Cleveland Indians at Oakland Athletics MLB Picks 5/12/2019
Sunday, May 12, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Jefry Rodriguez vs. Daniel Mengden
The Cleveland Indians visit Oakland Coliseum on Sunday, May 12, 2019 to play the Oakland Athletics. The probable starters are Jefry Rodriguez for the Indians and Daniel Mengden for the Athletics.
The opening line for this matchup has Cleveland at +120 and Oakland at -130. The Indians have a 15-21-1 over/under record and a 18-19-0 run line mark. The Athletics are 16-24-0 against the run line and have a 21-19-0 over/under record.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Cleveland Indians are 15-21-1 against the over/under
The Cleveland Indians are 18-19-0 against the run line
Important Oakland Athletics Betting Trends
The Oakland Athletics are 21-19-0 against the over/under
The Oakland Athletics are 16-24-0 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
05/11/19 LF Khris Davis Hip is questionable Saturday 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 20-17 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Jefry Rodriguez has a 0-2 record with an earned run average of 2.41 and a WHIP of 1.07 this season. He has 12 strikeouts over his 18.2 innings pitched and he's given up 15 hits. He's allowed 7.2 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.34. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.19 and they have given up 104 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the bullpen and they've struck out 112 hitters and walked 40 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.68. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 281 base hits and 132 earned runs. They have allowed 40 home runs this season, ranking them 25th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 114 batters and struck out 352. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.22 and their FIP as a unit is 3.76.
As a team Cleveland is hitting .220, good for 28th in the league. The Indians hold a .345 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .301, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.1 hits per game. Carlos Santana is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .393. He has 37 hits this season in 128 at bats with 19 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .445 and an OPS+ of 123. Jake Bauers is hitting .254 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .333. He has totaled 29 hits and he has driven in 13 men in 114 at bats. His OPS+ is 89 while his slugging percentage is at .377. The Indians have 262 hits, including 50 doubles and 33 home runs. Cleveland has walked 131 times so far this season and they have struck out 347 times as a unit. They have left 245 men on base and have a team OPS of .646. They score 3.57 runs per contest and have scored a total of 132 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Oakland has a 18-22 overall mark this year. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.04 and they have given up 132 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Athletics bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 157 batters and walked 64 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 4.31. The Athletics pitchers as a team have surrendered 337 base knocks and 175 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 132 hitters and struck out 322 batters. They give up a walk 3.3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 7.9 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.28 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.
As a team, they are batting .239, good for 21st in the league. The Athletics hold a .399 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .317, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 19th in MLB with 8.3 hits per contest. Marcus Semien comes into this matchup batting .286 with an OBP of .383. He has 44 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 154 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .422 with an OPS+ of 123. Matt Chapman is hitting .279 this season and he has an OBP of .368. He has collected 41 hits in 147 at bats while driving in 23 runs. He has an OPS+ of 153 and a slugging percentage of .565. The Athletics as a unit have 330 base hits, including 62 doubles and 50 homers. Oakland has walked 143 times this year and they have struck out on 300 occasions. They have had 277 men left on base and have an OPS of .716. They have scored 4.5 runs per game and totaled 180 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Athletics MLB game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Indians +120
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