Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians MLB Parlay 5/24/2019
Friday, May 24, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Blake Snell vs. Shane Bieber
Francisco Lindor and the Cleveland Indians (25-23, 2nd in AL Central) play the Tampa Bay Rays (28-18, 2nd in AL East) at Progressive Field on Friday, May 24, 2019. The line on this game has the Rays coming in at -136 and the Indians are at +126. The over/under is set at 8.
The Rays have been an excellent play for bettors, having gone 28-18-0 SU. The Indians cover 52.1% of the time, going 25-23-0 straight up. The Rays have been an excellent play for bettors as a favorite, going 22-15-0 SU. Cleveland covers 50.0% of the time as the underdog, having gone 4-4-0 straight up.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Rays have been a decent Under choice for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 20-24-2.
The Rays cover 68.2% of the time away from home, having gone 15-7-0 straight up.
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
The Indians cover 56.0% of the time at Progressive Field, going 14-11-0 SU.
The Indians have been a bad Over choice for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 18-28-2.
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
05/22/19 3B Yandy Diaz Hand is questionable Thursday vs Cleveland Indians
05/17/19 C Anthony Bemboom Knee 10-day IL (05/15)
05/11/19 P Tyler Glasnow Forearm 10-day IL (05/11)
05/10/19 C Mike Zunino Quad 10-day IL (05/09)
05/08/19 C Michael Perez Oblique 10-day IL (05/08)
04/26/19 2B Joey Wendle Wrist 10-day IL (04/25)
03/30/19 P Anthony Banda Elbow 10-day IL (03/28)
03/28/19 P Jose De Leon Elbow 60-day IL (03/28)
03/28/19 3B Matt Duffy Hamstring 60-day IL (03/25)
Key Cleveland Indians Injuries
05/14/19 CF Tyler Naquin Calf 10-day IL (05/14)
05/01/19 P Corey Kluber Forearm 10-day IL (05/03)
04/09/19 P Mike Clevinger Back 10-day IL (04/09)
03/27/19 CF Bradley Zimmer Shoulder 10-day IL (03/25)
03/25/19 P Danny Salazar Shoulder 60-day IL (03/24)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Rays have a 28-18 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Blake Snell has a 3-4 record with an earned run average of 3.31 and a WHIP of 1.00 this season. He has 71 strikeouts over his 49 innings pitched and he's given up 37 hits. He's allowed 6.8 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 2.57. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.50 and they have given up 185 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .227 against the bullpen and they've struck out 221 hitters and walked 80 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7.1 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.8 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 3. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 329 base hits and 140 earned runs. They have allowed 41 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 135 batters and struck out 458. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.11 and their FIP as a unit is 3.23.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .252, good for 9th in the league. The Rays hold a .430 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 10th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Tommy Pham is hitting .279 with an on-base percentage of .393. He has 48 hits this season in 172 at bats with 20 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .436 and an OPS+ of 127. Brandon Lowe is hitting .288 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .337. He has totaled 45 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 156 at bats. His OPS+ is 136 while his slugging percentage is at .551. The Rays have 399 hits, including 81 doubles and 58 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 168 times so far this season and they have struck out 440 times as a unit. They have left 336 men on base and have a team OPS of .761. They score 4.48 runs per contest and have scored a total of 206 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 25-23 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.22, Shane Bieber has a 3-2 record and a 1.01 WHIP. He has 69 strikeouts over the 58.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 46 hits. He's allowing 7.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.71. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.04 and they have given up 131 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .233 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 142 batters and walked 43 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.8 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.5 batters per nine innings. They are 6th in the league in team earned run average at 3.66. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 365 base knocks and 171 earned runs this season. They have given up 57 home runs this year, which ranks 26th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 140 hitters and struck out 446 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.20 while their FIP as a staff is 3.87.
As a team, they are batting .224, good for 25th in the league. The Indians hold a .366 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .310, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.2 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .296 with an OBP of .349. He has 34 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 115 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .513 with an OPS+ of 122. Carlos Santana is hitting .291 this season and he has an OBP of .409. He has collected 48 hits in 165 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 136 and a slugging percentage of .491. The Indians as a unit have 347 base hits, including 67 doubles and 51 homers. Cleveland has walked 185 times this year and they have struck out on 429 occasions. They have had 321 men left on base and have an OPS of .676. They have scored 3.92 runs per game and totaled 188 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians +126
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