Monday, June 15, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Jon Moscot (1-1) vs. Anibal Sanchez (4-7)
The Detroit Tigers welcome the Cincinnati Reds to Comerica Park on Monday. Jon Moscot is the probable starter for the Reds and he'll face Anibal Sanchez of the Tigers. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at +160 and Detroit at -170. The over/under was set at 8.5. The Reds, with a 30-31 run line record, cover the spread 49% of the time. They also have a 32-25 over/under record. The Tigers have a 28-32 over/under record and a 30-32 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 48% of the time.
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The Reds come into this game with a 28-33 record, and they are 11-20 away from home. Jon Moscot has an earned run average of 4.91 and is 1-1 so far on the season while having a 1.36 WHIP. The Reds are 1-1 over his 11 innings pitched and he's also given up 10 hits over that time period. The Reds are also 1-1 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 3.5 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 4.33 and they've given up 156 hits on the season. The bullpen has struck out 162 and walked 80 batters this season while opposing teams hit .238 against them. Cincinnati has a team average of 8.51 hits allowed per game and are averaging 7.27 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 4.18, they are 24th in the league.
Cincinnati is batting .245 as a team, which is good for 21st in the league and hitting .239 away from home. Ranked at 17th in the league in on-base percentage, the Reds sit at .315 and they hold a .407 team slugging percentage. With 67 hits, Todd Frazier leads the team while his team ranks 22nd in hits per game with 8.26.
With a 32-30 overall record, Detroit will come into this game 16-17 at home. Anibal Sanchez is starting this game 4-7 for the season with an earned run average of 5.16 and a WHIP of 1.28. The Tigers have a record of 4-9 over the 82 innings he's pitched during which he's given up 80 hits. The Tigers are also 7-5 against the over/under in his starts. The team is averaging 4.5 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.25 and they have given up 159 hits on the season. The Tigers bullpen has struck out 129 batters and walked 57 this season while opposing teams have hit .240 against them. Detroit has a team average of 8.53 hits per game and are averaging 6.65 strikeouts per nine innings. With a team earned run average of 3.82, they are 14th in the league.
They are batting .275 as a team, which is good for 1st in the league and hitting .281 at home. Ranked at 1st in the league in on-base percentage, the Tigers sit at .336 and they hold a .413 team slugging percentage. With 73 hits, Miguel Cabrera leads the team while his team ranks 1st in hits per game with 9.4.
The Reds have committed 28 errors and have combined for 628 assists and 1,622 put outs leading to a .988 team fielding percentage. Over the course of this season, the Tigers have accumlated 28 errors while having 607 assists and 1,656 put outs leading to a .988 fielding percentage.
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 32-25 against the over/under so far this season
The Cincinnati Reds are 30-31 against the run line so far this season
Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 28-32 against the over/under so far this season
The Detroit Tigers are 30-32 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/13/15 2B Brandon Phillips Groin "?" Sunday vs. Chicago Cubs
06/11/15 SS Zack Cozart Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/11); out for season
06/05/15 P Rasiel Iglesias Oblique Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/05)
06/03/15 RF Marlon Byrd Wrist Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/3)
05/25/15 C Devin Mesoraco Hip Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23), out for season
04/28/15 P Homer Bailey Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/26); out for season
04/04/15 CF Jason Bourgeois Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/5)
04/04/15 P Sean Marshall Shoulder Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/5)
05/24/15 P Kyle Lobstein Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/23)
05/19/15 DH Victor Martinez Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/19)
05/09/15 C Alex Avila Knee Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (5/7)
05/08/15 P Joe Nathan Elbow Injury is on the 60 day disabled list (4/7), out for season
04/04/15 P Bruce Rondon Bicep Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (4/1)
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers
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