Cleveland Indians at Texas Rangers MLB Parlay 6/17/2019
Monday, June 17, 2019
Globe Life Park
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Probable Pitchers: Mike Clevinger vs. Lance Lynn
Globe Life Park is the site where Shin-Soo Choo and the Texas Rangers (38-32, 2nd in AL West) will take on the Cleveland Indians (36-33, 2nd in AL Central) on Monday. The Indians open this contest at -112 while the Rangers are coming in at +102. The over/under has been set at 9.5.
The Indians have been a solid pick for baseball bettors, having gone 36-33-0 SU. The Rangers cover 54.3% of the time, going 38-32-0 straight up. The Indians have been solid for Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 25-26-0 SU. Texas covers 49.0% of the time as an underdog, having gone 25-26-0 straight up.
Valuable Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians have been a terrible Over play for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 28-39-2.
The Indians cover 50.0% of the time as the away team, having gone 16-16-0 straight up.
Important Texas Rangers Betting Trends
The Rangers cover 66.7% of the time at Globe Life Park, going 24-12-0 SU.
The Rangers have been a less than ideal Over play for over/under MLB wagerers, having gone 34-35-1.
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
6/14/2019 Bradley Zimmer CF Side Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/12/2019 Mike Clevinger SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/12/2019 Corey Kluber SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jul 6
6/11/2019 Dan Otero RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/5/2019 Jefry Rodriguez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/5/2019 Carlos Carrasco SP Illness Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
5/28/2019 Danny Salazar SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
Key Texas Rangers Injuries
6/15/2019 Nomar Mazara RF Hamstring Probable for Jun 16
6/15/2019 Clayton Blackburn RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 1
6/15/2019 Yohander Mendez RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 11
6/14/2019 Joey Gallo CF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/11/2019 Taylor Hearn SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 5
6/11/2019 Kyle Dowdy RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 20
6/7/2019 Isiah Kiner-Falefa C Finger Expected to be out until at least Jun 17
6/6/2019 Willie Calhoun LF Quadriceps Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/6/2019 Luke Farrell SP Jaw Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
5/30/2019 Scott Heineman LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 25
5/22/2019 Edinson Volquez SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 2
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Indians have a 36-33 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Mike Clevinger has a 1-0 record with an earned run average of 0.00 and a WHIP of 0.50 this season. He has 22 strikeouts over his 12 innings pitched and he's given up 2 hits. He's allowed 1.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 0.5. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.26 and they have given up 193 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .234 against the bullpen and they've struck out 224 hitters and walked 69 batters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.93. The Indians pitchers collectively have given up 547 base hits and 265 earned runs. They have allowed 92 home runs this season, ranking them 17th in the league. Cleveland as a pitching staff has walked 198 batters and struck out 651. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 4.12.
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As a team Cleveland is hitting .229, good for 28th in the league. The Indians hold a .389 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .312, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.5 hits per game. Carlos Santana is hitting .289 with an on-base percentage of .411. He has 70 hits this season in 242 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .525 and an OPS+ of 144. Francisco Lindor is hitting .300 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .364. He has totaled 60 hits and he has driven in 25 men in 200 at bats. His OPS+ is 130 while his slugging percentage is at .525. The Indians have 518 hits, including 102 doubles and 82 home runs. Cleveland has walked 258 times so far this season and they have struck out 587 times as a unit. They have left 461 men on base and have a team OPS of .701. They score 4.23 runs per contest and have scored a total of 292 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Texas has a 38-32 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.40, Lance Lynn has a 7-4 record and a 1.33 WHIP. He has 93 strikeouts over the 86 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 90 hits. He's allowing 9.4 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.04. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.67 and they have given up 287 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the Rangers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 255 batters and walked 118 opposing hitters. As a team, Texas allows 9.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.8. The Rangers pitchers as a team have surrendered 651 base knocks and 333 earned runs this season. They have given up 99 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Texas as a staff has walked 255 hitters and struck out 590 batters. They give up a walk 3.7 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.45 while their FIP as a staff is 4.70.
As a team, they are batting .256, good for 12th in the league. The Rangers hold a .444 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.8 hits per contest. Shin-Soo Choo comes into this matchup batting .280 with an OBP of .383. He has 69 hits this year along with 29 RBI in 246 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .500 with an OPS+ of 127. Nomar Mazara is hitting .265 this season and he has an OBP of .316. He has collected 67 hits in 253 at bats while driving in 39 runs. He has an OPS+ of 92 and a slugging percentage of .435. The Rangers as a unit have 617 base hits, including 146 doubles and 94 homers. Texas has walked 261 times this year and they have struck out on 690 occasions. They have had 478 men left on base and have an OPS of .778. They have scored 5.67 runs per game and totaled 397 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Indians/Rangers MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Rangers +102 and over 9.5 runs
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