Oakland Athletics at Cleveland Indians 7/8/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Sunday, July 8, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Frankie Montas vs. Shane Bieber
The Oakland Athletics visit Progressive Field on Sunday, July 8, 2018 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Frankie Montas for the Athletics and Shane Bieber for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Oakland at +169 and Cleveland at -179. The Athletics have a 43-39-6 over/under record and a 42-46-0 run line mark. The Indians are 42-44-0 against the run line and have a 45-39-2 over/under record.
Valuable Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 43-39-6 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 42-46-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 45-39-2 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 42-44-0 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)
03/26/18 P James Hoyt Oblique 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Athletics have a 48-40 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Frankie Montas has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 3.83 and a WHIP of 1.47 this year. He has 28 strikeouts over his 42.1 innings pitched and he's given up 49 hits. He allows 10.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.47. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.70 and they have given up 287 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 300 hitters and walked 123 batters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 18th in the league in team earned run average at 4.14. The Athletics pitchers collectively have given up 747 base hits and 365 earned runs. They have allowed 107 home runs this season, ranking them 11th in the league. Oakland as a pitching staff has walked 253 batters and struck out 655. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 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 14th in the league. The Athletics hold a .423 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .315, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 14th in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Marcus Semien is hitting .252 with an on-base percentage of .305. He has 89 hits this season in 353 at bats with 31 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .363 and an OPS+ of 87. Jed Lowrie is hitting .290 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .358. He has totaled 97 hits and he has driven in 59 men in 335 at bats. His OPS+ is 137 while his slugging percentage is at .496. The Athletics have 738 hits, including 165 doubles and 116 home runs. Oakland has walked 278 times so far this season and they have struck out 751 times as a unit. They have left 575 men on base and have a team OPS of .738. They score 4.6 runs per contest and have scored a total of 405 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 49-37 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.97, Shane Bieber has a 4-0 record and a 1.39 WHIP this year. He has 29 strikeouts over the 30.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 37 hits. He allows 11 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.97 and they have given up 224 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .244 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 228 batters and walked 74 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.3 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 712 base knocks and 336 earned runs this season. They have given up 108 home runs this year, which ranks 9th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 201 hitters and struck out 777 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 3.83.
As a team, they are batting .256, 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 7th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 8.9 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .300 with an OBP of .378. He has 105 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 350 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .574 with an OPS+ of 150. Jose Ramirez is hitting .296 this season and he has an OBP of .399. He has collected 96 hits in 324 at bats while driving in 59 runs. He has an OPS+ of 163 and a slugging percentage of .602. The Indians as a unit have 762 base hits, including 175 doubles and 119 homers. Cleveland has walked 284 times this year and they have struck out on 689 occasions. They have had 593 men left on base and have an OPS of .765. They have scored 5.08 runs per game and totaled 437 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians -179 and over 9.5 total runs
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