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Cleveland Indians vs Pittsburgh Pirates 06/20/2021 Forecast, Baseball Betting and Analysis
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Cleveland Indians vs Pittsburgh Pirates 06/20/2021 – The Indians will enter this game riding a two-game losing streak. Cleveland is sitting at the second spot in the AL Central Division play ahead of the Royals. The Indians are trailing the White Sox and they are five games behind. Pittsburgh Pirates enter this game with a winning streak but they are still stuck at the bottom of the NL Central Division play. The Pirates are one of those struggling teams and the top betting website have not been much in their favor.
Cleveland Indians vs Pittsburgh Pirates 06/20/2021
The Cleveland Indians won 38 games and they dropped 30 in total. Cleveland is seven games ahead of the Royals. Last night, the Indians gave up six runs to the Pirates and scored just three in return. Jose Ramirez is the leader in RBIs with 44 and hits with 65. Eddie Rosarios and Amed Rosario contributed 60 RBIs and 121 hits in total. San Hentges will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Hentges is holding a 1-1 record on the season with an ERA of 7.57.
Players to watch: C. Hernandez 2B (GP 66, AB 258, R 43, H 57, 2B 9, 3B 2, HR 11, RBI 28, TB 103, BB 30, SO 62, SB 0, AVG 0.221, OBP 0.306, SLG 0.399, OPS 0.705, WAR 0.4), J. Ramirez 3B (GP 67, AB 241, R 48, H 65, 2B 15, 3B 1, HR 16, RBI 44, TB 130, BB 29, SO 35, SB 6, AVG 0.27, OBP 0.354, SLG 0.539, OPS 0.893, WAR 2.7).
The Pirates have won 25 and dropped 44 games in total. Pittsburgh is trailing the Cardinals by 10 plus games in the AL Central Division play. Adam Frazier is the leader with 25 RBIs and 87 hits. Kevin Newman and Bryan Reynolds contributed 45 RBIs and 116 hits. JT Brubaker will be delivered to the mound as their starter in this game. Brubaker is holding a 4-5 record on the season with an ERA of 3.88. In his career, Brubaker has four strikeouts against the Indians.
Players to watch: A. Frazier 2B (GP 67, AB 266, R 38, H 87, 2B 23, 3B 3, HR 2, RBI 25, TB 122, BB 23, SO 32, SB 4, AVG 0.327, OBP 0.39, SLG 0.459, OPS 0.848, WAR 1.9), B. Reynolds LF (GP 66, AB 236, R 40, H 70, 2B 19, 3B 0, HR 11, RBI 33, TB 122, BB 35, SO 56, SB 1, AVG 0.297, OBP 0.394, SLG 0.517, OPS 0.911, WAR 2.8).
Cleveland Indians vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Numbers
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Cleveland’s last 5 games.
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Pittsburgh’s last 9 games.
Cleveland Indians vs Pittsburgh Pirates Betting Picks
The Indians are not an easy team to defeat and the best baseball gambling picks favor the Indians to win this game. Pittsburgh is a struggling team with an unbalanced offensive and defensive unit.
Score Prediction: Indians 7, Pirates 3.