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Saturday at 6:10 PM
CLEVELAND (61-52) AT TAMPA BAY (59-58) 
 Starting Pitchers
TeamsLineW-LOv/Un/PRF/RAStartersRECERAWHIP
917: CLEVELAND
918: TAMPA BAY
7.5
-146
61-52
59-58
42-65-6
60-54-3
4.8 / 3.9
4.4 / 4.4
(R) M CLEVINGER
(R) C ARCHER
5-4
8-6
3.70
3.86
1.32
1.23
Current Weather Conditions 
Dome Stadium 
Power Rating Line
The power rating system is based on recent game results. The section should be used to compare the relative strength of the two teams involved. A power line is calculated using both teams ratings and home field advantage. Where the power line differs significantly from the current line, the team with the edge is indicated.
 Power Line
TeamPitcherEstimateEdge
CLEVELANDCLEVINGER-103 
TAMPA BAYARCHER +103 
Team Trends and Angles
All team trends listed below apply to the current game.
CLEVELAND team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games61-52-21.9246-204-19.41753-1662-9842-65204-2261588-1675
when the total is 8 to 8.528-20-5.2111-68+19.4451-419+318-2885-86442-404
on the road when the money line is +125 to -12514-10+2.856-58-4.8384-424-45.18-1547-63376-393
as a road underdog of +125 to +1750-1-118-14+11.4189-248+23.21-08-22197-217
in road games30-25-4.6118-105+0.6824-882-21.218-3383-126785-829
on the road when the total is 8 to 8.514-8+2.155-36+14.2210-208+18.58-1336-50211-192
in August games4-5-2.736-31-1.4306-268+22.72-631-34243-303
when playing on Saturday11-9-4.936-36-13.5286-274-266-1330-36267-265
in night games39-36-17168-131-3.61202-1106-28.328-43138-1491081-1124
against right-handed starters40-30-9.8167-130-4.51248-1143-44.128-38143-1401127-1159
after shutting out their opponent2-7-817-18-5.377-96-363-313-1876-87
after a win34-27-9.9132-112-15.3914-835-68.419-36103-125795-877
when playing against a team with a winning record21-22-10.5117-106-6.3780-889-71.915-26101-113784-810
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season4-6-458-46+9.7395-485-47.72-742-59401-436

TAMPA BAY team trends
 Win/Loss recordOver/Under
 Current YearLast 3 YearsSince 1997  CurrentLast 3   Since 1997
DescriptionW-LUnitsW-LUnitsW-LUnitsO-UO-UO-U
in all games59-57+1.2207-233-34.61492-1730-138.259-54210-2061464-1613
when the total is 8 to 8.526-27-0.374-83-9.2414-420-6.429-2479-74387-421
as a home favorite of -125 to -17511-13-835-38-19.4261-192-17.112-1237-34194-240
in home games31-27-1.3108-112-22.4815-793-38.430-28108-104705-838
at home when the total is 8 to 8.514-15-3.234-35-6.1218-186-3.117-1239-29178-212
in August games5-5+0.233-33+0.2272-277+9.72-839-27247-281
when playing on Saturday9-9-1.334-36-3.1256-264+9.27-930-36231-265
in night games38-36+1.7138-153-19.6977-1152-110.637-36141-136985-1048
against right-handed starters44-37+4.7144-164-28.71074-1234-84.340-39147-1471042-1167
after getting shut out6-2+4.211-17-786-117-243-512-1588-108
after a loss31-25+5.7106-125-22.2759-958-99.624-31103-116774-869
when playing against a team with a winning record25-21+7.492-114-18.2727-948-87.824-21101-92762-841
when playing against a team with a winning record in the second half of the season9-10+0.547-60-8400-522-28.26-1251-48417-468
Current Season Results And Upcoming Games
Here are the most recent results and upcoming schedules for the two teams involved. Lines, total, game scores, results versus the spread, straight up and against the total are all displayed.
CLEVELAND - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
7/29/2017KLUBER(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXGONZALEZ(R)5-4W-3308 ovO814110102
7/30/2017TOMLIN(R)@ CHI WHITE SOXRODON(L)1-3L-1409.5 unU881430
7/31/2017CLEVINGER(R)@ BOSTONFISTER(R)2-6L-12510 ovU75113100
8/1/2017CARRASCO(R)@ BOSTONSALE(L)10-12L1507 ovO13611570
8/3/2017KLUBER(R)NY YANKEESGRAY(R)5-1W-1558 evU550323
8/4/2017BAUER(R)NY YANKEESGARCIA(L)7-2W-1159 evP8401191
8/5/2017SALAZAR(R)NY YANKEESMONTGOMERY(L)1-2L-1358.5 unU650560
8/6/2017CARRASCO(R)NY YANKEESSEVERINO(R)1-8L-1207.5 unO2201270
8/8/2017KLUBER(R)COLORADOMARQUEZ(R)4-1W-2508 ovU660310
8/9/2017BAUER(R)COLORADOSENZATELA(R)2-3L-1859 evU71001290
8/10/2017SALAZAR(R)@ TAMPA BAYSNELL(L)1-4L-1308 unU44110100
8/11/2017CARRASCO(R)@ TAMPA BAYFARIA(R)5-0W-1258 unU770350
8/12/2017CLEVINGER(R)@ TAMPA BAYARCHER(R) 
8/13/2017KLUBER(R)@ TAMPA BAYPRUITT(R) 
8/15/2017SALAZAR(R)@ MINNESOTACOLON(R) 
8/16/2017CARRASCO(R)@ MINNESOTAENNS(L) 
8/17/2017CLEVINGER(R)@ MINNESOTABERRIOS(R) 
8/18/2017 @ KANSAS CITY  
8/19/2017 @ KANSAS CITY  

TAMPA BAY - Schedule
 Team StatsOpp Stats
DateTeam StarterOpponentOpp StarterScoreW/LLineTot.O/UHLOBEHLOBE
7/29/2017SNELL(L)@ NY YANKEESSMITH(L)4-5L1459 ovP880982
7/30/2017FARIA(R)@ NY YANKEESMONTGOMERY(L)5-3W1459 ovU91124100
7/31/2017COBB(R)@ HOUSTONMORTON(R)7-14L1359 unO7711790
8/1/2017ARCHER(R)@ HOUSTONFIERS(R)6-4W-1158.5 evO1270740
8/2/2017PRUITT(R)@ HOUSTONKEUCHEL(L)3-0W1758.5 evU9101571
8/3/2017SNELL(L)@ HOUSTONMCHUGH(R)5-3W1309.5 unU8100963
8/4/2017FARIA(R)MILWAUKEEWOODRUFF(R)0-2L-1509 ovU9110541
8/5/2017COBB(R)MILWAUKEEDAVIES(R)0-3L-1509 unU470773
8/6/2017ARCHER(R)MILWAUKEENELSON(R)2-1W-1707.5 unU761670
8/8/2017PRUITT(R)BOSTONSALE(L)0-2L+1907 evU2401291
8/9/2017ODORIZZI(R)BOSTONPORCELLO(R)2-8L+1108.5 ovO432960
8/10/2017SNELL(L)CLEVELANDSALAZAR(R)4-1W+1208 unU10100441
8/11/2017FARIA(R)CLEVELANDCARRASCO(R)0-5L+1158 unU350770
8/12/2017ARCHER(R)CLEVELANDCLEVINGER(R) 
8/13/2017PRUITT(R)CLEVELANDKLUBER(R) 
8/14/2017ODORIZZI(R)@ TORONTOTEPESCH(R) 
8/15/2017SNELL(L)@ TORONTOESTRADA(R) 
8/16/2017FARIA(R)@ TORONTOSTROMAN(R) 
8/17/2017ARCHER(R)@ TORONTO  
8/18/2017 SEATTLE  
8/19/2017 SEATTLE  
Team Statistics
Peformance statistics for each team in various situations are listed below. Categories where a team has performed poorly are denoted in red. Categories where a team has performed well are denoted in green.
CLEVELAND - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPSLGOPSRunsAvgOBPSLGOPS
All Games61-52-21.942-654.80.2580.3310.4190.7503.90.2400.2980.3870.684
Road Games30-25-4.618-334.60.2490.3210.4070.7294.10.2400.3060.3780.684
vs Right-handed Starters40-30-9.828-384.90.2590.3350.4260.7603.90.2380.2900.3910.680
Past 7 Games3-4-2.71-53.00.1770.2500.2920.5422.90.2300.2810.3420.622
Dome Games1-1-0.30-23.00.1750.2570.3020.5592.00.2060.2750.2540.529
Night Games39-36-17.128-434.80.2530.3280.4170.7454.00.2450.3000.3920.692
CLEVELAND - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABH2B3BHRSLGRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.80.2580.3311133828987209191230.41951542181161802995710936
Road Games4.60.2490.3215518884719611600.4072382003923239347355019
Righty Starters4.90.2590.33570236561313713770.4263302684974249860295521
CLEVELAND - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games3.031.1863451341162973711238014-1823776.7%
Road Games3.511.293169.3796615218671818-916384.2%

TAMPA BAY - Current Season Performance
 Team RecordsTeamOpponent
 W-LUnitsO-URunsAvgOBPSLGOPSRunsAvgOBPSLGOPS
All Games59-58-0.460-544.40.2480.3170.4170.7344.40.2450.3110.3980.709
Home Games31-28-331-284.40.2500.3220.4110.7334.00.2370.3000.3860.686
vs Right-handed Starters44-38+3.141-394.50.2550.3210.4300.7514.20.2340.3020.3810.682
Past 7 Games2-5-3.81-61.10.1800.2360.2490.4853.10.2160.2820.3160.598
Dome Games31-28-331-284.40.2500.3220.4110.7334.00.2370.3000.3860.686
Night Games38-36+1.737-364.40.2450.3170.4240.7414.60.2440.3090.4010.710
TAMPA BAY - Team Hitting and Fielding Statistics
Team BattingTeam BattingTeam Fielding
 RunsAVGOBPGABH2B3BHRSLGRBIBBSOSBLOBGIDPERRDPOSB
All Games4.40.2480.3171173969983165221540.417496405113459809102769960
Home Games4.40.2500.3225919394848111700.4112462085583840649325932
Righty Starters4.50.2550.321822820719120141150.4303532767764258176537737
TAMPA BAY - Bullpen Pitching Statistics
 ERAWHIPIPRERHHRBBSOW-LSVBSVPct.
All Games4.231.309374.41901763394015132822-25391967.2%
Home Games4.151.338182.49384165197917310-11181064.3%
Starting Pitcher Season to Date Performance
MIKE CLEVINGER recent results and season statistics
MIKE CLEVINGER - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts3.701.3155-414735.2323057939797-7-3.14-10
Road Starts3.101.2794-2840.75.1151427225435-3+1.42-6
Last 3 Starts6.752.0260-1313.34.412101928141-2-1.61-2
MIKE CLEVINGER - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
7/31/2017at BOSTON2-6-12510Loss,UnderL3557042FISTER(R)
7/25/2017LA ANGELS11-7-1659Win,Over 4.3659225CHAVEZ(R)
7/18/2017at SAN FRANCISCO1-2-1357.5Loss,Under 6103027BLACH(L)

CHRIS ARCHER recent results and season statistics
CHRIS ARCHER - Season Statistics in Games Started
 Starter StatisticsTeam Records
 ERAWHIPW-LGIPIP/SRERHHRBBSOW-LUnitsO-U
All Starts3.861.2348-6241546.47066142184818914-10+1.214-10
Home Starts3.431.1193-31278.76.63330698191058-4+1.87-5
Last 3 Starts4.001.1111-03186.0881644222-1+12-1
CHRIS ARCHER - Recent Starts
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
8/6/2017MILWAUKEE2-1-1707.5Win,Under 6113127NELSON(R)
8/1/2017at HOUSTON6-4-1158.5Win,OverW6446205FIERS(R)
7/27/2017at NY YANKEES5-6+1059Loss,Over 63371210SABATHIA(L)
Head-to-Head Series History
Listed below is a summary of the games results in recent Head-to-Head matchups.
Games over the last 3 seasons
CLEVELAND is 12-6 (+3.2 Units) against TAMPA BAY over the last 3 seasons
10 of 18 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+0.9 Units)
Games this season
TAMPA BAY is 3-2 (+2.3 Units) against CLEVELAND this season
3 of 5 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL this season . (Over=+1.0 Units)

All games at TAMPA BAY over the last 3 seasons
CLEVELAND is 7-2 (+4.9 Units) against TAMPA BAY over the last 3 seasons
5 of 9 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons . (Under=+0.2 Units)
Games played at TAMPA BAY this season.
TAMPA BAY is 1-1 (+0.2 Units) against CLEVELAND this season
2 of 2 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL this season . (Under=+2.0 Units)

 Team StatsStarting Pitcher Stats
DateTeamsScoreLineTotalResultHHRSBLOBERRStarterW/LIPERHBB
8/11/2017CLEVELAND5-125  71170CARRASCO(R)W8022
 TAMPA BAY0+1158 unUnder30050FARIA(R)L6563
8/10/2017CLEVELAND1-130 Under40041SALAZAR(R) 5.3174
 TAMPA BAY4+1208 unWin1011100SNELL(L) 6.3142
Pitcher Versus Team Past History
MIKE CLEVINGER vs. TAMPA BAY since 1997
No recent starts.
MIKE CLEVINGER recent starts vs. TAMPA BAY
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
No recent games found.

CHRIS ARCHER vs. CLEVELAND since 1997
ARCHER is 0-6 when starting against CLEVELAND with an ERA of 6.00 and a WHIP of 1.697.
His team's record is 0-6 (-6.7 units) in these starts. The UNDER is 4-2. (+1.6 units)
CHRIS ARCHER recent starts vs. CLEVELAND
DateOpponentScoreLine TotalResultDecIPRERHHRBBSOOpp Starter
5/15/2017at CLEVELAND7-8+1357.5Loss,OverL5765166CARRASCO(R)
6/22/2016at CLEVELAND1-6+1158.5Loss,UnderL6446125BAUER(R)
4/14/2016CLEVELAND0-6-1407Loss,UnderL5.3327136SALAZAR(R)
Team Line Action - Where the money is going!
Oddsmakers move a line in part because of one-sided public betting action on a side or total. They also move the line in reaction to wise guys selections. Either way, this section attempts to uncover whether the wise guys and public have a read on a given team. It summarizes both line and total movements. As a general rule, follow the line or total movement when percentages exceed 57% and go against it when they are below 43%.
As indicated by the movement of the line, the betting public is favoring Nobody in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CLEVELAND games 0% of the time since 1997. (0-1321, -31.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in CLEVELAND games 55.7% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (220-175, +8.2 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in TAMPA BAY games 54.6% of the time since 1997. (1442-1198, +100.1 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the money line in TAMPA BAY games 51.1% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (203-194, -11.3 units)
No Edge.
 
The betting public is favoring nothing on the total in this game.
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CLEVELAND games 49.7% of the time since 1997. (1142-1154, -175.8 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in CLEVELAND games 47.8% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (195-213, -44.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in TAMPA BAY games 52.2% of the time since 1997. (1115-1021, -43.4 units)
The betting public is correct when moving the total in TAMPA BAY games 48.2% of the time over the last 3 seasons. (189-203, -43.9 units)
No Edge.
Key Player Injuries
CLEVELAND
[2B] 08/11/2017 - Jason Kipnis "?" Saturday vs. Tampa Bay Rays ( Hamstring )
[LF] 08/09/2017 - Michael Brantley 10-day DL (08/09) ( Ankle )
[P] 08/02/2017 - Andrew Miller 10-day DL (08/02) ( Knee )
[P] 07/31/2017 - Josh Tomlin 10-day DL (07/31) ( Hamstring )
[P] 07/30/2017 - Boone Logan 60-day DL (07/20) ( Side )
[RF] 07/14/2017 - Lonnie Chisenhall 10-day DL (07/14) ( Calf )
[P] 04/09/2017 - Cody Anderson 60-day DL (04/02) ( Elbow )
TAMPA BAY
[3B] 08/11/2017 - Evan Longoria left last game, "?" Saturday vs. Cleveland Indians ( Hand )
[P] 08/10/2017 - Jake Odorizzi "?" for next scheduled start ( Foot )
[P] 08/08/2017 - Alex Cobb 10-day DL (08/08) ( Toe )
[P] 06/26/2017 - Diego Moreno 60-day DL (05/22) ( Shoulder )
[LF] 06/23/2017 - Colby Rasmus 10-day DL (06/19) ( Hip )
[P] 06/13/2017 - Matt Andriese 60-day DL (06/11) ( Hip )
[LF] 06/09/2017 - Rickie Weeks Jr. 10-day DL (06/09) ( Shoulder )
[CF] 06/09/2017 - Kevin Kiermaier 60-day DL (06/09) ( Hip )
[P] 06/01/2017 - Shawn Tolleson 60-day DL (04/01) ( Elbow )
[3B] 06/01/2017 - Matt Duffy 60-day DL (04/02) ( Achilles )
[P] 06/01/2017 - Kevin Gadea 60-day DL (03/26) ( Elbow )
[P] 05/18/2017 - Xavier Cedeno 60-day DL (04/18) ( Forearm )
[P] 04/01/2017 - Nathan Eovaldi 60-day DL (03/10) ( Elbow )
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