Cleveland Indians vs. Baltimore Orioles - 8/19/18 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Baltimore Orioles (36-86) at Cleveland Indians (70-51)
MLB Baseball: Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 1:10 pm (Progressive Field)
Yefrey Ramirez (1-4) (5.40) vs. Mike Clevinger (8-7) (3.38)
The Line: Cleveland Indians -250 / Baltimore Orioles +230 --- Over/Under: 9 See the Latest Odds
TV: MASN, Sports Time Ohio
The Baltimore Orioles conclude their series at the Cleveland Indians in a Sunday MLB tilt.
Not much has gone favorably for the Baltimore Orioles n 2018 but everything fell in to place Saturday in a 4-2 win at Cleveland. Baltimore starter Alex Cobb was superb with both runs allowed in a complete game effort.
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The Orioles did their damage on five hits and a pair of free passes wth Jonathan Villar slamming a three run homer while Cedric Mullins went 2-4 with an RBI and two runs.
Baltimore ends their series at Cleveland with Yefry Ramirez on the mound. Ramirez has made eight starts this season and has gone 1-4 with a 5.40 ERA.
The Cleveland Indians saw several scoring opportunities go by the wayside n Saturday’s defeat to visiting Baltimore. Cleveland starter Adam Plutko allowed three runs through seven innings with Dan Otero served up an 8th inning bomb.
The Indians offense consisted of five hits and a base on balls with Francisco Lindor and Michael Brantley driving in runs while Yan Gomes and Greg Allen scored.
The Indians have tabbed Mike Clevinger as Sunday’s starter against the Orioles. Clevinger comes off of a 10-3 win at Cincinnati with two runs allowed over five frames.
Over is 9-1-1 in BAL last 11 Sunday games and Baltimore are 12-42 in their last 54 road games and over is 11-4 in Baltimore last 15 road games. Cleveland are 8-2 in their last 10 Sunday games and are 16-5 in their last 21 overall and are 16-5 in their last 21 games on grass. Under is 21-6-1 in the last 28 meetings.
The Indians are the weakest division leader but the question is whether that factors in to losing consecutive games to the struggling Orioles…