New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians Expert MLB Picks 6/7/2019
Friday, June 7, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Domingo German vs. Zach Plesac
Francisco Lindor and the Cleveland Indians (31-30, 2nd in AL Central) host the New York Yankees (38-22, 1st in AL East) at Progressive Field on Friday, June 7, 2019. The Yankees open this contest at -109 while the Indians are priced at -101. The over/under is set at 9.
The Yankees have been an excellent play for MLB bettors, having gone 38-22-0 SU. The Indians cover 50.8% of the time, going 31-30-0 straight up. The Yankees have been terrible for Vegas oddsmakers oddsmakers as favorites, going 33-15-0 SU. The Indians cover 56.2% of the time as an underdog, having gone 9-7-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees have been a dicey Under choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 31-26-3.
New York covers 63.0% of the time as the road team, having gone 17-10-0 straight up.
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
Cleveland covers 54.8% of the time at Progressive Field, going 17-14-0 SU.
The Indians have been a very good Under choice for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 24-35-2.
Key New York Yankees Injuries
6/5/2019 Jake Barrett RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/5/2019 Aaron Judge RF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 29
6/3/2019 Ben Heller RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/3/2019 Jonathan Loaisiga SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
6/3/2019 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
6/3/2019 Greg Bird 1B Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/3/2019 Troy Tulowitzki SS Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 18
6/1/2019 Didi Gregorius SS Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 7
5/22/2019 Giancarlo Stanton LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
5/21/2019 Miguel Andujar DH Shoulder Out for the season
5/21/2019 Dellin Betances RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 19
5/5/2019 Luis Severino SP Lat Expected to be out until at least Jul 12
3/23/2019 Jordan Montgomery SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
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
6/2/2019 Dan Otero RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 10
5/28/2019 Danny Salazar SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 28
5/28/2019 Mike Clevinger SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 11
5/16/2019 Bradley Zimmer CF Side Expected to be out until at least Jun 8
5/7/2019 Corey Kluber SP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Yankees have a 38-22 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Domingo German has a 9-1 record with an earned run average of 3.66 and a WHIP of 1.11 this season. He has 71 strikeouts over his 64 innings pitched and he's given up 53 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.86. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.74 and they have given up 192 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .224 against the bullpen and they've struck out 260 hitters and walked 93 batters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.83. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 474 base hits and 228 earned runs. They have allowed 83 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 188 batters and struck out 570. They have walked 3.2 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.6 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.24 and their FIP as a unit is 4.20.
As a team New York is hitting .257, good for 9th in the league. The Yankees hold a .448 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .334, which is good for 8th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Luke Voit is hitting .267 with an on-base percentage of .380. He has 59 hits this season in 221 at bats with 39 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .511 and an OPS+ of 136. Gleyber Torres is hitting .279 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .326. He has totaled 62 hits and he has driven in 31 men in 222 at bats. His OPS+ is 122 while his slugging percentage is at .523. The Yankees have 520 hits, including 83 doubles and 97 home runs. New York has walked 218 times so far this season and they have struck out 525 times as a unit. They have left 390 men on base and have a team OPS of .781. They score 5.33 runs per contest and have scored a total of 320 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 31-30 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 1.46, Zach Plesac has a 0-1 record and a 0.81 WHIP. He has 9 strikeouts over the 12.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 8 hits. He's allowing 5.8 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.24. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.30 and they have given up 173 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .236 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 194 batters and walked 55 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 8.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.6 batters per nine innings. They are 8th in the league in team earned run average at 3.95. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 488 base knocks and 234 earned runs this season. They have given up 80 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 169 hitters and struck out 571 batters. They give up a walk 2.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.23 while their FIP as a staff is 4.08.
As a team, they are batting .227, good for 28th in the league. The Indians hold a .378 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .313, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.4 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .311 with an OBP of .383. He has 51 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 164 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .555 with an OPS+ of 143. Carlos Santana is hitting .285 this season and he has an OBP of .402. He has collected 61 hits in 214 at bats while driving in 37 runs. He has an OPS+ of 137 and a slugging percentage of .505. The Indians as a unit have 450 base hits, including 88 doubles and 68 homers. Cleveland has walked 232 times this year and they have struck out on 522 occasions. They have had 409 men left on base and have an OPS of .691. They have scored 4.07 runs per game and totaled 248 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Indians -101
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