Texas Rangers at Cleveland Indians 5/2/2018 Free MLB Parlay
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
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Probable Pitchers: Matt Moore vs. Corey Kluber
The Texas Rangers visit Progressive Field on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 to play the Cleveland Indians. The probable starters are Matt Moore for the Rangers and Corey Kluber for the Indians.
The opening line for this matchup has Texas at +268 and Cleveland at -300. The Rangers have a 15-13-2 over/under record and a 12-18-0 run line mark. The Indians are 10-17-0 against the run line and have a 12-15-0 over/under record.
Valuable Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Texas Rangers are 15-13-2 against the over/under
The Texas Rangers are 12-18-0 against the run line
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 12-15-0 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 10-17-0 against the run line
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
04/30/18 P Martin Perez Elbow 10-day DL (04/30)
04/25/18 3B Adrian Beltre Hamstring 10-day DL (04/25)
04/22/18 CF Carlos Tocci Hip 10-day DL (04/22)
04/16/18 P Tim Lincecum Blister 60-day DL (03/26)
04/13/18 SS Elvis Andrus Elbow 10-day DL (04/12)
04/10/18 2B Rougned Odor Hamstring 10-day DL (04/10)
04/02/18 P Ricardo Rodriguez Elbow 60-day DL (04/02)
03/30/18 P Joe Palumbo Elbow 60-day DL (02/23)
03/26/18 P Clayton Blackburn Elbow 60-day DL (03/19)
03/26/18 P Ronald Herrera Shoulder 60-day DL (03/21)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
04/26/18 P Andrew Miller Hamstring 10-day DL (04/26)
04/08/18 RF Lonnie Chisenhall Calf 10-day DL (04/08)
03/26/18 P Cody Anderson Elbow 60-day DL (02/25)
03/26/18 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 3B Giovanny Urshela Hamstring 10-day DL (03/26)
03/26/18 P Ryan Merritt Knee 10-day DL (03/26)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rangers have a 11-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Matt Moore has a 1-3 record with an earned run average of 5.33 and a WHIP of 1.70 this year. He has 17 strikeouts over his 25.1 innings pitched and he's given up 32 hits. He allows 11.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.02. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.46 and they have given up 109 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 99 hitters and walked 43 batters. As a team, Texas allows 9.7 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 23rd in the league in team earned run average at 4.75. The Rangers pitchers collectively have given up 287 base hits and 140 earned runs. They have allowed 34 home runs this season, ranking them 12th in the league. Texas as a pitching staff has walked 99 batters and struck out 231. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 4.50.
As a team Texas is hitting .234, good for 22nd in the league. The Rangers hold a .382 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .307, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 7.8 hits per game. Nomar Mazara is hitting .284 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 31 hits this season in 109 at bats with 14 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .404 and an OPS+ of 96. Adrian Beltre is hitting .310 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .366. He has totaled 27 hits and he has driven in 8 men in 87 at bats. His OPS+ is 114 while his slugging percentage is at .437. The Rangers have 234 hits, including 52 doubles and 31 home runs. Texas has walked 95 times so far this season and they have struck out 281 times as a unit. They have left 206 men on base and have a team OPS of .689. They score 3.8 runs per contest and have scored a total of 114 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 15-12 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 2.18, Corey Kluber has a 4-1 record and a 0.77 WHIP this year. He has 47 strikeouts over the 45.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 26 hits. He allows 5.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP is at 3.15. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.30 and they have given up 68 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 74 batters and walked 19 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.4 batters per nine innings. They are 7th in the league in team earned run average at 3.59. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 207 base knocks and 99 earned runs this season. They have given up 34 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 63 hitters and struck out 231 batters. They give up a walk 2.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.4 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.09 while their FIP as a staff is 4.03.
As a team, they are batting .227, good for 28th in the league. The Indians hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 7.8 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .245 with an OBP of .331. He has 27 hits this year along with 11 RBI in 110 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .409 with an OPS+ of 97. Jose Ramirez is hitting .267 this season and he has an OBP of .353. He has collected 28 hits in 105 at bats while driving in 16 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .514. The Indians as a unit have 210 base hits, including 41 doubles and 36 homers. Cleveland has walked 81 times this year and they have struck out on 235 occasions. They have had 187 men left on base and have an OPS of .688. They have scored 3.78 runs per game and totaled 102 runs this season.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians -300 and over 8 total runs
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