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The Cleveland Indians and the Baltimore Orioles will both be trying to pick up a win on Monday when they battle at Camden Yards.
The Indians will pin their hopes on the pitching of righthander Ubaldo Jimenez in this game. Jimenez has a 5-4 record and a 4.66 ERA this season.
It'll be Zachary Britton toeing the rubber for the Orioles in this contest. Lefthander Britton is 1-1 with a 5.56 ERA so far this season.
The Indians were a 5-3 loser in their most recent outing at home against the Twins. That made winners of bettors who got Minnesota at +141 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for UNDER bettors.
Last time out for Baltimore, they were a 13-5 loser as they battled the Blue Jays on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Blue Jays at -155 were rewarded, while the 18 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Baltimore has lost 3 straight games.
Cleveland: 38-36 SU
Baltimore: 42-34 SU
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Baltimore are 3-7
After playing Minnesota are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
Baltimore most recently:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Cleveland are 6-4
After playing Toronto are 6-4
After a loss are 7-3
A few trends to consider:
Cleveland is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Cleveland's last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games when playing Cleveland
Baltimore is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Baltimore's last 8 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baltimore's last 8 games when playing at home against Cleveland
Baltimore home to Cleveland, Tuesday, June 25