Tuesday, June 16, 2015
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Probable Pitchers: Michael Lorenzen (1-2) vs. Kyle Ryan (1-0)
The Cincinnati Reds head to Comerica Park on Tuesday to take on the Detroit Tigers. Michael Lorenzen is the probable starter for the Reds and he'll face Kyle Ryan of the Tigers. The opening line for this matchup has Cincinnati at +130 and Detroit at -150. The over/under was set at 9. The Reds have a 32-26 over/under record and a 31-31 run line mark, meaning they cover 50% of the time. The Tigers have a 29-32 over/under record and a 31-32 run line mark, which means they are covering the spread 49% of the time.
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The Reds head into this matchup with a 28-34 record, including 11-21 on the road. Michael Lorenzen has an earned run average of 4.01 and is 1-2 so far on the season while having a 1.43 WHIP. In his starts, the Reds are 3-4 over his 42.2 innings pitched this season while giving up 36 hits during those innings. Against the over/under, the Reds are 5-2 in his starts. The team is averaging 4.7 runs when he starts. The bullpen's earned run average is currently 4.28 and they've given up 158 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .236 against the bullpen while being struck out 167 times and walking 80 times this season. As a team, Cincinnati has allowed 8.48 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.3 batters per nine. They are 22nd in the league in team earned run average at 4.13.
Cincinnati is batting .244 as a team, which is good for 23rd in the league and hitting .237 away from home. Ranked at 17th in the league in on-base percentage, the Reds sit at .314 and they hold a .404 team slugging percentage. They rank 22nd in baseball with 8.24 hits per game and Todd Frazier leads the team with 68.
With a 17-17 home record, Detroit will hope to improve on their 33-30 overall mark. Kyle Ryan is starting this game 1-0 for the season with an earned run average of 2.08 and a WHIP of 1.23. In his starts, the Tigers are 0-1 and he has allowed 11 hits over 13 innings pitched this season. Against the over/under, the Tigers are 0-1 when he starts. The team is averaging 3 runs when he takes the field. The bullpen's earned run average is currently at 3.25 and they have given up 160 hits on the season. Teams are hitting .242 against the Tigers bullpen while being struck out 129 times and walking 57 times this season. As a team, Detroit has allowed 8.53 hits per nine innings while striking out 6.66 batters per nine. They are 11th in the league in team earned run average at 3.77.
They are batting .275 as a team, which is good for 1st in the league and hitting .282 at home. Ranked at 1st in the league in on-base percentage, the Tigers sit at .336 and they hold a .414 team slugging percentage. They rank 1st in baseball with 9.41 hits per game and Miguel Cabrera leads the team with 76.
The Reds have committed 28 errors and have combined for 637 assists and 1,653 put outs leading to a .988 team fielding percentage. For the home team, they hold a .987 team fielding percentage while committing 30 errors, accumulating 617 assists and compiling 1,683 put outs.
Cincinnati Reds Betting Trends
The Cincinnati Reds are 32-26 against the over/under so far this season
The Cincinnati Reds are 31-31 against the run line so far this season
Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 29-32 against the over/under so far this season
The Detroit Tigers are 31-32 against the run line so far this season
Injuries to Watch
06/15/15 P Tony Cingrani Shoulder Injury is on the 15 day disabled list (6/14)
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
Josh's Pick: Take the Tigers
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