Milwaukee Brewers vs Cleveland Indians Prediction, 9/11/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Cleveland Indians
Date: Saturday, September 11, 2021
Location: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH
TV: SportsTime Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (-200) Cleveland (+155)
Corbin Burnes and the Milwaukee Brewers (86-55, 1st in NL Central) are headed to Progressive Field on Saturday where they'll take on the Cleveland Indians (69-69, 2nd in AL Central). The moneyline on this contest has the Brewers coming in at -200 and the Indians are at +155. The over/under has been set at 7. The starting pitchers are Corbin Burnes and Zach Plesac.
Milwaukee owns a slugging percentage of .399 and have struck out 1,293 times, while taking a walk on 506 occasions. They have tallied 616 runs batted in and 1,102 hits for the year, while their team batting average is .236. The Brewers have accrued 225 two-baggers as a squad and have smacked 167 baseballs out of the stadium. They have a total of 649 runs and have an on-base percentage of .320. As a team, the Milwaukee Brewers are notching 4.6 runs per outing, which ranks them 11th in the league.
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The Brewers have an earned run average of 3.44 for the year (3rd in baseball), and the staff has struck out 1,402 hitters. Their pitching staff has walked 480 hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.72 as a unit over the course of the season. Their strikeout to walk ratio is 2.92 and their pitching staff has earned a collective WHIP of 1.19. Brewers pitchers have yielded 143 home runs and 532 total runs (3rd in the league).
The Brewers have dispatched 467 relief pitchers to the mound on the season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 133 base runners this year with 36.1% of those players earned a run for their team. They have recorded 39 saves on the campaign and have blown 24 of 63 save opportunities. The Brewers bullpen have earned a save rate of 61.9% and has come into the game in 139 save situations. The relievers have notched 74 holds on the year (12th in MLB). Brewers pitchers have come into the game with runners on base 91 times in addition to having 171 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Milwaukee Brewers are sitting with 3,756 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 1,175 assists and 84 errors. Their fielding percentage is at .983 which ranks 23rd in baseball, and have accumulated 901 double plays. The Brewers have converted 70.7% of baseballs in play into outs out of 11,268 innings on the diamond, which has them sitting at 5th in MLB.
Burnes has thrown 290 innings and has earned 389 strikeouts so far in his career. Burnes (21-10 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 2.72 and he has gone up against 1,196 opposing batters during his time in the major leagues. His ERA is 3.44 (111 earned runs allowed) and he has a WHIP of 1.125. He has allowed 244 base knocks (7.6 hits per nine innings) and has had 83 walks.
Cleveland has 179 home runs this year to go along with 586 RBIs. They have hit 212 doubles, while getting a free base 402 times and racking up 610 runs. The Cleveland Indians have earned a team OBP of .305 and a team batting average of .238 for the season. The Indians have a SLG% of .411 and they score 4.42 runs per contest (18th in the league). They have been rung up on 1,179 occasions (21st in the league) and have a total of 1,087 base hits.
The Cleveland pitching staff have relinquished 620 runs so far this year while holding an ERA of 4.32 (580 earned runs allowed). They have surrendered 180 home runs and they allow 4.62 runs per 9 innings (15th in MLB). The Indians hold a team WHIP of 1.283 in addition to having a FIP of 4.36 as a squad this season. Their K/BB ratio is 2.62 (1,223 strikeouts vs 466 walks). They come in at 12th in the league as a staff in total hits allowed with 1,085.
Cleveland relievers have an inherited score percentage of 36.3% out of their 179 inherited runners. Their relief pitchers have come in 150 times in high leverage situations and also on 129 occasions with runners on. With 119 save situations, the Indians have 62 holds in addition to 17 blown saves. They rank 2nd in MLB with a save percentage of 68.5%, and they have dispatched 461 relievers to the hill this season. Cleveland has had relief pitchers step onto the hill in 54 save opportunities and they have walked away with 37 saves.
The Cleveland Indians have turned 115 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .985 (16th in the majors). The Indians have accrued 1,215 assists, 74 errors and have 3,627 putouts so far this season. In 10,881 innings played, the Indians hold a efficiency on defense of 70.3% (7th in the majors).
Plesac (22-12 career win-loss record) holds a 3.81 ERA and has given up 7.8 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.15 and he has faced 1,180 batters so far in his pro baseball career. He has surrendered a total of 123 ER's while holding a WHIP of 1.123 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.6. In his career, Plesac has surrendered 253 base hits and he has 230 strikeouts in 290 innings.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Cleveland (+155) and under 7 runs
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