Cleveland Indians at Tampa Bay Rays MLB Parlay 9/1/2019
Sunday, September 1, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Adam Plutko vs. Charlie Morton
Carlos Santana and the Cleveland Indians (79-56, 2nd in AL Central) travel to Tropicana Field on Sunday where they'll take on the Tampa Bay Rays (78-58, 2nd in AL East). The Indians open this game at +159 while the Rays are coming in at -191. The total is set at 8.
The Indians have been strong for wagerers, having gone 79-56-0 SU. Tampa Bay is covering 57.4% of the time, going 78-58-0 straight up.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians have been a solid Under pick for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 57-73-5.
Cleveland is covering 56.7% of the time as the visitor, having gone 38-29-0 straight up.
Important Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Rays are covering 53.0% of the time at Tropicana Field, going 35-31-0 SU.
The Rays have been a solid Over pick for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 64-64-8.
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
8/30/2019 Tyler Naquin RF Knee Expected to be out until at least Sep 2
8/27/2019 Danny Salazar SP Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 5
8/26/2019 Jordan Luplow RF Hamstring 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
8/26/2019 Carlos Carrasco SP Illness 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
8/30/2019 Yandy Diaz 3B Foot Out for the season
8/30/2019 Kevin Kiermaier CF Ribs Probable for Aug 31
8/28/2019 Jose Alvarado RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
8/25/2019 Yonny Chirinos SP Finger Expected to be out until at least Sep 25
8/25/2019 Blake Snell SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 19
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
4/2/2019 Jose Mujica SP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 79-56 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Adam Plutko has a 6-3 record with an earned run average of 4.34 and a WHIP of 1.15 this season. He has 56 strikeouts over his 83 innings pitched and he's given up 81 hits. He's allowed 8.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 5.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.45 and they have given up 385 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .239 against the bullpen and they've struck out 424 hitters and walked 137 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 2nd in the league in team earned run average at 3.62. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 1,068 base hits and 483 earned runs. They have allowed 167 home runs this season, ranking them 24th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 367 batters and struck out 1,263. They have walked 2.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.20 and their FIP as a unit is 3.98.
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As a team Cleveland is hitting .251, good for 15th in the league. The Indians hold a .436 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .323, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Carlos Santana is hitting .291 with an on-base percentage of .412. He has 138 hits this season in 474 at bats with 80 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .540 and an OPS+ of 146. Francisco Lindor is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .350. He has totaled 144 hits and he has driven in 60 men in 483 at bats. His OPS+ is 125 while his slugging percentage is at .532. The Indians have 1,133 hits, including 239 doubles and 189 home runs. Cleveland has walked 464 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,086 times as a unit. They have left 896 men on base and have a team OPS of .759. They score 4.68 runs per contest and have scored a total of 632 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Tampa Bay has a 78-58 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.11, Charlie Morton has a 13-6 record and a 1.09 WHIP. He has 201 strikeouts over the 165 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 133 hits. He's allowing 7.3 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.81. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.87 and they have given up 561 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Rays bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 659 batters and walked 228 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 3rd in the league in team earned run average at 3.65. The Rays pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,074 base knocks and 501 earned runs this season. They have given up 154 home runs this year, which ranks 30th in Major League Baseball. Tampa Bay as a staff has walked 389 hitters and struck out 1,343 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.8 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.19 while their FIP as a staff is 3.72.
As a team, they are batting .253, good for 13th in the league. The Rays hold a .428 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 14th in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Tommy Pham comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .370. He has 128 hits this year along with 56 RBI in 474 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .454 with an OPS+ of 119. Austin Meadows is hitting .276 this season and he has an OBP of .344. He has collected 120 hits in 435 at bats while driving in 69 runs. He has an OPS+ of 127 and a slugging percentage of .526. The Rays as a unit have 1,197 base hits, including 246 doubles and 179 homers. Tampa Bay has walked 456 times this year and they have struck out on 1,257 occasions. They have had 967 men left on base and have an OPS of .753. They have scored 4.65 runs per game and totaled 633 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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