Oakland Athletics at Cleveland Indians 7/7/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Saturday, July 7, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Edwin Jackson vs. Corey Kluber
The Oakland Athletics visit Progressive Field on Saturday, July 7, 2018 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Edwin Jackson for the Athletics and Corey Kluber for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Oakland at +245 and Cleveland at -270. The Athletics have a 42-39-6 over/under record and a 42-45-0 run line mark. The Indians are 41-44-0 against the run line and have a 44-39-2 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 42-39-6 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 42-45-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 44-39-2 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 41-44-0 against the run line
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
06/26/18 P Daniel Mengden Foot 10-day DL (06/24)
06/15/18 P Trevor Cahill Achilles 10-day DL (06/11)
06/08/18 CF Boog Powell Knee 60-day DL (04/07)
06/06/18 P Daniel Gossett Elbow 10-day DL (06/04)
05/21/18 P Brett Anderson Shoulder 10-day DL (05/19)
05/17/18 P Andrew Triggs Forearm 10-day DL (05/18)
03/26/18 P Jharel Cotton Elbow 60-day DL (03/21)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
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 Carlos Carrasco Elbow 10-day DL (06/17)
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)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 48-39 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Edwin Jackson has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 2.13 and a WHIP of 0.63 this year. He has 13 strikeouts over his 12.2 innings pitched and he's given up 8 hits. He allows 5.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.11. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.63 and they have given up 284 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 299 hitters and walked 121 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.5 batters per nine innings. They are 16th in the league in team earned run average at 4.08. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 737 base hits and 356 earned runs. They have allowed 107 home runs this season, ranking them 10th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 250 batters and struck out 651. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.26 and their FIP as a unit is 4.29.
As a team Oakland is hitting .245, good for 15th in the league. The Athletics hold a .421 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 15th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Marcus Semien is hitting .249 with an on-base percentage of .303. He has 87 hits this season in 349 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .361 and an OPS+ of 86. Jed Lowrie is hitting .291 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .357. He has totaled 97 hits and he has driven in 59 men in 333 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .498. The Athletics have 727 hits, including 163 doubles and 114 home runs. Oakland has walked 277 times so far this season and they have struck out 740 times as a unit. They have left 569 men on base and have a team OPS of .736. They score 4.61 runs per contest and have scored a total of 401 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 48-37 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.64, Corey Kluber has a 12-4 record and a 0.87 WHIP this year. He has 120 strikeouts over the 119.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 91 hits. He allows 6.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.3. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.01 and they have given up 220 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .243 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 224 batters and walked 73 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9 batters per nine innings. They are 13th in the league in team earned run average at 3.9. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 701 base knocks and 332 earned runs this season. They have given up 106 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 200 hitters and struck out 766 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 3.82.
As a team, they are batting .255, good for 7th in the league. The Indians hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 6th in baseball. They rank 7th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .297 with an OBP of .374. He has 103 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 347 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .573 with an OPS+ of 149. Jose Ramirez is hitting .294 this season and he has an OBP of .398. He has collected 94 hits in 320 at bats while driving in 56 runs. He has an OPS+ of 162 and a slugging percentage of .600. The Indians as a unit have 752 base hits, including 171 doubles and 119 homers. Cleveland has walked 281 times this year and they have struck out on 685 occasions. They have had 591 men left on base and have an OPS of .764. They have scored 5.02 runs per game and totaled 427 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians -270 and over 8.5 total runs
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