Cleveland Indians at New York Mets MLB Parlay 8/21/2019
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Adam Plutko vs. Marcus Stroman
Citi Field is the venue where Pete Alonso and the New York Mets (64-60, 3rd in NL East) will take on the Cleveland Indians (74-51, 2nd in AL Central) on Wednesday. The Mets open this contest at -147 while the Indians are coming in at +137. The over/under is set at 9.
The Indians have been a very good bet for MLB bettors, having gone 74-51-0 SU. The Mets cover 51.6% of the time, going 64-60-0 straight up.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians have been a bad Over option for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 54-66-5.
Cleveland covers 58.3% of the time as the road team, having gone 35-25-0 straight up.
Important New York Mets Betting Trends
New York covers 61.8% of the time at Citi Field, going 34-21-0 SU.
The Mets have been a pretty good Over option for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 61-50-13.
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
8/20/2019 Corey Kluber SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
8/20/2019 Tyler Olson RP Infection Expected to be out until at least Aug 21
8/20/2019 Dan Otero RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 23
8/20/2019 A.J RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/20/2019 Jordan Luplow RF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 22
8/18/2019 Danny Salazar SP Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/14/2019 Bradley Zimmer CF Side Expected to be out until at least Aug 31
8/12/2019 Christian Arroyo 3B Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/4/2019 Carlos Carrasco SP Illness Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/4/2019 Jefry Rodriguez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 28
7/12/2019 Cody Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
Key New York Mets Injuries
8/20/2019 Robert Gsellman RP Triceps Out for the season
8/14/2019 Jacob Rhame RP Elbow Out for the season
8/14/2019 Jeff McNeil LF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Aug 24
8/14/2019 Brandon Nimmo LF Neck Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/13/2019 Dominic Smith LF Foot Expected to be out until at least Sep 6
8/5/2019 Robinson Cano 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 29
8/2/2019 Jed Lowrie 3B Calf Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
5/23/2019 Yoenis Cespedes CF Ankle Out for the season
5/3/2019 Drew Smith RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 74-51 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adam Plutko has a 5-3 record with an earned run average of 4.67 and a WHIP of 1.19 this season. He has 42 strikeouts over his 71.1 innings pitched and he's given up 74 hits. He's allowed 9.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.37 and they have given up 364 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .240 against the bullpen and they've struck out 400 hitters and walked 124 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.69. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 1,002 base hits and 456 earned runs. They have allowed 160 home runs this season, ranking them 22nd in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 344 batters and struck out 1,170. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.21 and their FIP as a unit is 4.06.
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As a team Cleveland is hitting .252, good for 15th in the league. The Indians hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 18th in MLB with 8.5 hits per game. Francisco Lindor is hitting .299 with an on-base percentage of .354. He has 132 hits this season in 442 at bats with 53 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .518 and an OPS+ of 124. Carlos Santana is hitting .292 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .414. He has totaled 128 hits and he has driven in 78 men in 438 at bats. His OPS+ is 149 while his slugging percentage is at .548. The Indians have 1,058 hits, including 224 doubles and 174 home runs. Cleveland has walked 433 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,011 times as a unit. They have left 835 men on base and have a team OPS of .762. They score 4.76 runs per contest and have scored a total of 595 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
New York has a 64-60 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.21, Marcus Stroman has a 7-11 record and a 1.30 WHIP. He has 116 strikeouts over the 140.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 138 hits. He's allowing 8.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.21 and they have given up 408 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the Mets bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 413 batters and walked 185 opposing hitters. As a team, New York allows 8.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.2 batters per nine innings. They are 10th in the league in team earned run average at 4.4. The Mets pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,086 base knocks and 545 earned runs this season. They have given up 157 home runs this year, which ranks 24th in Major League Baseball. New York as a staff has walked 401 hitters and struck out 1,136 batters. They give up a walk 3.2 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.2 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.34 while their FIP as a staff is 4.22.
As a team, they are batting .258, good for 11th in the league. The Mets hold a .439 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .329, which is good for 10th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 9.0 hits per contest. Pete Alonso comes into this matchup batting .271 with an OBP of .375. He has 121 hits this year along with 95 RBI in 447 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .604 with an OPS+ of 156. Amed Rosario is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .329. He has collected 136 hits in 467 at bats while driving in 53 runs. He has an OPS+ of 107 and a slugging percentage of .452. The Mets as a unit have 1,117 base hits, including 212 doubles and 180 homers. New York has walked 391 times this year and they have struck out on 1,081 occasions. They have had 874 men left on base and have an OPS of .768. They have scored 4.85 runs per game and totaled 602 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Mets MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians and over the total runs
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