Baltimore Orioles vs Cleveland Indians Prediction, 6/15/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baltimore Orioles vs Cleveland Indians
Date: Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Location: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH
TV: SportsTime Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Baltimore (+165) Cleveland (-217)
Progressive Field is the venue where Cal Quantrill and the Cleveland Indians (34-28, 2nd in AL Central) will play the Baltimore Orioles (22-42, 5th in AL East) on Tuesday. The Indians open this contest at -217 while the Orioles are priced at +165. The total opens at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Matt Harvey and Cal Quantrill.
The Orioles have compiled 111 doubles as a team and have hit 69 balls out of the stadium. Baltimore has a slugging % of .395 and have been called out on strikes 547 times, while drawing a walk on 180 occasions. As a unit, the Baltimore Orioles are scoring 4.0 runs per game, which ranks them 22nd in MLB. They have recorded 248 RBI's as well as 503 hits so far this year, while their average at the plate sits at .237. They have earned 258 runs scored and hold an OBP of .302.
The Orioles hold a team ERA of 5.08 for the year (29th in the league), and the staff has struck out 557 batters. They have a strikeout to walk ratio of 2.70 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.39. Orioles pitchers have surrendered 98 long balls and also 326 runs in total (25th in baseball). Their pitching staff has walked 206 hitters and their FIP is 4.69 as a team on the year.
The Orioles have sent 218 relievers to the hill this year. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 118 runners this year and 38.1% of them earned a run for their team. They have earned 11 saves this year and have missed out on 11 out of their 22 chances to save the game. The Orioles relievers have accumulated a save percentage of 50.0% and has entered the game in 53 save situations. The bullpen have tallied 30 holds on the season (17th in the league). Orioles relief pitchers have entered the game with players on base 79 times in addition to having 69 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Baltimore Orioles have 1,653 putouts at this point in the season, as well as 513 assists and 30 errors. Their fielding percentage is holding steady at .986 which has them sitting 4th in MLB, and have accumulated 447 double plays. The Orioles have transformed 68.3% of baseballs in play into outs in their 4,959 innings, which has them sitting at 25th in professional baseball.
Harvey has pitched in 893 innings and has 819 K's so far in his pro baseball career. Harvey (47-59 career mark) sits with a FIP of 3.93 while he has gone up against 3,776 batters in the major leagues. His earned run average is 4.34 (431 earned runs allowed) and his WHIP is 1.274. He has surrendered 883 hits (8.9 hits per nine innings) and has 255 walks.
The Indians have a SLG% of .386 and they are scoring 4.15 runs per contest (19th in baseball). They have put up 91 two-baggers, while getting a free base 185 times and putting up 257 runs. Cleveland has compiled 71 home runs over the course of the season to go along with 243 runs batted in. They have struck out on 516 instances (28th in baseball) and are sitting with 453 hits. The Cleveland Indians have tallied an OBP of .296 as well as a team batting average of .225 on the year.
The Cleveland pitching staff have allowed 265 runs this season while holding an ERA of 4.11 (247 earned runs yielded). They have relinquished 77 homers and they yield 4.41 runs per 9 innings (14th in the league). The Indians hold a team WHIP of 1.288 with a FIP of 4.17 as a squad so far this year. They currently have a K/BB ratio of 2.63 (603 strikeouts vs 229 bases on balls). They sit at 8th in baseball as a pitching staff in total hits allowed with 468.
Cleveland has called on bullpen pitchers to step onto the hill in 21 save chances and they have recorded 18 saves. They sit at 1st in the league holding a save percentage of 85.7%, and they have dispatched 196 bullpen pitchers onto the field for the year. Their relievers have come in 58 times in high leverage situations in addition to 55 occasions with runners on. Cleveland bullpen pitchers have an inherited score percentage of 29.7% out of their 74 inherited runners. With 45 save situations, the Indians have earned 23 holds and also 3 blown saves.
The Cleveland Indians have turned 48 double plays and own a fielding percentage of .983 (15th in professional baseball). The Indians have recorded 531 assists, 37 errors and have earned a total of 1,625 putouts this year. In their 4,875 innings on the field, the Indians have a defensive efficiency of 69.7% (15th in the majors).
So far in his pro baseball career, Quantrill has surrendered 171 base knocks while he has accumulated 148 strikeouts in 168 frames. He has surrendered a total of 79 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.298 and having a FIP of 4.2. He has a strikeout to walk ratio of 3.08 and he has gone up against 724 opposing hitters in his pro baseball career. Quantrill (8-10 career record) has a 4.22 earned run average and has surrendered 9.1 hits per 9 innings.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Cleveland (-217)
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