Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians MLB Parlay 7/17/2019
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Spencer Turnbull vs. Mike Clevinger
Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers (29-60, 5th in AL Central) head to Progressive Field on Wednesday where they'll meet the Cleveland Indians (52-40, 2nd in AL Central). The Indians open this game at -240 while the Tigers are priced at +220. The over/under opens at 9.5.
The Tigers have been an awful choice for MLB wagerers, having gone 29-60-0 SU. Cleveland covers 56.5% of the time, going 52-40-0 straight up. The Indians have been a strong choice for baseball bettors as favorites, going 41-33-0 SU. The Tigers are covering 29.7% of the time as an underdog, having gone 22-52-0 straight up.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Tigers have been a pretty good Under bet for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 41-43-5.
The Tigers are covering 38.6% of the time as the road team, having gone 17-27-0 straight up.
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
Cleveland covers 57.5% of the time at Progressive Field, going 27-20-0 SU.
The Indians have been a terrible Over bet for O/U baseball bettors, having gone 39-49-4.
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 Bradley Zimmer CF Side Expected to be out until at least Jul 29
7/13/2019 Jefry Rodriguez SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/12/2019 Cody Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
7/12/2019 Carlos Carrasco SP Illness Expected to be out until at least Aug 20
7/12/2019 Corey Kluber SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 14
6/29/2019 Danny Salazar SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 29-60 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull has a 3-8 record with an earned run average of 3.59 and a WHIP of 1.37 this season. He has 85 strikeouts over his 92.2 innings pitched and he's given up 90 hits. He's allowed 8.7 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.13. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.01 and they have given up 346 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .261 against the bullpen and they've struck out 291 hitters and walked 148 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.6 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 5.07. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 850 base hits and 449 earned runs. They have allowed 137 home runs this season, ranking them 7th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 290 batters and struck out 721. 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 4.86.
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As a team Detroit is hitting .236, good for 28th in the league. The Tigers hold a .388 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .296, which is good for 30th in baseball. They rank 27th in MLB with 8.0 hits per game. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .293 with an on-base percentage of .355. He has 87 hits this season in 297 at bats with 37 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .384 and an OPS+ of 97. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .342. He has totaled 98 hits and he has driven in 34 men in 350 at bats. His OPS+ is 111 while his slugging percentage is at .463. The Tigers have 723 hits, including 174 doubles and 82 home runs. Detroit has walked 242 times so far this season and they have struck out 870 times as a unit. They have left 602 men on base and have a team OPS of .683. They score 3.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 335 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 52-40 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.99, Mike Clevinger has a 2-2 record and a 1.02 WHIP. He has 46 strikeouts over the 29.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 18 hits. He's allowing 5.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.63. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.48 and they have given up 272 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 300 batters and walked 92 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.94. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 737 base knocks and 355 earned runs this season. They have given up 124 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 257 hitters and struck out 872 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.15.
As a team, they are batting .244, good for 21st in the league. The Indians hold a .419 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 18th in baseball. They rank 25th in MLB with 8.1 hits per contest. Carlos Santana comes into this matchup batting .293 with an OBP of .413. He has 96 hits this year along with 54 RBI in 328 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .543 with an OPS+ of 148. Francisco Lindor is hitting .289 this season and he has an OBP of .346. He has collected 87 hits in 301 at bats while driving in 32 runs. He has an OPS+ of 116 and a slugging percentage of .492. The Indians as a unit have 745 base hits, including 145 doubles and 122 homers. Cleveland has walked 328 times this year and they have struck out on 772 occasions. They have had 619 men left on base and have an OPS of .740. They have scored 4.49 runs per game and totaled 413 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians -240 and over 9.5 runs
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