Cleveland Indians at Oakland Athletics MLB Picks 5/11/2019
Saturday, May 11, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Trevor Bauer vs. Aaron Brooks
The Cleveland Indians visit Oakland Coliseum on Saturday, May 11, 2019 to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are Trevor Bauer for the Indians and Aaron Brooks for the Athletics.
The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at -135 and Oakland at +125. The Indians have a 15-20-1 over/under record and a 17-19-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 16-23-0 against the run line and have a 21-18-0 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 15-20-1 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 17-19-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 21-18-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 16-23-0 against the run line
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
05/01/19 P Corey Kluber Forearm 10-day IL (05/03)
04/09/19 P Mike Clevinger Back 10-day IL (04/09)
03/27/19 CF Bradley Zimmer Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day IL (03/24)
Key Oakland Athletics Injuries
05/09/19 LF Khris Davis Hip is questionable Friday vs Cleveland Indians
04/29/19 CF Mark Canha Wrist 10-day IL (04/29)
04/17/19 P Marco Estrada Back 10-day IL (04/17)
03/25/19 C Chris Herrmann Knee 60-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 P Jharel Cotton Arm 60-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 LF Nick Martini Knee 10-day IL (03/17)
03/25/19 P Sean Manaea Shoulder 60-day IL (03/25)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 20-16 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Trevor Bauer has a 4-2 record with an earned run average of 3.42 and a WHIP of 1.16 this season. He has 62 strikeouts over his 52.2 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He's allowed 6.3 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.85. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.25 and they have given up 97 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .230 against the bullpen and they've struck out 109 hitters and walked 37 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 10 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.69. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 271 base hits and 128 earned runs. They have allowed 38 home runs this season, ranking them 26th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 108 batters and struck out 346. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 10 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.68.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .219, good for 28th in the league. The Indians hold a .345 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .302, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.0 hits per game. Jake Bauers is hitting .257 with an on-base percentage of .339. He has 28 hits this season in 109 at bats with 12 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .376 and an OPS+ of 90. Carlos Santana is hitting .293 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .400. He has totaled 36 hits and he has driven in 19 men in 123 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .455. The Indians have 252 hits, including 46 doubles and 33 home runs. Cleveland has walked 129 times so far this season and they have struck out 335 times as a unit. They have left 238 men on base and have a team OPS of .647. They score 3.58 runs per contest and have scored a total of 129 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 17-22 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 5.74, Aaron Brooks has a 2-3 record and a 1.34 WHIP. He has 25 strikeouts over the 31.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 32 hits. He's allowing 9.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.15 and they have given up 130 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 152 batters and walked 63 opposing hitters. As a team, Oakland allows 8.3 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.9 batters per nine innings. They are 15th in the league in team earned run average at 4.38. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 327 base knocks and 172 earned runs this season. They have given up 46 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Oakland as a staff has walked 130 hitters and struck out 310 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.33.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 21st in the league. The Athletics hold a .398 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .316, which is good for 20th in baseball. They rank 20th in MLB with 8.2 hits per contest. Matt Chapman comes into this matchup batting .275 with an OBP of .364. He has 39 hits this year along with 22 RBI in 142 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .549 with an OPS+ of 147. Marcus Semien is hitting .289 this season and he has an OBP of .385. He has collected 43 hits in 149 at bats while driving in 18 runs. He has an OPS+ of 124 and a slugging percentage of .423. The Athletics as a unit have 320 base hits, including 60 doubles and 48 homers. Oakland has walked 137 times this year and they have struck out on 294 occasions. They have had 266 men left on base and have an OPS of .714. They have scored 4.51 runs per game and totaled 176 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians -135
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