Milwaukee Brewers vs Cleveland Indians Prediction, 9/12/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Milwaukee Brewers vs Cleveland Indians
Date: Sunday, September 12, 2021
Location: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH
TV: SportsTime Ohio
Odds/Point Spread: Milwaukee (-196) Cleveland (+150)
Logan Allen and the Cleveland Indians (69-70, 2nd in AL Central) play the Milwaukee Brewers (87-55, 1st in NL Central) at Progressive Field on Sunday. The Brewers open this matchup at -196 while the Indians are priced at +150. The O/U is set at 8.5. The pitchers who are expected to start are Brandon Woodruff and Logan Allen.
Milwaukee owns a slugging percentage of .401 and have been rung up 1,298 times, while being walked on 510 occasions. They have 624 RBI's in addition to 1,114 hits so far this season, while their team batting average comes in at .237. The Brewers have accrued 228 two-baggers as a team and have knocked 171 balls out of the park. They have accounted for 659 runs scored while holding a team OBP of .320. As a squad, the Milwaukee Brewers are scoring 4.6 runs per game, which has them at 10th in MLB.
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The Brewers hold a team ERA of 3.42 on the season (3rd in the league), and they have struck out 1,408 batters. Their pitching staff has walked 486 opposing players and their FIP is 3.72 as a unit on the year. They have earned a K/BB ratio of 2.90 and the pitching staff holds a WHIP of 1.19. Brewers pitchers have conceded 143 long balls and 535 total runs (3rd in MLB).
The Brewers have sent 470 relievers to the mound this season. The bullpen pitchers have inherited 133 base runners on the season and 36.1% of those players earned a run for their team. They have compiled 39 saves this season and have blown 24 of 63 save chances. The Brewers relief pitchers have accumulated a save percentage of 61.9% and has come into the game in 139 save situations. The relievers have racked up 74 holds so far this season (12th in the league). Brewers pitchers have entered the game with players on base 91 times and also have had 171 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Brewers have converted 70.8% of balls in play into outs out of 11,349 innings on the field, ranking them 5th in baseball. The Milwaukee Brewers have 3,783 putouts at this point in the season, in addition to 1,188 assists and 86 errors. Their fielding percentage is currently at .983 which has them ranked 23rd in baseball, and have accumulated 906 double plays.
Woodruff has thrown 444 frames and has racked up 504 strikeouts in his MLB career. Woodruff (28-19 career win-loss record) is the owner of a FIP of 3.21 and he has gone up against 1,791 hitters during his time in the majors. His earned run average is 3.22 (159 earned runs allowed) and he has a career WHIP of 1.074. He has allowed 360 base knocks (7.3 hits per 9 innings) and has 117 free passes.
Cleveland has accumulated 179 home runs on the season to go along with 589 runs batted in. They have 212 two-baggers, while walking 408 times as well as scoring 613 runs. The Cleveland Indians hold a team OBP of .305 in addition to a batting average of .237 so far this year. The Indians hold a slugging percentage of .408 and they score 4.41 runs per game (18th in MLB). They have struck out on 1,185 instances (22nd in baseball) and have notched a total of 1,090 base hits.
The Indians have a WHIP of 1.287 and are the owners of a FIP of 4.40 as a squad this season. They have a ranking of 13th in the league as a pitching staff in total hits given up with 1,097. The Cleveland pitching staff have conceded 630 runs this season while holding an ERA of 4.35 (589 earned runs conceded). Their K/BB ratio is 2.61 (1,228 strikeouts vs 470 walks). They have surrendered 184 homers and they allow 4.66 runs per 9 innings (15th in the league).
Cleveland relievers hold an inherited score percentage of 37.4% out of their 182 inherited base runners. Their bullpen pitchers have stepped onto the mound 150 times in high leverage situations in addition to 130 occasions with base runners. With 119 save situations, the Indians have 62 holds and 17 blown saves. They are ranked 2nd in the league holding a save percentage of 68.5%, and they have sent 464 relievers to the hill on the season. Cleveland has called on relief pitchers to step onto the mound in 54 save opportunities and they have walked away with 37 saves.
The Cleveland Indians have turned 116 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .984 (17th in the majors). The Indians have accrued 1,222 assists, 77 errors and are sitting with 3,654 putouts over the course of the season. Out of their 10,962 innings on the diamond, the Indians have accumulated a defensive efficiency of 70.2% (8th in professional baseball).
Allen (3-9 record in his career) has earned a 6.15 ERA and has allowed 10.5 hits per nine innings. His strikeout to walk ratio is 1.46 and he has gone up against 356 batters in his MLB career. He has given up a total of 54 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.608 and being the owner of a FIP of 6.3. During his MLB career, Allen has allowed 92 hits and he has 51 strikeouts in 79 innings pitched.
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Parlay's Pundit's Pick: Take Cleveland (+150) and under 8.5 runs
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