Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians MLB Parlay 7/16/2019
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Ryan Carpenter vs. Zach Plesac
Progressive Field is the site where Francisco Lindor and the Cleveland Indians (51-40, 2nd in AL Central) will take on the Detroit Tigers (29-59, 5th in AL Central) on Tuesday. The Indians open this game at -185 while the Tigers are priced at +174. The over/under opens at 9.5.
The Tigers have been lousy for bettors, having gone 28-59-0 SU. The Indians are covering 55.6% of the time, going 50-40-0 straight up. The Indians have been hot and cold for Vegas oddsmakers as the favorite, going 39-33-0 SU. Detroit has gone 21-51-0 straight up as the underdog, so they are covering 29.2% of the time.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Tigers have been a less than ideal Over play for O/U wagerers, having gone 39-43-5.
The Tigers are covering 38.1% of the time as the road team, having gone 16-26-0 straight up.
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians are covering 55.6% of the time at Progressive Field, going 25-20-0 SU.
The Indians have been a strong Under play for O/U wagerers, having gone 38-48-4.
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
7/13/2019 JaCoby Jones CF Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 18
7/13/2019 Tyson Ross SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
7/12/2019 Grayson Greiner C Back Expected to be out until at least Jul 23
6/9/2019 Josh Harrison 2B Hamstring Expected to be out until at least Jul 27
4/30/2019 Matt Moore SP Knee Out for the season
3/23/2019 Michael Fulmer SP Elbow Out for the season
10/25/2019 Artie Lewicki RP Elbow Out for the season
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
7/14/2019 Dan Otero RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 19
7/13/2019 Jefry Rodriguez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/13/2019 Bradley Zimmer CF Side Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
7/12/2019 Cody Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
7/12/2019 Corey Kluber SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
7/12/2019 Carlos Carrasco SP Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
6/29/2019 Danny Salazar SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 29-59 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ryan Carpenter has a 1-5 record with an earned run average of 8.36 and a WHIP of 1.75 this season. He has 25 strikeouts over his 37.2 innings pitched and he's given up 54 hits. He's allowed 12.9 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 6.79. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.97 and they have given up 340 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .259 against the bullpen and they've struck out 289 hitters and walked 148 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.5 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 25th in the league in team earned run average at 5.03. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 836 base hits and 441 earned runs. They have allowed 134 home runs this season, ranking them 9th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 288 batters and struck out 711. They have walked 3.3 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.1 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.85.
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As a team Detroit is hitting .235, good for 28th in the league. The Tigers hold a .384 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .295, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .280 with an on-base percentage of .339. He has 97 hits this season in 347 at bats with 34 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .464 and an OPS+ of 110. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .298 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .361. He has totaled 87 hits and he has driven in 37 men in 292 at bats. His OPS+ is 101 while his slugging percentage is at .390. The Tigers have 712 hits, including 172 doubles and 78 home runs. Detroit has walked 238 times so far this season and they have struck out 864 times as a unit. They have left 595 men on base and have a team OPS of .679. They score 3.7 runs per contest and have scored a total of 329 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 51-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.00, Zach Plesac has a 3-3 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 33 strikeouts over the 45 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 36 hits. He's allowing 7.2 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 5.61. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.49 and they have given up 268 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 295 batters and walked 89 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 4th in the league in team earned run average at 3.91. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 726 base knocks and 349 earned runs this season. They have given up 120 home runs this year, which ranks 20th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 253 hitters and struck out 866 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .242, good for 22nd in the league. The Indians hold a .416 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .320, which is good for 19th in baseball. They rank 26th in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .346. He has 85 hits this year along with 32 RBI in 296 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .493 with an OPS+ of 117. Carlos Santana is hitting .294 this season and he has an OBP of .415. He has collected 95 hits in 323 at bats while driving in 54 runs. He has an OPS+ of 150 and a slugging percentage of .548. The Indians as a unit have 731 base hits, including 143 doubles and 119 homers. Cleveland has walked 326 times this year and they have struck out on 762 occasions. They have had 612 men left on base and have an OPS of .735. They have scored 4.45 runs per game and totaled 405 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians -185 and over 9.5 runs
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