Cleveland Indians (8-6) vs Orioles ( 5-11)Date : 04/20/2018
Time : 7:05
Location : Trenton Gas
Pick, Prediction, & Preview:
Cleveland Indians vs Orioles
Orioles are slated to play against the Indians on Friday after being beaten 3-1 on Sunday by the Red Sox. The Orioles are expected to start with their best pitcher Andrew Cashner in the matchup against the Indians. The Orioles lost three games last weekend in Boston. They are currently at 5-11 on the season behind Boston by 8.5 matches in the AL East before they play against Tigers.
The Indians look very strong, and they have been performing well of late. They have won five matches before playing with Toronto where they lost on Friday. They are currently in the second position in the AL Central behind the Twins by a half a match. They are at 8-6 overall games.
Cleveland Indians's Latest Performance :
Carlos Carrasco has proven to be a reliable pitcher since he started playing for Indians. He started at the record of 3-0 this season. Carrasco is likely to set a high record this season. He got a win in his first start going for 5.2 innings retiring six earned runs. He was lucky that the Indians offense bailed him out. Carrasco showed a significant improvement in his second start by giving up two runs and striking six innings.
Carrasco is one of the pitchers that Indians can depend on. He provided total pitches against the Tiger and allowed only three hits. He went with a single run. His ERA has gone down from 7.94 to 5.40 to 3.48 in the previous starts. The good news for Indians is that the player has always got a win in each start.
Orioles's Latest Performance :
Kevin Gausman is the ideal start for Orioles against the Indians. He was at 1-1 with ERA 6.63 and WHIP 1.60. He has 15 threw above 15 innings and six walks of work this season. He got his first win against Toronto last week. He had six innings in the game. Gausman gave up three runs on six strikes with seven threw outs and three walks. He appeared in his seventh start against the Tiger, and he is 1-1 with ERA 4.11 along with 1.20 WHIP. He has earned seven walks, and 28 threw out over 35 innings of work.
How Cleveland Indians & Orioles Matchup.
Vegas Odds, Offshore Odds, & Odds ATS:
In-Depth Analysis of each team:
Both sides have the potential to earn a win, but it will depend on how each side will defend and attack. Carrasco and Gausman are the players to watch tonight.
Against The Spread Selection: Indians
My reason for the pick :
I think the Indians have home advantage to win the game. They already clearing out the mess they did against the Toronto.
Betting trends for Cleveland Indians:
- Indians are 43-13 in their last 56 overall games
Betting trends for Orioles:
- 9-10 for Orioles in the previous 39 whole matches
- Orioles 1-5 in their last six games in AL central