Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians MLB Parlay 5/25/2019
Saturday, May 25, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Charlie Morton vs. Carlos Carrasco
Carlos Santana and the Cleveland Indians (25-24, 2nd in AL Central) play the Tampa Bay Rays (29-18, 2nd in AL East) at Progressive Field on Saturday, May 25, 2019. The Rays open this contest at +122 while the Indians are priced at -132. The over/under has been set at 8.
The Rays have been a very good option for MLB bettors, having gone 29-18-0 SU. Cleveland covers 51.0% of the time, going 25-24-0 straight up. The Indians have been decent for MLB wagerers as favorites, going 21-19-0 SU. Tampa Bay has went 6-3-0 straight up as the underdog, so they are covering 66.7% of the time.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Rays have been a strong Under bet for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 20-25-2.
Tampa Bay covers 69.6% of the time as the visitor, having gone 16-7-0 straight up.
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
Cleveland covers 53.8% of the time at Progressive Field, going 14-12-0 SU.
The Indians have been a strong Under bet for over/under baseball wagerers, having gone 18-29-2.
Key Tampa Bay Rays Injuries
05/24/19 3B Yandy Diaz Hand 10-day IL (05/20)
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
05/24/19 CF Oscar Mercado Hip left last game, is questionable Friday vs Tampa Bay Rays
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 29-18 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Charlie Morton has a 4-0 record with an earned run average of 2.65 and a WHIP of 1.20 this season. He has 67 strikeouts over his 54.1 innings pitched and he's given up 40 hits. He's allowed 6.6 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.18. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.48 and they have given up 185 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .225 against the bullpen and they've struck out 223 hitters and walked 82 batters. As a team, Tampa Bay allows 7 hits per nine innings while striking out 9.7 batters per nine innings. They are 1st in the league in team earned run average at 2.98. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 333 base hits and 142 earned runs. They have allowed 41 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 138 batters and struck out 464. They have walked 2.9 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.10 and their FIP as a unit is 3.23.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .255, good for 9th in the league. The Rays hold a .437 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .332, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.8 hits per game. Brandon Lowe is hitting .288 with an on-base percentage of .335. He has 46 hits this season in 160 at bats with 28 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .544 and an OPS+ of 134. Tommy Pham is hitting .290 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .403. He has totaled 51 hits and he has driven in 22 men in 176 at bats. His OPS+ is 135 while his slugging percentage is at .460. The Rays have 413 hits, including 83 doubles and 62 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 169 times so far this season and they have struck out 447 times as a unit. They have left 342 men on base and have a team OPS of .769. They score 4.53 runs per contest and have scored a total of 213 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 25-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 4.30, Carlos Carrasco has a 4-4 record and a 1.22 WHIP. He has 66 strikeouts over the 52.1 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 55 hits. He's allowing 9.5 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 3.62. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.97 and they have given up 133 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .231 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 146 batters and walked 44 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.9 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 3.73. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 379 base knocks and 178 earned runs this season. They have given up 61 home runs this year, which ranks 18th in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 141 hitters and struck out 453 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.5 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.96.
As a team, they are batting .222, good for 25th in the league. The Indians hold a .362 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .308, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.2 hits per contest. Carlos Santana comes into this matchup batting .287 with an OBP of .411. He has 48 hits this year along with 28 RBI in 167 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .485 with an OPS+ of 135. Francisco Lindor is hitting .286 this season and he has an OBP of .338. He has collected 34 hits in 119 at bats while driving in 15 runs. He has an OPS+ of 115 and a slugging percentage of .496. The Indians as a unit have 351 base hits, including 68 doubles and 51 homers. Cleveland has walked 188 times this year and they have struck out on 435 occasions. They have had 326 men left on base and have an OPS of .670. They have scored 3.88 runs per game and totaled 190 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians -132
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