Orioles at Indians 5/16/19 - MLB Picks & Predictions
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Baltimore Orioles vs. Cleveland Indians
MLB: 6:10 PM EST
May. 16, 2019
Latest Odds : CLE -300 O/U 8.5
On Thursday, the Baltimore Orioles open a three-game series on the road against the Cleveland Indians. The Orioles have had two straight games rained out against the New York Yankees and will attempt to play the final game of that series on Wednesday. On Sunday, the Orioles defeated the Los Angeles Angels 5-1 as Chris Davis hit a home run for his second round tripper in the last three games.
Cleveland defeated the Chicago White Sox 9-0 on Tuesday to split a two-game series with the White Sox. Jordan Luplow belted two of the five home runs the Indians hit in the rout. Carlos Carrasco pitched seven scoreless innings for the Indians and the Cleveland bullpen completed the shutout.
Trey Mancini leads the Orioles with a .318 batting average and in home runs. Dwight Smith Jr. leads in home runs with eight and RBIs with 27. Mancini has the team lead in hits as well with 47. Baltimore is averaging .237 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .268. On Thursday, the Orioles will send Dan Straily to the mound. The right-hander is 1-3 with an ERA of 8.23, 15 Ks and 12 BBs.
Carlos Santana is leading the Indians with a .271 batting average, 39 hits and 21 RBIs. Leonys Martin leads the Indians in home runs with six. The Indians are averaging .221 at the plate, while opposing hitters are averaging .230. On Thursday, the Indians will send Trevor Bauer to the mound. The right-hander is 4-2 with an ERA of 3.02, 72 Ks and 27 BBs.
Recent Betting Trends:
Baltimore is 2-11 in its last 13 played on Thursday
The UNDER has cashed in 3 of the Orioles last 4
Cleveland is 6-0 in its last 6 versus the American League East
The UNDER has cashed in 7 of the Indians last 8
Free Betting Pick: Cleveland Indians -1.5 (-155)
Baltimore has seen little to no success head-to-head against Cleveland. The Orioles have lost 5 of the last 6 meetings played in Cleveland and 10 of the last 12 overall against the Indians. Cleveland has won 17 of Bauer’s last 25 starts at home and 10 of the right-hander’s last 11 starts on Thursday. Final Score Prediction, Cleveland Indians win and cover the run line 5-2.