Indians at Rays 8/13/17 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Cleveland Indians vs. Tampa Bay Rays
MLB: 1:10 PM EST
Aug. 13, 2017
Latest Odds : CLE -200 Total 7.5
The Indians are coming into this game to face off against the Rays with a 3.5 game lead over the Twins. However, the Rays are coming into the game behind the Red Sox by 7 games on the year. The Rays are only 3.5 games behind the Yankees for second place and that is going to make it easier for the Rays to actually get into and that could put them into a prime position for competing against the other teams for a wild card berth.
Corey Kluber is the pitcher who the Indians are handing the ball over to. Kluber on the year has thrown in 19 games, with 4 complete games and 2 shutouts. He has managed to get a total of 132.2 innings under his belt and struck out 183 batters. Kluber has a 10-3 record and has managed to post a 2.65 ERA.
Austin Pruitt is going to the mound for the Rays. Pruitt on the season has 21 games under his belt, but only 4 starts. He has a total of 49 innings with 43 strikeouts, but has managed to get a 6-3 record with a 5.14 ERA.
Recent Betting Trends:
Indians are 1-4 in their last 5 Sunday games.
Rays are 6-0 in their last 6 during game 4 of a series.
Under is 4-1 in Indians last 5 road games.
Under is 6-0-1 in Rays last 7 games vs. a starter with a WHIP less than 1.15.
Free Betting Pick: Cleveland Indians -1.5 (-110)
Indians win again tonight as they have ace Kluber starting and since returning from the disabled list he has been nearly unhitable. Cleveland has won his last 4 starts as Kluber has not allowed more than 3 runs in last 10 starts. Final Score Prediction, Cleveland Indians win and cover the run line 6-2.