Detroit Tigers at Baltimore Orioles Free MLB Picks & Odds
by Tony Sink - 5/13/2014
Wednesday, May 14, 12:35 PM on FSDT, MAS2
Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Baltimore, Maryland
Detroit Tigers - Verlander, J (4-2) vs. Baltimore Orioles - Chen, W (4-2)
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On Wednesday, the Detroit Tigers will face the Baltimore Orioles in the final game of this three game series. The Tigers will send Justin Verlander to the mound to face Wei-Yin Chen of the Orioles.
Verlander got his second loss of the season after a run of four wins in five games pitched. Against the Minnesota Twins, Verlander pitched seven strong innings and allowed two runs on seven hits while striking out five and walking two. Unlike their normal output, the Detroit offense was only able to muster up one run in this game which led to the loss for Verlander. Verlander currently sits with a 4-2 record with a 2.67 ERA. Verlander will look to get back into the win column when he faces an Oriole team that he’s pitched well against in the past.
Current Baltimore batters are hitting .188 against Verlander in 256 at bats. J.J. Hardy is one player that has played well against Verlander with a career .258 average against the former CyYoung winner. He’s also tallied three home runs and seven RBIs against Verlader. Other than Hardy, Verlander has been tough to hit if you wear an Oriole uniform.
Wei-Yin Chen will be taking the mound on Wednesday and is coming off a great performance against the Houston Astros on Friday holding the Astros to just two runs in seven innings with four strikeouts. He got his fourth win in his last six outings and will look to keep the momentum going when he faces the first place Tigers.
Chen hasn’t faced very many Tigers batters but Ian Kinsler is 3-for-10 against Chen with two doubles. Chen held Miguel Cabrera to just one hit the last time they faced each other and will be hoping he can do the same on Wednesday. He’ll be looking to get his fifth win of the season on Wednesday.
Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
Detroit Tigers are 15-15-2 against the Over/Under
Run Differential for Detroit Tigers is 1.2
Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
Baltimore Orioles are 15-18-1 against the Over/Under
Run differential for Baltimore Orioles is 0
Injuries to Watch
05/02/14 P Joel Hanrahan Elbow 15-day DL (5/2)
04/27/14 P Anibal Sanchez Finger 15-day DL (4/27)
04/21/14 P Luke Putkonen Elbow 15-day DL (4/19)
03/28/14 LF Andy Dirks Back 60-day DL (3/29)
03/28/14 P Bruce Rondon Elbow 60-day DL (3/29), out for season
03/27/14 SS Jose Iglesias Stress Fracture 60-day DL (3/29)
05/11/14 C Matt Wieters Elbow 15-day DL (5/11)
04/03/14 P Edgmer Escalo Shoulder 60-day DL (3/30)
03/31/14 LF Francisco Peguero Wrist 15-day DL (3/21)
03/31/14 3B Michael Almanzar Arm 15-day DL (3/23)
03/28/14 LF Nolan Reimold Neck 60-day DL (3/26)
Tony's Pick: Take Baltimore
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