including 178 doubles and 158 home runs. New York has walked 361 times so far this season and they have struck out 844 times as a unit. They have left 645 men on base and have a team OPS of .796. They score 5.23 runs per contest and have scored a total of 486 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 51-42 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.23, Trevor Bauer has a 8-6 record and a 1.08 WHIP this season. He has 168 strikeouts over the 129.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 98 hits. He allows 6.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.16. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.39 and they have given up 254 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .254 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 243 batters and walked 83 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.1 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.02. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 783 base knocks and 376 earned runs this season. They have given up 121 home runs this year, which ranks 5th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 225 hitters and struck out 847 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 3.93.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 8th in the league. The Indians hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .327, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .374. He has 113 hits this year along with 62 RBI in 380 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .574 with an OPS+ of 148. Jose Ramirez is hitting .299 this season and he has an OBP of .399. He has collected 105 hits in 351 at bats while driving in 69 runs. He has an OPS+ of 167 and a slugging percentage of .624. The Indians as a unit have 828 base hits, including 189 doubles and 129 homers. Cleveland has walked 311 times this year and they have struck out on 734 occasions. They have had 643 men left on base and have an OPS of .766. They have scored 5.14 runs per game and totaled 478 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Indians -120
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