Indians open as moneyline underdog vs Orioles
Baltimore Orioles vs Cleveland Indians Odds
Progressive Field hosts an MLB battle between the Cleveland Indians and the visiting Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday.
For the Indians, Ubaldo Jimenez gets the ball, charged with keeping the Orioles hitters off the base paths. He'll face Chris Tillman, 15-4 on the year.
The MLB Power Rankings at Odds Shark show the American League's No. 8-rated Orioles taking on the American League's No. 5-rated Indians in this contest.
How They Match Up:
Scoring stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Cleveland's American League No. 7-ranked scoring average of 4.5 runs per game, against a Orioles offense rated No. 3 and scoring 4.8 runs per game in the league. The Indians have averaged 8.5 hits per game to date this season, less than the Orioles hitters have managed (9.1 per nine innings).
Comparing defensive stats, Baltimore owns the American League's No. 8-rated road mark, allowing 4.3 runs per game on the highway. Cleveland, on the other hand, rates No. 7 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Baltimore, they were a 7-2 winner as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Orioles at +112 were rewarded, while the 9 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Baltimore looks to continue its winning ways following a victory last time out against the Indians, a 7-2 final on Monday in support of Bud Norris at Progressive Field.
Baltimore Orioles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Cleveland are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Cleveland Indians Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Baltimore are 4-6
After playing Baltimore are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Orioles at Indians trends to consider:
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Baltimore's last 8 games when playing Cleveland
Baltimore is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 6 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cleveland's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Cleveland's last 8 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 6 games when playing at home against Baltimore
Baltimore at Cleveland, Wednesday, September 4