Cleveland
Indians
Stadium Progressive Field
0-0 Overall | AL CENTRAL 1st
TEAM STATSAVGRHRERA
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Schedule
Preseason
Sun  3/1
vs
Diamondbacks
W / 510-6
Sun  3/1
vs
Athletics
L5-8
Mon  3/2
@
Rangers
L2-3
Tue  3/3
vs
Angels
L7-11
Wed  3/4
@
Diamondbacks
W6-2
Regular season
Thu  3/26
vs
Tigers
POSTPONED
Sat  3/28
vs
Tigers
POSTPONED
Sun  3/29
vs
Tigers
POSTPONED
Mon  3/30
vs
White Sox
POSTPONED
Tue  3/31
vs
White Sox
POSTPONED
Team Outlook and Scouting Report

SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS

They are one of 3 teams with 30/1, 3.2% odds to win the World Series. Their simulation based win percentage (3.2%) is not better than their odds implied probability but it would be if not for the juice on the lines. They are a good bet to win the AL at 15/1, 6.2%. Their sim chance is 7.4%. They are projected to win 94 games and go over their pre-season futures line of 91. Their playoff chances stand at 68.8% (10.7% to win the division). Their average wins per simulation puts them at #4 in the AL.

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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES

After 137 games, their expected win percentage is 57% based on the money line odds. At 79-58 they are in line with these expectations. If you bet on them to win every game you would be down quite a bit (-360 units). They are one of the best teams against the spread (74-63) for a +430 profit. Their under-over record is 75-60 with 2 pushes. They are heavy favorites in their upcoming game vs the Chicago White Sox. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).

TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES

Their average run differential is +0.67 which ranks #5 in the AL, which is the same as how they rank in win percentage. They are the #7 ranked team in run differential (based on all teams' road stats) and the #5 ranked team among home teams. They are trending down. Their average run differential in their past 12 games is -0.5 (#8 over this stretch).

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
26 Arroyo, Christian 3B6-120505/30/19953No College
10 Bauers, Jake LF6-119510/06/19952No College
57 Bieber, Shane SP6-319505/31/19952No College
59 Carrasco, Carlos SP6-321203/21/198710No College
90 Cimber, Adam RP6-418008/15/19902No College
48 Clase, Emmanuel RP6-215003/18/19981No College
52 Clevinger, Mike SP6-420212/21/19904No College
0 DeShields, Delino CF5-920808/16/19925No College
33 Hand, Brad RP6-322003/20/19909No College
72 Hentges, Sam SP6-624507/18/19960No College
7 Hernandez, Cesar 2B5-1016705/23/19907No College
50 Hoyt, James RP6-623009/30/19864No College
9 Leon, Sandy C5-1025003/13/19898No College
12 Lindor, Francisco SS5-1119011/14/19935No College
8 Luplow, Jordan RF6-119509/26/19933Fresno State
88 Maton, Phil RP6-322003/25/19933Louisiana Tech
75 McKenzie, Triston RP6-516508/02/19970No College
73 Mejia, Jean-Carlos SP6-420508/26/19960No College
35 Mercado, Oscar CF6-217512/16/19941No College
30 Naquin, Tyler RF6-219004/24/19914Texas A&M
39 Perez, Oliver RP6-322508/15/198117No College
55 Perez, Roberto C5-1122512/23/19886No College
45 Plutko, Adam SP6-320010/03/19913UCLA
11 Ramirez, Jose 3B5-919009/17/19927No College
32 Reyes, Franmil RF6-527507/07/19952No College
68 Rodriguez, Jefry SP6-623207/26/19932No College
41 Santana, Carlos 1B5-1121004/08/198610No College
24 Santana, Domingo RF6-522808/05/19926No College
62 Wittgren, Nick RP6-221505/29/19914Purdue
44 Wood, Hunter RP6-116508/12/19933No College