Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians Prediction, 6/30/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Detroit Tigers vs Cleveland Indians
Date: Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Location: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH
TV: SportsTime Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Detroit (+155) Cleveland (-200)
Cal Quantrill and the Cleveland Indians (42-33, 2nd in AL Central) play the Detroit Tigers (34-45, 4th in AL Central) at Progressive Field on Wednesday. The Indians open this contest at -200 while the Tigers are priced at +155. The over/under opens at 8.5. The men taking the mound will be Wily Peralta and Cal Quantrill.
Detroit has a slugging rate of .379 and have struck out 786 times, while taking a walk on 248 occasions. They have earned 297 runs batted in in addition to 596 base knocks so far this season, while their batting average comes in at .230. The Tigers have tallied 100 two-baggers as a unit and have hit 84 balls out of the park. They have a total of 308 runs and have an OBP of .301. As a squad, the Detroit Tigers are scoring 3.9 runs per contest, which puts them at 28th in baseball.
The Tigers have a team ERA of 4.60 this year (22nd in the league), and they have rung up 631 batters. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 2.24 and their pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.39. Tigers pitchers have conceded 94 long balls in addition to 388 runs in total (25th in the league). Their pitching staff has walked 282 opposing batters and their FIP comes in at 4.54 as a unit over the course of the season.
The Tigers have dispatched 270 relievers to the mound for the season. The relievers have inherited 109 runners on the campaign and 33.9% of them earned a run for their team. They have tallied 17 saves for the season and have missed out on 10 of their 27 chances to get a save. The Tigers bullpen have earned a save percentage of 63.0% and has stepped onto the mound in 66 save situations. The relief pitchers have accumulated 37 holds on the campaign (15th in baseball). Tigers relief pitchers have stepped onto the hill with opponents on base 71 times in addition to having 74 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Detroit Tigers have accumulated 2,058 putouts over the course of the season, in addition to 702 assists and 48 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .983 which ranks 21st in baseball, and have accumulated 568 double plays. The Tigers have turned 68.8% of balls in play into outs out of their 6,174 innings, which has them sitting at 21st in professional baseball.
Peralta (50-57 career mark) holds a FIP of 4.54 and he has faced 3,417 hitters in the majors. He has surrendered 844 hits (9.6 hits per nine innings) and has 304 walks. His earned run average is 4.52 (396 ER's allowed) and his career WHIP is 1.456. Peralta has pitched in 788 innings and has 573 K's during his MLB career.
Cleveland is sitting with 91 home runs for the season to go along with 315 RBIs. They have hit 109 two-baggers, while taking a walk 213 times and putting up 332 runs. The Cleveland Indians have accounted for a team on-base percentage of .298 and a batting average of .230 this year. The Indians have a SLG% of .395 and they have an average of 4.43 runs per contest (14th in MLB). They have struck out on 618 instances (29th in the league) and are sitting with 564 hits.
The Indians hold a team WHIP of 1.277 with a FIP of 4.15 as a unit on the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio comes in at 2.70 (725 strikeouts against 269 bases on balls). They are currently ranked 7th in MLB as a staff in total hits surrendered with 565. They have allowed 94 dingers and they relinquish 4.51 runs per 9 innings (15th in baseball). The Cleveland pitching staff have relinquished 327 runs this season while holding an ERA of 4.24 (308 earned runs yielded).
Cleveland has called on relievers to step onto the mound in 27 save chances and they have walked away with 22 saves. They sit at 1st in the league with a save rate of 81.5%, and they have sent 248 relievers onto the field so far this year. Their bullpen pitchers have taken the field 70 times in high leverage situations and on 67 occasions with runners on base. Cleveland relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 31.5% out of 92 inherited runners. With 62 save situations, the Indians have 33 holds and also 5 blown saves.
In 5,883 innings on the diamond, the Indians are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 69.9% (16th in the majors). The Cleveland Indians have twisted 60 double plays and have accounted for a fielding rate of .985 (10th in the majors). The Indians have 634 assists, 40 errors and have accounted for 1,961 putouts for the year.
Quantrill (8-10 career mark) has a 4.25 ERA while conceding 9.0 hits per nine innings. He has a K/BB ratio of 3.06 and he has faced 780 opposing batters in his MLB career. He has given up 86 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.286 and a FIP of 4.1. During his MLB career, Quantrill has surrendered 183 base hits while totaling 156 strikeouts in 182 frames.
Who will win tonight's MLB game ATS?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Detroit (+155)
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