Cleveland
Indians
Stadium Progressive Field
88-63 Overall | AL CENTRAL 2nd
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
Indians.2517162093.69
Schedule
Regular season
Thu  9/19
vs
Tigers
FOX7:15pm
Fri  9/20
vs
Phillies
ESPN7:10pm
Sat  9/21
vs
Phillies
FS17:10pm
Sun  9/22
vs
Phillies
ESPN6:37pm
Tue  9/24
@
White Sox
8:10pm
Wed  9/25
@
White Sox
8:10pm
Thu  9/26
@
White Sox
8:10pm
Fri  9/27
@
Nationals
7:05pm
Sat  9/28
@
Nationals
FS14:05pm
Sun  9/29
@
Nationals
3:05pm
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

Based on money line odds their expected record at this point of the season is 86-64. At 87-63 they are in line with these expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be down quite a bit (-338 units). They are one of the best teams against the spread (81-69) for a +428 profit. Their under-over record is 83-65 with 2 pushes. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Detroit Tigers. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

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SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

Their odds to win it all are 50/1, 2% (#12). Their 0.9% chance is #12 in the league which is not high enough to be a good bet. In simulations, they win the AL 2.2% of the time and are not a good value at 25/1, 3.8%. They are projected to win 95 games and go over their pre-season futures line of 91. Their playoff chances stand at 37.9% (1.3% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #6 in the AL.

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their average run differential is +0.73 which ranks #6 in the AL, which is the same as how they rank in win percentage. They are the #5 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #6 ranked team among home teams. Their average run differential in their past 12 games is +0.75 which ranks them #5 over this stretch, slightly better than overall.

TEAM STATS PER GAME (League Rank):

ALLOWED TO OPPOSING TEAMS (Lower # is Better):

TEAM FANTASY LEADERS

The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Francisco Lindor who is projected to be the #1 shortstop the rest of the season. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.

Roster
NoPlayerPosHeightWeightBirthdateEXPCOLLEGE
1 Allen, Greg LF6-017503/15/19933San Diego State
10 Bauers, Jake LF6-119510/06/19952No College
57 Bieber, Shane SP6-319505/31/19952No College
59 Carrasco, Carlos SP6-321203/21/198710No College
2 Chang, Yu 3B6-118008/18/19951No College
90 Cimber, Adam RP6-418008/15/19902No College
67 Civale, Aaron SP6-121006/12/19951No College
52 Clevinger, Mike SP6-420212/21/19904No College
36 Clippard, Tyler RP6-320002/14/198513No College
7 Flaherty, Ryan 3B6-322007/27/19868Vanderbilt
6 Freeman, Mike 2B6-019508/04/19874Clemson
44 Goody, Nick RP5-1119507/06/19915LSU
38 Haase, Eric C5-1019012/18/19922No College
33 Hand, Brad RP6-322003/20/19909No College
50 Hoyt, James RP6-623009/30/19864No College
70 Karinchak, James RP6-323009/22/19951No College
22 Kipnis, Jason 2B5-1119504/03/19879Arizona State
12 Lindor, Francisco SS5-1119011/14/19935No College
8 Luplow, Jordan RF6-119509/26/19933Fresno State
88 Maton, Phil RP6-322003/25/19933Louisiana Tech
35 Mercado, Oscar CF6-217512/16/19941No College
61 Otero, Dan RP6-321502/19/19858No College
39 Perez, Oliver RP6-322508/15/198117No College
55 Perez, Roberto C5-1122512/23/19886No College
27 Plawecki, Kevin C6-222002/26/19915Purdue
65 Plesac, Zach SP6-2200No College
45 Plutko, Adam SP6-320010/03/19913UCLA
66 Puig, Yasiel RF6-224012/07/19907No College
32 Reyes, Franmil DH6-527507/07/19952No College
68 Rodriguez, Jefry SP6-623207/26/19932No College
41 Santana, Carlos 1B5-1121004/08/198610No College
17 Velazquez, Andrew 3B5-815507/14/19942No College
62 Wittgren, Nick RP6-221505/29/19914Purdue
54 Wood, Hunter RP6-116508/12/19933No College
4 Zimmer, Bradley CF6-522011/27/19923No College