Detroit Tigers at Cleveland Indians MLB Parlay 9/18/2019
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Spencer Turnbull vs. Aaron Civale
Miguel Cabrera and the Detroit Tigers (45-104, 5th in AL Central) travel to Progressive Field on Wednesday where they'll take on the Cleveland Indians (87-63, 2nd in AL Central). The line on this matchup has the Tigers priced at +260 and the Indians are at -290. The O/U opens at 9.5.
The Tigers have been a less than ideal pick for baseball bettors, having gone 45-104-0 SU. Cleveland is covering 58.0% of the time, going 87-63-0 straight up.
Valuable Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Tigers have been a pretty good Over pick for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 68-71-10.
Detroit is covering 32.9% of the time away from home, having gone 24-49-0 straight up.
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians are covering 58.7% of the time at Progressive Field, going 44-31-0 SU.
The Indians have been a less than ideal Over pick for over/under MLB bettors, having gone 64-81-5.
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
9/16/2019 Matthew Boyd SP Personal Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
9/16/2019 Daniel Stumpf RP Elbow Out for the season
9/16/2019 Buck Farmer RP Undisclosed
9/14/2019 Niko Goodrum SS Groin Expected to be out until at least Sep 28
9/11/2019 Tyson Ross SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 20
9/1/2019 JaCoby Jones CF Wrist Out for the season
8/14/2019 Blaine Hardy RP Elbow Out for the season
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
9/15/2019 Jason Kipnis 2B Wrist Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/13/2019 Tyler Naquin RF Knee Out for the season
9/13/2019 Brad Hand RP Arm Expected to be out until at least Sep 17
9/11/2019 Christian Arroyo 3B Elbow Expected to be out until at least Sep 24
9/7/2019 Corey Kluber SP Oblique Out for the season
9/6/2019 Danny Salazar SP Groin Out for the season
9/1/2019 Tyler Olson RP Infection Out for the season
9/1/2019 A.J RP Shoulder Out for the season
8/25/2019 Jose Ramirez 3B Hand Out for the season
7/12/2019 Cody Anderson RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Tigers have a 45-104 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Spencer Turnbull has a 3-15 record with an earned run average of 4.77 and a WHIP of 1.48 this season. He has 126 strikeouts over his 132 innings pitched and he's given up 139 hits. He's allowed 9.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.28. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.00 and they have given up 599 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .260 against the bullpen and they've struck out 555 hitters and walked 273 batters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.5 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 5.25. The Tigers pitchers collectively have given up 1,423 base hits and 775 earned runs. They have allowed 236 home runs this season, ranking them 6th in the league. Detroit as a pitching staff has walked 504 batters and struck out 1,256. They have walked 3.4 men per 9 innings while striking out 8.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.45 and their FIP as a unit is 4.92.
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As a team Detroit is hitting .242, good for 25th in the league. The Tigers hold a .391 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .297, which is good for 29th in baseball. They rank 22nd in MLB with 8.4 hits per game. Miguel Cabrera is hitting .285 with an on-base percentage of .349. He has 133 hits this season in 467 at bats with 55 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .394 and an OPS+ of 96. Brandon Dixon is hitting .247 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .293. He has totaled 90 hits and he has driven in 51 men in 364 at bats. His OPS+ is 89 while his slugging percentage is at .442. The Tigers have 1,245 hits, including 275 doubles and 140 home runs. Detroit has walked 373 times so far this season and they have struck out 1,489 times as a unit. They have left 1,002 men on base and have a team OPS of .687. They score 3.72 runs per contest and have scored a total of 554 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 87-63 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.93, Aaron Civale has a 3-3 record and a 1.05 WHIP. He has 38 strikeouts over the 46.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 37 hits. He's allowing 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 2.98. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.68 and they have given up 436 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .242 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 486 batters and walked 161 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.1 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 3.7. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 1,202 base knocks and 548 earned runs this season. They have given up 193 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 419 hitters and struck out 1,405 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 4.07.
As a team, they are batting .251, good for 15th in the league. The Indians hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .325, which is good for 15th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.4 hits per contest. Carlos Santana comes into this matchup batting .280 with an OBP of .398. He has 150 hits this year along with 89 RBI in 535 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .527 with an OPS+ of 138. Francisco Lindor is hitting .292 this season and he has an OBP of .343. He has collected 161 hits in 551 at bats while driving in 70 runs. He has an OPS+ of 123 and a slugging percentage of .535. The Indians as a unit have 1,260 base hits, including 264 doubles and 208 homers. Cleveland has walked 523 times this year and they have struck out on 1,222 occasions. They have had 1,000 men left on base and have an OPS of .759. They have scored 4.73 runs per game and totaled 709 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Tigers/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tigers and over the total runs
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