Cleveland Indians at Minnesota Twins MLB Parlay 3/28/2019
Thursday, March 28, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Corey Kluber vs. Jose Berrios
The Cleveland Indians visit Target Field on Thursday, March 28, 2019 to play the Minnesota Twins. The probable starters are Corey Kluber for the Indians and Jose Berrios for the Twins.
The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -135 and Minnesota at +125. The Indians had a 78-76-11 over/under record and a 75-90-0 run line mark last year. The Twins were 85-77-0 against the run line and had a 79-78-5 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians were 78-76-11 against the over/under last year
The Cleveland Indians were 75-90-0 against the run line last season
Important Minnesota Twins Betting Trends
The Minnesota Twins were 79-78-5 against the over/under last year
The Minnesota Twins were 85-77-0 against the run line last season
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
03/25/19 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 SS Francisco Lindor Calf is out indefinitely
03/25/19 2B Jason Kipnis Calf is out indefinitely
03/25/19 3B Jose Ramirez Knee is out indefinitely
Key Minnesota Twins Injuries
03/25/19 P Addison Reed Thumb is out indefinitely
03/25/19 3B Miguel Sano Heel 10-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians had a 91-71 overall record last season. Starting pitcher Corey Kluber had a 20-7 record with an earned run average of 2.89 and a WHIP of 0.99. He had 222 strikeouts over his 215 innings pitched and he gave up 179 hits. He allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he had a FIP of 3.13. The bullpen had an earned run average of 4.60 and they gave up 456 base hits on the year. Teams hit .251 against the bullpen and they struck out 478 hitters while walking 163 batters. As a team, Cleveland allowed 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They were 9th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77. The Indians pitchers collectively gave up 1,349 base hits and 611 earned runs last year. They allowed 200 home runs last season, ranking them 8th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff walked 407 batters and struck out 1,544. They walked 2.5 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They had a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit was 3.79.
As a team Cleveland hit .259, good for 2nd in the league. The Indians held a .435 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which was good for 6th in baseball. They ranked 3rd in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Carlos Santana hit .229 with an on-base percentage of .352 last year. He had 128 hits last season in 560 at bats with 86 runs batted in. He had a slugging percentage of .414 and an OPS+ of 105. Jose Ramirez hit .272 last year and he had an on-base percentage of .388. He totaled 157 hits and he drove in 106 men in 578 at bats. His OPS+ was 151 while his slugging percentage was at .555. The Indians had 1,448 hits last season, including 298 doubles and 216 home runs. Cleveland walked 554 times last year and they struck out 1,189 times as a unit. They left 1,147 men on base and had a team OPS of .767. They scored 5.05 runs per contest and scored a total of 818 runs last year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Minnesota had a 78-84 overall mark last year. With an earned run average of 3.84, Jose Berrios had a 12-11 record and a 1.14 WHIP. He had 202 strikeouts over the 192.1 innings he pitched. He also gave up 159 hits. He allowed 7.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stood at 3.91. The bullpen had an earned run average of 4.45 and they gave up 619 base hits on the year. Teams hit .257 against the Twins bullpen. Their relievers struck out 617 batters and walked 222 opposing hitters. As a team, Minnesota allowed 8.9 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.6 batters per nine innings. They were 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.5. The Twins pitchers as a team surrendered 1,425 base knocks and 721 earned runs last season. They gave up 198 home runs last year, which ranked 9th in Major League Baseball. Minnesota as a staff walked 573 hitters and struck out 1,377 batters. They gave up a walk 3.6 times per 9 innings while they struck out 8.6 per 9. Their team WHIP was 1.38 while their FIP as a staff was 4.40.
As a team, they batted .250, good for 14th in the league. The Twins held a .405 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .318, which was good for 15th in baseball. They ranked 15th in MLB with 8.5 hits per contest. Nelson Cruz comes into this matchup after batting .256 with an OBP of .342 last season. He had 133 hits last year along with 97 RBI in 519 AB's. He maintained a slugging percentage of .509 with an OPS+ of 134. Max Kepler hit .224 last season and he had an OBP of .319. He collected 119 hits in 532 at bats while driving in 58 runs. He had an OPS+ of 96 and a slugging percentage of .408. The Twins as a unit had 1,380 base hits last season, including 318 doubles and 166 homers. Minnesota walked 534 times last year and they struck out on 1,328 occasions. They left 1,087 men on base and had an OPS of .723. They scored 4.56 runs per game and totaled 738 runs last year.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Twins +125 and over 7.5 total runs
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