Thursday, May 18, 2017
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Probable Pitchers: Dylan Bundy vs. Jordan Zimmermann
Comerica Park is the site of the matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, May 18, 2017. The probable starting pitchers are Dylan Bundy for the Orioles and Jordan Zimmermann for the Tigers.
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Baltimore opens at -107 while Detroit opens at -103. The Orioles have a 19-16-2 over/under record and a 21-16-0 run line mark. The Tigers are 18-19-0 against the run line and have a 21-15-1 over/under record.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Baltimore Orioles are 19-16-2 against the over/under
The Baltimore Orioles are 21-16-0 against the run line
Important Detroit Tigers Betting Trends
The Detroit Tigers are 21-15-1 against the over/under
The Detroit Tigers are 18-19-0 against the run line
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
05/06/17 P Gabriel Ynoa Hamstring 10-day DL (5/6)
05/06/17 P Zach Britton Forearm 10-day DL (5/5)
04/02/17 CF Anthony Santander Forearm 10-day DL (3/30)
Key Detroit Tigers Injuries
05/12/17 RF Jim Adduci Oblique 10-day DL (5/11)
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 23-14 overall record this season. Starting pitcher Dylan Bundy has a 5-1 record with an earned run average of 2.26 and a WHIP of 1.03. He has 36 strikeouts over his 51.2 innings pitched and he's given up 41 hits. He allows 7.1 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 3.38. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.09 and they have given up 149 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .272 against the bullpen and they've struck out 121 hitters and walked 60 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.4 batters per nine innings. They are 14th in the league in team earned run average at 4.07. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 326 base hits and 147 earned runs. They have allowed 42 home runs this season, ranking them 18th in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 138 batters and struck out 267. They have walked 3.8 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.4 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.43 and their FIP as a unit is 4.47.
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As a team Baltimore is hitting .254, good for 15th in the league. The Orioles hold a .418 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .314, which is good for 21st in baseball. They rank 11th in MLB with 8.9 hits per game. Jonathan Schoop is hitting .287 with an on-base percentage of .333. He has 35 hits this season in 122 at bats with 18 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .492 and an OPS+ of 123. Adam Jones is hitting .262 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .314. He has totaled 38 hits and he has driven in 15 men in 145 at bats. His OPS+ is 93 while his slugging percentage is at .393. The Orioles have 320 hits, including 59 doubles and 48 home runs. Baltimore has walked 102 times so far this season and they have struck out 315 times as a unit. They have left 253 men on base and have a team OPS of .732. They score 4.5 runs per contest and have scored a total of 162 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Detroit has a 18-19 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.28, Jordan Zimmermann has a 3-2 record and a 1.66 WHIP. He has 22 strikeouts over the 38.2 innings he's pitched. He's also given up 51 hits. He allows 11.9 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.07. The bullpen has an earned run average of 5.71 and they have given up 124 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .263 against the Tigers bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 122 batters and walked 51 opposing hitters. As a team, Detroit allows 9.2 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.1 batters per nine innings. They are 28th in the league in team earned run average at 4.7. The Tigers pitchers as a team have surrendered 323 base knocks and 165 earned runs this season. They have given up 46 home runs this year, which ranks 11th in Major League Baseball. Detroit as a staff has walked 138 hitters and struck out 285 batters. They give up a walk 3.9 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.1 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.46 while their FIP as a staff is 4.55.
As a team, they are batting .241, good for 19th in the league. The Tigers hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .321, which is good for 17th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.0 hits per contest. Victor Martinez comes into this matchup batting .270 with an OBP of .333. He has 34 hits this year along with 18 RBI in 126 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .349 with an OPS+ of 93. Nicholas Castellanos is hitting .234 this season and he has an OBP of .304. He has collected 34 hits in 145 at bats while driving in 22 runs. He has an OPS+ of 98 and a slugging percentage of .407. The Tigers as a unit have 289 base hits, including 60 doubles and 40 homers. Detroit has walked 135 times this year and they have struck out on 309 occasions. They have had 232 men left on base and have an OPS of .728. They have scored 4.72 runs per game and totaled 170 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Tigers MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Tigers -103
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