Written and authored by Major League Baseball Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Baseball news and notes. The teams will play on Sunday June 7th, 2015. At 1:10 PM EST.
The (25-30) Baltimore Orioles of the American League East Division will be in “NORTHEAST OHIO”. For the finale of a three-game set. Baltimore will take on the (27-28) Cleveland Indians of the American League Central in 2015 Baseball action. The teams will play at Progressive Field on Lake Erie in Cleveland, Ohio. The Best Sports Handicapper believes the Baltimore Orioles are not the same team they were in 2014. The Orioles must play better if they want to repeat as Division Champions. After a slow start to the season, the Cleveland Indians are finally putting things together. The opening betting line has Baltimore as a +150 road underdog Against The Spread. The betting odds total is 8runs for Sunday’s game.
The 2015 Baltimore Orioles have won two of their last three baseball games. The Orioles are last in the AL East, five and a half games out of first place. Baltimore is 8-17 away from Camden Yards this season.
*Center Fielder Adam Jones leads the offense with a .309 batting average, sixty-four hits and a .347 on base percentage.
*First Baseman Chris Davis has home yard a team-high 12 times and has thirty-two RBI S.
*The Orioles have a .403 slugging percentage as a team on offense.
*Starting Pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez leads the rotation with a 3.02 era with sixty strikeouts.
*Reliever Zach Britton has fifteen saves to his credit.
*The the pitching staff has given up sixty home runs.
*Baltimore begins an eight-game homestand on Tuesday June 9th, hosting Boston.
*Second Baseman Jonathan Schoop has played nine games this season .
*Baltimore has four pitchers on the injured reserve list.
*Baltimore is 4-14 their last eighteen MLB contests on the road.
*The betting odds under the total are 23-9-2 the Orioles last thirty-three overall.
The Baltimore Orioles are 4-6 their last ten Baseball Predictions overall, going over the betting odds total three times and staying under the betting odds total seven. The Baltimore Orioles will have Right Hander Bud Norris, who is (1-4) with a 9.88 ERA on the mound for game three of the series. The Californian threw 3.1 innings, giving up six hits and four runs his last start on May 10th, a 6-2 loss in New York.
*Bovada.Lv has the Baltimore Orioles at 16/1 to win the 2015 MLB American League Pennant.
*The betting odds under the total are 41-17-2 Baltimore last sixty on the road.
The 2015 Cleveland Indians beat Baltimore 2-1 on June 6th. Cleveland is in fourth place in the Division, five games behind first-place Minnesota. The Indians are only 12-15 at home this season.
*Second Baseman Jason Kipnis leads the batting lineup in three of five categories.
*Cleveland has hit forty-nine home runs as a team.
*Sunday starter Carlos Carrasco leads the pitching staff with seven wins.
*Starter Corey Kluber has a rotation best 105 strike outs.
*Three Cleveland pitchers are on the disabled list. There are no other injuries to the roster.
*Cleveland will hit the road for five games starting Friday June 12th in Detroit.
*The betting odds over the total are 9-2 Cleveland last twelve on Sunday’s.
*The Indians are 12-5 their last seventeen MLB contests on grass.
*The betting odds under the total have come in the last six meetings between the teams.
The Cleveland Indians are 7-3 their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total three times, staying under the betting odds total six and has a push.
Right Hander Carlos Carrasco, who is (7-4) with a 3.92 Earned Run Average, will be on the hill. The 6’3″ 210 pound Barquisimeto native went seven innings, giving up five hits and a run his last start on June 2nd, a 2-1 road win in Kansas City.
*The Toronto Blue Jays are 18/1 to win the 2015 MLB AL title.