MLB Matchups  >>  Baltimore vs. Cleveland Preview 08/15/2014


The Baltimore Orioles will be trying to extend a winning streak on Friday when they take on the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field.

The Orioles will give the ball to starter Wei-Yin Chen in this one. Left hander Chen is 12-4 this season with a 3.90 ERA.

The Indians will counter Chen with Corey Kluber. Right hander Kluber has a 2.46 ERA to go along with a 13-6 record this season.

Oddsmakers currently have the Indians listed as 161-moneyline favorites versus the Orioles, while the game's total is sitting at 7.

Cleveland won its last outing, a 3-2 result against the Diamondbacks on August 13. Bettors who backed the Indians at -176 on the moneyline won on the day, and the total score (5) sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

The Orioles were a 5-3 winner in their most recent outing at home against the Yankees. That made winners of bettors who got Baltimore at -112 on the moneyline, while the total score (8) was good news for PUSH bettors.

Team record: 69-50
Baltimore is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baltimore's last 5 games
Baltimore is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Baltimore's last 11 games on the road
Team record: 60-60
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Cleveland's last 6 games
Cleveland is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games at home
Cleveland is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Baltimore
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Cleveland's last 5 games when playing Baltimore
Next up:
Baltimore at Cleveland Saturday, August 16