New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians Expert MLB Picks 6/9/2019
Sunday, June 9, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Masahiro Tanaka vs. Shane Bieber
Francisco Lindor and the Cleveland Indians (32-31, 2nd in AL Central) host the New York Yankees (39-23, 1st in AL East) at Progressive Field on Sunday, June 9, 2019. The line on this matchup has the Yankees priced at -143 and the Indians are at +133. The O/U has been set at 9.
The Yankees have been an excellent choice for bettors, having gone 39-23-0 SU. The Indians are covering 50.8% of the time, going 32-31-0 straight up. The Yankees have been bad for Las Vegas oddsmakers as a favorite, going 34-16-0 SU. The Indians are covering 58.8% of the time as an underdog, having gone 10-7-0 straight up.
Valuable New York Yankees Betting Trends
The Yankees have been an inconsistent Under choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 31-28-3.
New York is covering 62.1% of the time away from home, having gone 18-11-0 straight up.
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians are covering 54.5% of the time at Progressive Field, going 18-15-0 SU.
The Indians have been an excellent Under choice for O/U wagerers, having gone 25-36-2.
Key New York Yankees Injuries
6/7/2019 Dellin Betances RP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jun 21
6/7/2019 Gleyber Torres SS Shoulder Probable for Jun 8
6/7/2019 Troy Tulowitzki SS Calf Expected to be out until at least Jun 24
6/5/2019 Aaron Judge RF Oblique Expected to be out until at least Jun 29
6/5/2019 Jake Barrett RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jun 14
6/3/2019 Jacoby Ellsbury CF Foot Expected to be out until at least Aug 15
6/3/2019 Ben Heller RP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Jul 20
6/3/2019 Greg Bird 1B Foot 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
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
5/5/2019 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
6/7/2019 Mike Clevinger SP Back Expected to be out until at least Jun 15
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
5/16/2019 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 39-23 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka has a 3-5 record with an earned run average of 3.42 and a WHIP of 1.19 this season. He has 67 strikeouts over his 76.1 innings pitched and he's given up 72 hits. He's allowed 8.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.09. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.76 and they have given up 197 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the bullpen and they've struck out 261 hitters and walked 94 batters. As a team, New York allows 8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 5th in the league in team earned run average at 3.82. The Yankees pitchers collectively have given up 489 base hits and 235 earned runs. They have allowed 86 home runs this season, ranking them 13th in the league. New York as a pitching staff has walked 190 batters and struck out 581. They have walked 3.1 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.5 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.23 and their FIP as a unit is 4.20.
As a team New York is hitting .256, good for 10th in the league. The Yankees hold a .446 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 9th in baseball. They rank 13th in MLB with 8.6 hits per game. Luke Voit is hitting .259 with an on-base percentage of .375. He has 59 hits this season in 228 at bats with 39 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .496 and an OPS+ of 131. 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 534 hits, including 87 doubles and 100 home runs. New York has walked 223 times so far this season and they have struck out 540 times as a unit. They have left 400 men on base and have a team OPS of .778. They score 5.29 runs per contest and have scored a total of 328 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 32-31 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.57, Shane Bieber has a 5-2 record and a 1.07 WHIP. He has 92 strikeouts over the 75.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 63 hits. He's allowing 7.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.08. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.25 and they have given up 175 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .235 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 198 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 3.93. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 501 base knocks and 241 earned runs this season. They have given up 84 home runs this year, which ranks 15th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 173 hitters and struck out 587 batters. They give up a walk 2.8 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.22 while their FIP as a staff is 4.10.
As a team, they are batting .226, good for 28th in the league. The Indians hold a .379 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .311, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 29th in MLB with 7.3 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .302 with an OBP of .372. He has 52 hits this year along with 24 RBI in 172 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .547 with an OPS+ of 138. Carlos Santana is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .405. He has collected 63 hits in 220 at bats while driving in 39 runs. He has an OPS+ of 141 and a slugging percentage of .518. The Indians as a unit have 461 base hits, including 89 doubles and 72 homers. Cleveland has walked 236 times this year and they have struck out on 538 occasions. They have had 416 men left on base and have an OPS of .690. They have scored 4.08 runs per game and totaled 257 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Yankees/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Indians +133
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