Tampa Bay Rays at Cleveland Indians MLB Parlay 5/26/2019
Sunday, May 26, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: Ryne Stanek vs. Trevor Bauer
Tommy Pham and the Tampa Bay Rays (29-19, 2nd in AL East) travel to Progressive Field on Sunday where they'll meet the Cleveland Indians (26-24, 2nd in AL Central). The Rays open this game at -174 while the Indians are coming in at +164. The O/U is set at 8.5.
The Rays have been bad for Vegas oddsmakers, having gone 29-19-0 SU. The Indians cover 52.0% of the time, going 26-24-0 straight up. The Rays have been a strong bet for MLB bettors as favorites, going 23-16-0 SU. Cleveland has gone 5-5-0 straight up as an underdog, so they cover 50.0% of the time.
Valuable Tampa Bay Rays Betting Trends
The Rays have been a bad Over choice for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 20-26-2.
Tampa Bay covers 66.7% of the time as the visitor, having gone 16-8-0 straight up.
Important Cleveland Indians Betting Trends
Cleveland covers 55.6% of the time at Progressive Field, going 15-12-0 SU.
The Indians have been a bad Over choice for O/U MLB bettors, having gone 18-30-2.
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 29-19 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Ryne Stanek has a 0-1 record with an earned run average of 3.38 and a WHIP of 1.05 this season. He has 28 strikeouts over his 26.2 innings pitched and he's given up 19 hits. He's allowed 6.4 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 3.54 and they have given up 187 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .226 against the bullpen and they've struck out 225 hitters and walked 85 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 2.99. The Rays pitchers collectively have given up 339 base hits and 145 earned runs. They have allowed 42 home runs this season, ranking them 30th in the league. Tampa Bay as a pitching staff has walked 144 batters and struck out 473. They have walked 3 men per 9 innings while striking out 9.7 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.11 and their FIP as a unit is 3.26.
As a team Tampa Bay is hitting .253, good for 12th in the league. The Rays hold a .434 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .331, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 9th in MLB with 8.7 hits per game. Tommy Pham is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .398. He has 52 hits this season in 181 at bats with 22 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .459 and an OPS+ of 132. Brandon Lowe is hitting .280 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .328. He has totaled 46 hits and he has driven in 28 men in 164 at bats. His OPS+ is 127 while his slugging percentage is at .530. The Rays have 419 hits, including 86 doubles and 62 home runs. Tampa Bay has walked 173 times so far this season and they have struck out 463 times as a unit. They have left 352 men on base and have a team OPS of .764. They score 4.46 runs per contest and have scored a total of 214 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Cleveland has a 26-24 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 3.95, Trevor Bauer has a 4-3 record and a 1.18 WHIP. He has 80 strikeouts over the 70.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 48 hits. He's allowing 6.1 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 4.26. The bullpen has an earned run average of 2.89 and they have given up 135 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .229 against the Indians bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 152 batters and walked 44 opposing hitters. As a team, Cleveland allows 7.9 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 3.68. The Indians pitchers as a team have surrendered 385 base knocks and 179 earned runs this season. They have given up 61 home runs this year, which ranks 22nd in Major League Baseball. Cleveland as a staff has walked 145 hitters and struck out 469 batters. They give up a walk 3 times per 9 innings while they strike out 9.6 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.21 while their FIP as a staff is 3.90.
As a team, they are batting .222, good for 27th in the league. The Indians hold a .361 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .309, which is good for 22nd in baseball. They rank 30th in MLB with 7.1 hits per contest. Francisco Lindor comes into this matchup batting .285 with an OBP of .336. He has 35 hits this year along with 15 RBI in 123 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .488 with an OPS+ of 112. Carlos Santana is hitting .282 this season and he has an OBP of .408. He has collected 48 hits in 170 at bats while driving in 28 runs. He has an OPS+ of 132 and a slugging percentage of .476. The Indians as a unit have 357 base hits, including 68 doubles and 52 homers. Cleveland has walked 194 times this year and they have struck out on 444 occasions. They have had 334 men left on base and have an OPS of .670. They have scored 3.86 runs per game and totaled 193 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Rays/Indians MLB game against the spread?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Indians +164
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