Free MLB Pick: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Cleveland Indians – June 14, 2017

MLB Baseball Matchup at a Glance

  • Where: Progressive Field; Cleveland, OH
  • Date & Time: Wednesday June 14, 2017; 6:10pm CT
  • M/L Spread: Cleveland Indians -155
  • Total: 8
  • Quick Pick: Cleveland Indians -155

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Cleveland Indians will mix it up on Wednesday in the middle game of a three game series. The Los Angeles Dodgers started the game with a 40-25 record. The Dodgers tail only Colorado in the National League West in the standings.

The Cleveland Indians are the defending American League Champion. The Indians come into the game with a 31-30 record. The Indians trail the Minnesota Twins by just two games in the standings. The Cleveland Indians are favorites in this game over the Dodgers. Cleveland is listed at -155 over the Dodgers.

Indians Needing to Find Their Groove

The Cleveland Indians are still looking to find their groove in 2017. The defending American League Champions still are playing just above .500 baseball. The Indians are coming into the series fresh off winning two out of three over the White Sox. Cleveland has struggled finding the bats. The Indians are 26th in runs, with 266.

The pitching has been pretty sharp for the Indians. Cleveland has a team earned run average of 3.97, which is the 6th best in Major League Baseball. The Indians have 26 quality starts as well. Cleveland will send former Cy Young winner Corey Kluber to the mound in this game.

Dodgers Pitching On Fire

The Los Angeles Dodgers pitching has been on fire. The Dodgers have the best earned run average in all of Major League Baseball, at 3.21. The starting pitching has recorded 20 quality starts for Los Angeles, while the bullpen has been outstanding. Opponents are batting just .226 against the Dodgers.

Offensively, Corey Seager and Cody Bellinger have been the leaders. Seager leads the team with a .279 batting average, while Bellinger has blasted 15 homeruns and drove in 35 runs. The offense for the Dodgers as a team batting average of .249, which is 18th in all of Major League Baseball.

Indians Down Dodgers

Corey Kluber is still a really good starting pitcher. Kluber is 5-2 on the season with a an ERA of 4.38. The righthander is looking to increase his strikeouts of 59 in 49.1 innings in this game. Look for him to have a big day against the Dodgers. Brandon McCarthy throws for the Dodgers. McCarthy is 5-3 on the season.

The Cleveland Indians are a team that can really hit the baseball, but have struggled to start the season. The Dodgers have been solid on both sides, but Corey Kluber is ready to put a cease to that. When betting on this game, take the Cleveland Indians -155 over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday.