Cleveland Indians at Tampa Bay Rays MLB Parlay 8/30/2019
Friday, August 30, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Zach Plesac vs. Jose De Leon
Carlos Santana and the Cleveland Indians (78-55, 2nd in AL Central) go to Tropicana Field on Friday where they'll meet the Tampa Bay Rays (76-58, 2nd in AL East). The odds on this matchup have the Indians coming in at +133 and the Rays are at -143. The over/under has been set at 10.
The Indians have been a very good option for MLB wagerers, having gone 78-55-0 SU. The Rays cover 56.7% of the time, going 76-58-0 straight up.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians have been an awful Over option for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 57-71-5.
Cleveland is covering 56.9% of the time as a visitor, having gone 37-28-0 straight up.
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Rays cover 52.3% of the time at Tropicana Field, going 34-31-0 SU.
The Rays have been an inconsistent Over option for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 63-63-8.
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
8/27/2019 Danny Salazar SP Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 5
8/26/2019 Bradley Zimmer CF Side Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/26/2019 Jordan Luplow RF Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/26/2019 Carlos Carrasco SP Illness Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/26/2019 Jefry Rodriguez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/25/2019 Jose Ramirez 3B Hand Out for the season
8/24/2019 Dan Otero RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/22/2019 Tyler Olson RP Infection Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/20/2019 A.J RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
8/20/2019 Corey Kluber SP Oblique Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
8/12/2019 Christian Arroyo 3B Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 1
7/12/2019 Cody Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
8/28/2019 Kevin Kiermaier CF Ribs Probable for Aug 29
8/28/2019 Jose Alvarado RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
8/25/2019 Blake Snell SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 19
8/25/2019 Yonny Chirinos SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
8/25/2019 Tyler Glasnow SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Sep 9
8/23/2019 Brandon Lowe 2B Quadriceps Out for the season
8/9/2019 Yandy Diaz 3B Foot Out for the season
4/2/2019 Jose Mujica SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 78-55 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Zach Plesac has a 7-4 record with an earned run average of 3.40 and a WHIP of 1.20 this season. He has 66 strikeouts over his 87.1 innings pitched and he's given up 73 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.45 and they have given up 383 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 421 hitters and walked 136 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8 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 3.66. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 1,049 base hits and 477 earned runs. They have allowed 165 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 366 batters and struck out 1,234. 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 4.01.
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As a team Cleveland is hitting .251, good for 15th in the league. The Indians hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .324, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Carlos Santana is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .412. He has 132 hits this season in 458 at bats with 79 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .541 and an OPS+ of 147. Francisco Lindor is hitting .296 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .350. He has totaled 138 hits and he has driven in 56 men in 466 at bats. His OPS+ is 123 while his slugging percentage is at .519. The Indians have 1,112 hits, including 236 doubles and 185 home runs. Cleveland has walked 457 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,062 times as a unit. They have left 878 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 4.74 runs per contest and have scored a total of 626 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 76-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.50, Jose De Leon has a 0-0 record and a 1.50 WHIP. He has 3 strikeouts over the 2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 1 hit. He's allowing 4.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.87 and they have given up 554 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 647 batters and walked 217 opposing hitters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.63. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,051 base knocks and 488 earned runs this season. They have given up 150 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 373 hitters and struck out 1,318 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.18 while their FIP as a staff is 3.68.
As a team, they are batting .252, good for 14th in the league. The Rays hold a .427 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 13th in baseball. They rank 12th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Tommy Pham comes into this matchup batting .269 with an OBP of .371. He has 123 hits this year along with 55 RBI in 458 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .454 with an OPS+ of 118. Austin Meadows is hitting .280 this season and he has an OBP of .348. He has collected 117 hits in 418 at bats while driving in 67 runs. He has an OPS+ of 129 and a slugging percentage of .531. The Rays as a unit have 1,168 base hits, including 242 doubles and 174 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 451 times this year and they have struck out on 1,216 occasions. They have had 953 men left on base and have an OPS of .752. They have scored 4.62 runs per game and totaled 614 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Rays MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians and over the total runs
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