The Philadelphia Phillies will pay a visit to Progressive Field to face the Cleveland Indians. This interleague matchup will get underway at 7:10 p.m. ET and NBC Sports Philadelphia will televise the game.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. Cleveland Indians Odds
Philadelphia (+187) is hosting this game as the underdog to Cleveland (-205) and Vegas has put the Over/Under for this night game at nine runs. The odds for wagering on the game’s total stand at -110 for the under and -110 for the over. Bettors can also wager on the game’s runline with the most recent odds standing at -115 for the Phillies +1.5 runs and -105 for the Indians -1.5.
The Phillies have gone 78-73 SU this year and are 72-78 against the spread (ATS). They’ve lost 2.5 units for moneyline bettors and 7.2 units ATS. The Indians, on the other hand, are 90-63 SU and 82-70 ATS. They’ve gained 2.4 units for moneyline bettors and 8.0 units ATS.
Indians games have a 65-83-4 over/under record in 2019. The Phillies have also been a decent under bet with a total record of 70-76-4.
Drew Smyly will get the start for the visiting Phillies. The left-handed Smyly is 4-6 with a 6.22 ERA and 110 strikeouts. He’s 0-0 with three strikeouts and a 13.50 ERA against Cleveland this year.
The Indians are turning to Shane Bieber (14-7, 3.26 ERA). Bieber has 245 strikeouts and 39 walks, along with a 1.03 WHIP. Bieber hasn’t faced the Phillies yet this year and did not re a start against them in 2018.
Philadelphia’s pitchers have allowed 4.9 runs per game and its starters own a 4.55 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 8.31 K/9. The bullpen has logged an ERA of 4.47, along with a K/9 of 8.89.
Phillies hitters have slashed .247/.324/.428 on their way to 4.8 runs scored per game this season, including 4.5 runs per game over the team’s last 10 games and 3.4 per game over the team’s last five contests (2-3 SU).
Philadelphia’s offensive production has been powered by second baseman Cesar Hernandez and shortstop Jean Segura. Hernandez is slashing .285/.339/.409 with 12 home runs, 67 RBIs and 70 runs scored, while Segura (.283/.328/.428) has produced 12 homers, 59 RBIs and 77 runs scored.
For the home team, Cleveland’s pitching staff has allowed 3.9 runs per game overall this year. Its starters have a 3.70 ERA, 1.18 WHIP and 9.5 strikeouts per nine innings. The bullpen has a 3.62 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 9.4 K/9.
The Cleveland offense has put up 4.7 runs per outing, including 5.1 per game over its last 10 games and 5.6 per game over its last five. The team’s hit .297/.366/.465 over its last five contests and is 4-1 SU during that stretch.
The Indians’ hitters have been led by shortstop Francisco Lindor and first baseman Carlos Santana. Lindor is hitting .292/.343/.533 with 31 home runs, 70 RBIs, 95 runs and 21 stolen bases, and Santana’s line is .282/.398/.526 with 34 homers, 91 RBIs and 106 runs scored.
Philadelphia Phillies at Cleveland Indians Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Indians, ATS Winner – Phillies, O/U – OVER
Philadelphia has recorded 11 extra-base hits over its last five outings. Cleveland has 18 XBH over its last five.
Cleveland has recorded 23.9 Runs + Hits + Errors per game over its last 10 outings and 26.0 over its last five.
The Phillies have hit 19 home runs in their last 10 games. The Indians have hit 13 over their last 10.
The Phillies have a total OPS of .752 this season and an OPS of .739 against right-handed pitchers. The Indians’ OPS stands at .763 overall and .764 against righties.