Baltimore Orioles vs Cleveland Indians Betting Preview
Cleveland Indians vs Baltimore Orioles Odds
The Baltimore Orioles host Cleveland on Wednesday, looking to build on their 43-35 mark against the 39-37 Indians in MLB betting action at Camden Yards.
The Orioles will turn to Jason Hammel and his 7-4 record as they look for a win in this one, while the Indians send Scott Kazmir (4-4) to the hill.
Baltimore was a -150 moneyline favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline, based on the starting pitcher matchup. That pairing made odds makers at Sportsbook.ag settle on an opening over under number of 9.5.
The Orioles sit at No. 11 in the American League in the current MLB power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Indians sit at an American League No. 7 on the same chart.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Baltimore's American League No. 3-ranked scoring average of 4.9 runs per game, against a Indians offense rated No. 7 and scoring 4.6 runs per game in the league. The Orioles have averaged 9.5 hits per game to date this season, more than the Indians hitters have managed (8.6 per nine innings).
Baltimore owns the American League's No. 13 defense, allowing 4.7 men per game to cross the plate. That contrasts with Cleveland's American League No. 9-rated defense.
Cleveland lost its last outing, a 6-3 result against the Orioles on June 25. Bettors who backed the Orioles at -120 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (9) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window. The Indians were saddled with a loss last time out in Justin Masterson's start, as they lost 6-3 against Baltimore on Tuesday at Camden Yards.
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing Baltimore are 3-7
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 5-5
After playing Cleveland are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
A few Indians at Orioles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games
Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baltimore's last 6 games at home
Baltimore is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Baltimore's last 19 games
Cleveland at Baltimore, Thursday, June 27