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The fans at Progressive Field will be treated to a interleague game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Cleveland Indians when they take their seats on Wednesday.
Lefthander Cliff Lee will take the mound for the Phillies to start this game. Lee is 2-1 this season with a 3.03 ERA.
Lee's opponent in this one will be Trevor Bauer. The Indians righthander has a 5.40 ERA to go along with a 0-1 record this season.
Last time out for Philadelphia, they were a 14-2 loser as they battled the Indians on the road. Moneyline bettors who got the Indians at -103 were rewarded, while the 16 combined runs moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Cleveland has won 3 straight games.
Philadelphia: 12-15 SU
Cleveland: 11-13 SU
Philadelphia most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Miami are 7-3
After playing Cleveland are 6-3
After a loss are 5-5
Cleveland most recently:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Minnesota are 2-8
After playing Philadelphia are 3-6
After a win are 6-4
A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Philadelphia's last 5 games when playing on the road against Cleveland
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Philadelphia's last 8 games when playing Cleveland
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 11 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Philadelphia's last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing at home against Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Cleveland's last 8 games when playing Philadelphia
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games at home
Cleveland is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
Philadelphia home to Miami, Thursday, May 2
Cleveland home to Minnesota, Friday, May 3